Program Specific Competency Goals

Upon successful completion of a degree in Community Health, graduates will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in communication by organizing ideas clearly and effectively in written formats. (Communication)**
  • Incorporate communication strategies in collaborative relationships with clients and their families, community organizations, and/or other stakeholders. (Communication)**
  • Utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to analyze community health needs. (Critical Thinking)**
  • Practice awareness of cultural, ethnic, age, gender, and lifestyle differences. (Diversity)**
  • Utilize evolving technologies proficiently in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of community health care. (Technology)**
  • Demonstrate ethical and professional conduct appropriate to the community health environment. (Professionalism)**

**Categories denoted in the parentheses represent relationship to the Clarkson College student success skills, which are our institutional student learning outcomes, and include Communication, Technology, Critical Thinking, Diversity, and Professionalism. 

Performance Outcomes

  2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission,
no Board exams for Community Health
Graduation Rate* 25% 40% 75%
Job Placement/Employment Rate** 100% 100% 100%

**Employment rates taken from returned graduate surveys, employer surveys, and Community Health graduates report to program individually.