Health Science/Public Health Informatics Pathway

Program
Degree Type
Associate in Science

Public Health Informatics and Technology (PHIT) uses data  and technology to advance health equity and impact population health.  This NCC Associate degree is designed for students to  transfer to University of  Massachusetts in  Lowell and earn  their bachelor’s degree in Public Health.

Public Health Career Options include:
• Chief Information Officer
• Public Health Informatics Specialist
• Manager of Health Information
• Health inspectors and educators
• Health communication and marketing specialists
• Public health professionals in a variety of roles
Public Health professionals work in a variety of industries:
• Environmental Health
• Epidemiology
• Health Administration
• Health Promotion
• Health Policy
• Social and Public Policy
• Global Health
Curriculum includes:
• College Composition
• Introduction to Psychology
• Anatomy & Physiology 1 and II
• Statistics
• Human Growth & Development
• Medical Microbiology
• Introduction to Public Health
• U.S. Healthcare System
• Public Health Informatics and Technology
 
Total Credits
60
Course Sequencing

HLTH105N pre or co-req: ENGL101N

ENGL101N pre or co-req: ACCUPLACER Score

Item #
Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
14

HLTH205N pre-req: HLTH105N

PSYC201N pre-req : PSYC101N

MATH106N pre or co-req: ACCUPLACER Score

HLTH210N pre-req: HLTH105N

Item #
Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credits
Sub-Total Credits
17

BIO210N pre or co-req: BIOL201N or BIO105N with a grade of 'C' or better

ENGL102N pre-req: ENGL101N

Item #
Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credits
General Education Elective  +
3
General Education Elective  +
3
Specialty and Support Courses: (As appropriate to student’s career plans)  +
11
Sub-Total Credits
24
Item #
Title
Class Hours
Lab Hours
Credits
Specialty and Support Courses: (As appropriate to student’s career plans)  +
11
Sub-Total Credits
11