As a CHHS graduate, you will be very well-prepared for careers in community health education and promotion, community advocacy or mediation, human resources administration, legislative assistance, medical clinic coordination, nonprofit management, law enforcement, probation, public health, public policy analysis, social work, and youth services.
Organizations that have hired CHHS graduates include Assemblyman Simone Salinas, Legislative Office; Interim Residential Treatment Facility; Lake County Community Hospital; Monterey County AIDS Project; Monterey County Public Health; Santa Cruz County Public Health; various social services and human resources departments; Monterey County Probation Department; Merced County Probation Department; State of Hawaii Health Department; Salinas Police Department; Marina Police Department; Tehama County Health Services Agency; U.S. Probation Department; and U.S. Veterans Monterey Service Center.
Since the first graduating class in 1998, nearly 100 percent of CHHS graduates who have applied for admission to graduate programs have been accepted. They have been successful because of the major’s commitment to excellence and their commitment to continuing their professional development.
With excellent academic preparation and field-based experience, CHHS graduates have been accepted into a variety of graduate degree programs including public health (M.P.H.); social work (M.S.W.); public policy (M.P.P.); public administration (M.P.A.); criminal justice (M.A. or M.S.); counseling (M.F.C.C.); business (M.B.A.); and law (J.D.).
CHHS graduates have attended a number of prestigious universities including UC Berkeley, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Hawaii, San José State, CSU Sacramento; CSU Chico, Arizona State, and Brigham Young.