Skip navigation.
New Mexico State University
Department of Public Health Sciences
MPH Accredited by CEPH; BCH Approved by SABPAC

Goals and Objectives

Professional Objectives:

Pursue a career working in community and public health programs and education in voluntary, private and governmental agencies.

  • Successfully participate in the professional certification examination process.
  • Encourage and promote public health education within the framework of legal, ethical, moral and professional standards.
  • Provide leadership within the public health profession.
  • Collaborate with other professionals, staff, communities and consumers in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of health education programs.
  • Conduct and incorporate research findings in health education into practice settings.
  • Establish and maintain a personal commitment to intellectual inquiry, self-directed learning, and professional growth.

Academic Program Objectives:

The Bachelor of Community Health student will be able to:

  • Assess individual and community needs, assets and capacity for health education
  • Plan effective health education programs
  • Implement effective health education programs
  • Conduct evaluation and research related to health education
  • Administer and manage health education programs
  • Serve as a Health Education Resource Person
  • Communicate and advocate for health and health education

This page last updated on October 31, 2013