Health Education Department

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Welcome to Health Education

Welcome to the CCSF Health Education Department.  We are proud to offer a wide variety of classes that meet graduation and transfer requirements as well as courses designed to train students for careers in public health and social service fields.  Our work is grounded in public health and social justice perspectives, and an abiding commitment to eliminating persistent health inequalities or unequal rates of illness and death among communities.  Our faculty are dedicated to supporting your academic and career success. 

Credit Programs 


The Health Education Department provides several vocational certificate programs for students interested in health-related careers. 


We also collaborate with other departments and programs:

For a complete list of Health Education Department's classes, please check the current Schedule.  For more description of our courses, please see the CCSF Catalog.

Mission Statement 

The Health Education Department is committed to educating Bay Area residents and communities, providing resources for work and study in the field of health. We understand that the health of individuals and communities is determined by the complex interaction of biological, political, economic, social and cultural factors. We are committed to promoting individual, family and community health, advocating for social justice and the elimination of health inequalities.