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BC to offer public health certificate for non-health workers


The Bakersfield College campus on Panorama Drive is shown in a file photo.

Bakersfield College is offering two free one-week online courses this summer that give participants the opportunity to earn a Certificate of Achievement in Public Health.

Students will learn about public health and the organizations that shape responses, health information and its communication/promotion, health care in the United States and throughout communities, according to a BC news release.

The first set of courses, PBHS B50NC and B51NC, start July 19 and are free. Support and help to get registered is available through BC’s Student Information Desk.