Department of Community Health

Since 2017

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The Department of Community Healthhas a four-year program that awards a B.Sc. in Community Health. The Department aspires to produce professional health care workers who lead the health care system in the country.


The vision of the Department of Community Health is to be globally recognized for the achievements of in health care, education, leadership, and research. The Department aspires to be a leader in assuring that Kurdistan and Iraq have the best personal health care, environmental health, and population-based preventive services possible.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the Community Health Department are capable of working in a variety of sectors. Their career opportunities include:

  1. Humanitarian and health organizations like WHO, UN, UNESCO etc.
  2. Administrative jobs in any medical sector.
  3. Auditors for health care administrations.
  4. Health programs management.
  5. Epidemiological surveying.
  6. Family advocate as social workers and counseling.
  7. Organization and implementation of refugee health programs.
  8. Researchers in any field of health care.
  9. Community educators in any field of health.
  10. Infectious diseases fields.


The mission of the Department of Community Health is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Kurdistan through integrated region, county, and community efforts, in addition to developing professional healthcare workers who promote health and care for the suffering and serve the community. Graduates will also be providers and leaders, with faith and integrity, in the delivery of high quality care within a highly technological and global environment and engage in the scholarship of discipline.


  • Prepare qualified men and women for leadership roles in basic and advanced professional healthcare practice.
  • Serve the community.
  • Promote student-centered learning.
  • Pursue teaching excellence.

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