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Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals: Domains

The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals are organized into eight domains. These domains reflect skill areas within public health. Each domain contains between 7 and 16 competencies.


 

 

 

The eight domains are:

  • Analytical/Assessment Skills
  • Policy Development/Program Planning Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Cultural Competency Skills
  • Community Dimensions of Practice Skills
  • Public Health Sciences Skills
  • Financial Planning and Management Skills
  • Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills
 
Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals: Domains