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School of Health Sciences

Public and Community Health

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The Public and Community Health major at Lasell has a professional focus, rooted in Connected Learning, that seeks to educate students by promoting self-expression, academic exploration and critical thinking in academic, civic, and career-relevant areas.

  • The Lasell Bachelor of Science in Public and Community Health degree program provides students to receive specialized training in development and implementation of public health programming, collection and analysis of relevant data, and presentation and dissemination of information pertaining to issues related to healthcare.
  • This is a multidisciplinary program that requires educational contributions from the natural sciences, social sciences, mathematics, communication, and the humanities.
  • Upon completion of the Public and Community Health program, students will be eligible to apply for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification, supported by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing.
  • Lasell's School of Health Sciences has degree programs in Biochemistry, BiologyCybersecurityData AnalyticsExercise ScienceFitness ManagementForensic ScienceHealth Science, and Public and Community Health.

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Problem-based learning and clinical application, through active participation of students, is critical to the understanding of subject matter and the development of clinical reasoning and critical thinking.

Cristina Haverty, M.Ed.

Dean, School of Health Sciences

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