Become an Associate

The 2019 application period for PHAP candidates will be open February 4–8, 2019.
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Two Photos: First image shows two associates in the field preparing for helicopter transport. Second image shows a group of asociates in an office setting meeting with a health department official.

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a two-year training and service program that provides hands-on experience in public health. Explore these pages to learn how to apply, discover the benefits of joining PHAP, find answers to frequently asked questions, and read about a typical day in the life of an associate!

Page last reviewed: January 3, 2017