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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’s degree level. It provides you with:

  • Opportunities to build understanding of the complex factors, forces and institutions that influence individual, community, environmental and global health;
  • Academic support, guidance, and encouragement through faculty-student mentoring; and
  • 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 13 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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