The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive, two-year, paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PHAP associates are assigned to public health agencies and nongovernmental organizations and work alongside other professionals across a variety of public health settings.
Throughout the two-year training program, associates gain hands-on experience that will serve as a foundation for their public health careers. After completing the program, PHAP graduates are qualified to apply for jobs with public health agencies and organizations.
2016 PHAP Host Site and Associate Application Periods
The application period for PHAP candidates opens January 4–8,2016. The application period for PHAP host sites opens January 4–22, 2016. Please continue to visit our website for updates.
Become an Associate: Your Public Health Career Starts Here
Become an Associate
Gain hands-on public health experience in different program areas as a PHAP associate.
Become a Host Site
Become a Host Site: Improve your Health Department's Ability to Deliver Public Health Services
Help build the next generation of public health professionals by becoming a PHAP host site.
For information on other training and fellowship opportunities at CDC, please visit Public Health Training Fellowships.
- Page last reviewed: April 22, 2015
- Page last updated: November 3, 2015
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