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Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 17
  • Delivery: Must be completed entirely online; no face-to-face options available.

About this Program

The Community Health Worker program will prepare you to obtain employment in a variety of organizations. Community Health Workers perform a broad range of health related functions and play an important role in bridging the gap between cultures and health care systems. A Community Health Worker will work with health care organizations to increase cultural competence, improve access to health care for racial and ethnic minorities, improve the quality of care for the chronically ill, promote healthy communities, and educate families about access to and use of health care coverage.

Labor Market Information

  • Community Health Workers

  • Median wage: $17.69/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu