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 a state, tribal, local, or territorial public health agency and work on prevention alongside other professionals across a variety of public health settings. After completing the program, PHAP graduates will be qualified to apply for jobs with government public health agencies.
PHAP: The Next Generation of Public Health Professionals
Become an Associate: Your Public Health Career Starts Here
Gain frontline public health experience in different program areas as a PHAP associate.
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.
A Day in the Life of PHAP Associates
"This has been an incredibly exciting and eye-opening experience for me. The fact that every day is slightly different definitely keeps me on my toes and has really broadened my public health knowledge...." – Tifanny Gee, PHAP Class of 2011
- Page last reviewed: March 6, 2014
- Page last updated: April 7, 2014
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