Improve lives and make a difference for those at-risk.

NSCC’s Community Health Worker certificate program provides educational instruction for Community Health Workers to serve as frontline outreach advocate and liaison service providers linking individuals and community to facilitate access to health and human services and improve the value and quality of cultural competence in human service care delivery. Community Health Workers work in clinic and community based settings providing individual, familial and community outreach, health education, informal counseling, social support, direct care coordination, advocacy and case management for service and referrals that establish and promote individual and community self-sufficiency and health capacity. For students interested in continuing their education, courses in this program count towards NSCC’s Human Services Practitioner Associate in Science degree.



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NSCC’s Community Health Worker certificate program offers courses during the fall, and spring semesters.

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NSCC’s Community Health Worker certificate program is Open Admissions. You may apply to start in the fall or spring semesters. There is no fee to apply to this program.

Here are the required courses for NSCC’s Community Health Worker certificate program.

Student Learner Outcomes for NSCC’s Community Health Worker program are detailed in NSCC’s Academic Catalog.

The total tuition and General and Technology Fees for In-state Residents without financial aid is $6,244 for the 28 credits Community Health Worker certificate (fees vary by program).

Books and course materials, transportation, and health insurance expenses are not included in the tuition and fee costs.

The Board of Trustees reserves the right to increase fees without prior notice. The MA Board of Higher Education reserves the right to increase tuition without prior notice.

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