Community Health Coordinator

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Public and Community Health - Minor

Do you live a healthy lifestyle? Do you want to help others do the same? You can make this a career! Choose the community health coordinator minor at Murray State. Learning about healthy behaviors, disease prevention and grant writing can help you improve other people’s quality of life. As a health educator, you can work in many settings and begin a rewarding career right after you graduate. Or, you can become a certified health education specialist (CHES) — a profession that will grow 13 percent by 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

School of Nursing and Health Professions

DEPARTMENT OF Public & community health

Average class size



Main campus

Clubs and Internships

Internships are key to getting real-world work experience. That’s why they’re a required part of the public and community health program. But don’t worry — we’ll help you find one! You’ll get the chance to work in the field for an entire semester. Plus, you can learn even more by joining the Student Health Educators Association (SHEA).


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