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Public and Community Health


Name: Public & Community Health
Location: Health Professions Building West Campus 987 S Geneva Rd Orem, UT
Telephone: 801-863-8651
Web Address:
Chair: Mary Brown

Mission Statement

The Department of Public and Community Health provides excellent, engaged learning experiences that will prepare successful students who are competent professionals serving the health needs of individuals, families, and communities.


Public & Community Health

  • Advisor: Jennie Olson
  • (AA/AS Community Health, BS Community Health - Community Health Education, Minor Community Health Education)
  • Office: HP 101c
  • Telephone: 801-863-8408
  • Email:
  • Advisor: Kristie Dockstader
  • (BS Community Health - Health Services Administration, BS School Health Education, Minor School Health Education)
  • Office: HP 101b
  • Telephone: 801-863-6579
  • Email:

Courses in the Public and Community Health area of study lead to possible careers in community health education and promotion, school health, health care management, and other community health and human service administration.

Students in the Department of Public and Community Health may receive an Associate in Science or Arts with an emphasis in Community Health; an Associate in Science in Health Sciences; an Integrated Studies Bachelor of Science or Arts with a Community Health Emphasis; a Bachelor of Science in Community Health in one of the following areas: Community Health Emphasis, School Health Education Emphasis, Health Services Administration; or a Health Minor with an emphasis in Community Health Education or School Health Education.

The Public and Community Health program at UVU provides support courses for General Education, the Elementary Education program, and the Integrated Studies program. The department is committed to provide course work that will enable students to complete an Associate in Science or Associate in Arts Degree with a pre-major in Community Health, and that can be transferred to other institutions.


Degrees & Programs