Bronx

Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.

New Rochelle

Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.

St. Lucia

The scenic Monroe College St. Lucia campus in Barnard Hill Castries on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia combines the best of many worlds.

Queens

Monroe's Queens Extension Center is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.

  • Community Health Specialization

    The specialization in Community Health prepares the student to analyze the public health needs in a community and develop programs to improve the population’s health.  Community health work further involves investigation of the causes of poor health and disease, providing health education to affected communities; implementing programs to improve health and healthcare access; and advocating for public policy that supports community health.  The course work will focus on the prevention and control of diseases, health status assessment, health disparities, nutrition and the effect of the environment on the overall wellness of a community. The graduate will provide at-risk populations, hospital patients or company employees with education for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  Employment opportunities will be found with with medical institutions, schools and universities, government agencies and nonprofit community organizations.  Some of the many job titles that a graduate would seek are listed below:

    • Health Education Specialist
    • Epidemiologist
    • HIV/AIDS Counselor
    • Director of Environmental Health
    • Nonprofit Coordinator
    • Public Health Nutritionist
    • Surveillance Project Director

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