About the Health Education Department

The CCSF Health Education Department is 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.

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.