Community Health Coach

Community Health Coach (HEA3120) is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge, tools, and resources to work in a variety of heath care settings under the supervision of licensed health professionals. Community Health Coaches will also support community individuals to improve their personal health through churches and community groups.

Instructional topics include: leadership and coaching, case management, emotional literacy, communication and confidentiality, servant leadership, clinical signs and symptoms of chronic disease, risk factors and disease complications, vital signs and clinical skills proficiency, nutrition and cardiovascular disease, oral health and tobacco use, foot care, DASH diet, food safety, nutrition and cancer, community outreach, computer skills, physical activity and stress, community engagement, and community health assessment processes.

Students interested in Community Health Coach should have a general interest in community health and improving chronic disease in our region. Courses may be offered on either campus of Edgecombe Community College.

Program Specific Requirement

Written documentation of high school diploma, official transcript, or equivalency.

Tuition & Fees

  • $180
  • Additional costs for textbooks, supplies, and/or other items may be needed to participate in class

Spring Schedule

Dates Day Time Location
January 10 – March 30 Tuesday, Thursday, and 2 Saturdays 5:15 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Tarboro
January 17 – April 25 Tuesday, Thursday 8:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tarboro
January 23 – April 26 Monday, Wednesday 1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Rocky Mount
February 2 – May 16 Tuesday, Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Tarboro
February 20 – May 24 Monday, Wednesday 8:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Rocky Mount


Brittany Harrelson
(252) 823-5166, ext. 293

Jennifer Norville
(252) 823-5166, ext. 202