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Health Studies focus award

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Why choose the Health Studies focus award at PCC?

The Health Studies focus award prepares you to pursue health studies and related programs at the bachelor degree level. It provides you with:

  • An introductory body of knowledge in Health Studies to prepare you for further academic study and transfer to a four-year institution or exploration of careers in the healthcare industry
  • Opportunities to build your understanding of the complex factors, forces, and institutions that influence individual, community, environmental and global health
  • Academic guidance and support through faculty-student mentoring
  • Opportunities to network with local four-year universities and colleges

Focus award information

Focus awards won’t appear on your transcript, but they may be earned alongside a certificate or degree. See the requirements and courses.

Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Focus Award: Health StudiesLess than 1 year

Learn more about Focus Awards and all 12 awards available »

Completing the focus award

Once you’ve fulfilled the requirements, contact a health studies faculty member to receive your award.

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