I’m interested in ... Public Health

Public health workers are compassionate, patient and understanding, and are inspired to help people achieve their health and wellness goals. Could the Public Health field be where you belong?

Explore these career paths and let Kingsborough Community College help you take the right steps to earn your training credentials to begin or advance your career.

Paths for Direct Support Professional (DSP)

Direct Support Professionals empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who attend day programs or live in community residences. They serve a critical role in creating new opportunities for living, loving, working and learning on a daily basis.
Goal 1: Get your certification from KCC

Career Stats | Salary Range: $23,720 – $27,850 | Bright Outlook

Goal 2: Get your associate degree from KCC

Career Stats | Salary Range: $30,500 – $41,970 | Bright Outlook

Paths for Substance Abuse Counseling
Substance Abuse Counselors work with people who are struggling with the personal and professional problems that arise from alcohol, drug or other substance use dependency. They collaborate with other healthcare and mental health professionals to coordinate services, and work with families to make sure they get the support they need. Substance Abuse Counselors work in clinics, healthcare facilities or at community-based programs. They may also work with clients referred through the criminal justice system.
Goal 1: Get your certification from KCC

Career Stats | Salary Range: $26,470 – $37,380 | Bright Outlook

Goal 2: Get your associate degree from KCC

Career Stats | Salary Range: $33,280 – $55,660 | Bright Outlook

Paths for Health Coaching
Health Coaches provide and manage health education programs that help individuals, families and their communities maintain healthy lifestyles. They link health systems, providers, insurers and patients to address individual and population health needs. Health Coaches may serve as a resource to assist individuals, other health professionals or the community.
Goal 1: Get your certification from KCC

Career Stats | Salary Range: $33,390 – $50,280 | Bright Outlook

Goal 2: Get your associate degree from KCC

Career Stats | Salary Range: $39,440 – $57,350 | Bright Outlook

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