Community Health Worker Certification

Kent State College of Public Health offers community health worker (CHW) certification as for-credit college coursework that counts toward an undergraduate degree in public health. Those who successfully complete the program, and are certified by the Ohio Board of Nursing can begin working as a CHW.

What is a community health worker?
What can I do as a community health worker?
Career Outlook
Certification Requirements
Program Requirements
Read more about Kent State's CHW Partnerships here:


Andrew Snyder, BSN, MPH                                    Sonia A. Alemagno, Ph.D.
Outreach Program Director                                  Dean, Professor of Health Policy & Management
College of Public Health                                         College of Public Health
Kent State University                                                Kent State University
(330) 672-7330                                                            (330) 672-6500                                      

Approved Community Health Worker Training program by The Ohio Board of Nursing