The Department of Health, Physical Education and Dance is excited to announce the State of New York has approved a new Associate in Science degree program in Public Health Program - a joint venture between HPED and Biology.
Public health refers to "the science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health". Public Health is projected to be among the top 10 majors at the 4-year CUNY colleges. There are many career opportunities in Public Health - this site lists 100 of the most common jobs
For advisement please contact:
HPED: Andrea Salis, Alicia Sinclair, Rosemary Iconis, Lana Zinger
Biology: Anuradha Srivasrava, Monica Trujillo, David Klarberg, Mangala Tawde.
Academic programs to prepare students for further studies and careers in health promotion & disease prevention, health and behavior, nutrition, physical education, exercise science, personal training, dance, massage therapy and emergency medical technician
Health and physical education courses that fulfill degree requirements - courses are designed to enable students to develop analytical reasoning skills in order to make informed health decisions and build a foundation for lifetime optimum fitness and wellness
Instruction in physical activities, including aquatics, dance, and team sports and lifetime fitness activities
Clubs, recreation, intramural and intercollegiate activities for the QCC students, faculty and staff
Continuing education courses for all ages, from youth to seniors that serve the health, social and recreational needs of community