Community Health Care Worker

​​​​​​​Community health workers are a​dv​ocates for individual and community health needs.

​As a community health worker, you will become a necessary li​nk for hospitals, churches,​ insurance companies and non-profits to connect with diverse populations and promote healthy behaviors.

Community health workers co​nduct outreach for medical personnel or health organizations in order to implement programs in communities. These programs promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health.​

Community health workers may provide information on available resources, provide social support, informal counseling, and advocate for individual and community health needs. They may also provide services such as first aid and blood pressure screenings.

Community Health Worker (​CE Skills A​ward)

Courses Required:

  • CHLT 1001 - Introduction to Community Health
  • CHLT 1002 - Wellness and Health Promotion

​​​​​​​Important: Check the CE schedule​ to verify if and when the class is currently being offered.

How To Search​:

  • ​View the CE schedule.​​
  • Select the semester you wish to register for.
  • Select the prefix of your desired course (example: HRPO).
  • Results for the course numbers, sections and times will be displayed for that semester.​​

Need Help? Submit a ​Career Connected Learning Interest Form


HB 1508 Notice

This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. 

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Looking to earn more? A career as a community health care worker can start you on the path to a great career in health care.