PUBLHLTH 781 — COMMUNICATING PUBLIC HEALTH EFFECTIVELY I

1 credit.

Exploration of current public health issues, interprofessional approaches and modes of communication within the MPH Program and the public health practice community. Content will advance students' analytic assessment, communication, and systems-thinking skills. Enroll Info: None

PUBLHLTH 782 — DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH AND HEALTH EQUITY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH

3 credits.

The social determinants of health, determined by deep rooted and inequitably distributed resources via institutions and systems that shape our communities and the world that we live in, are the key factors that shape ill health and exacerbate inequities in the health and well being of populations. Provides grounding in the social determinants of health through a health equity framework. Students will learn about health equity frameworks and how to integrate them into their public health practice and research. Enroll Info: None

PUBLHLTH 783 — QUANTITATIVE APPROACHES TO PUBLIC HEALTH

3 credits.

Gain the fundamental principles of epidemiology and biostatistics with an emphasis on those elements most relevant to applied public health practice. The course will provide training in epidemiology and biostatistical theory and methods through applied case examples that blend epidemiology principles with foundational statistical knowledge needed to collect and analyze public health data. Enroll Info: None

PUBLHLTH 785 — PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS

3 credits.

Focuses on the fundamental characteristics of the public health and health care systems, including key factors in performance, organization, financing, and delivery of services in major sectors of the U.S. health care system. Enroll Info: None

PUBLHLTH 786 — PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT TO PROMOTE HEALTH

3 credits.

Gain knowledge about theory, concepts, and methods of program planning and evaluation in the context of health care and community health organizations. Covers content and case studies on planning, designing, and implementing health services and quality improvement projects. Basic principles of tools for budget development and resource management related to grants or projects are included. Class projects provide the opportunity to collaborate in the creation of program plans, logic models, and grant proposals. Enroll Info: None

PUBLHLTH 788 — APPLIED PRACTICE EXPERIENCE

1-6 credits.

Master of Public Health students gain practical experience in a public health setting as outlined in their learning agreement. Enroll Info: None

PUBLHLTH 791 — COMMUNICATING PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION EFFECTIVELY II

2 credits.

Designed to improve public health professionals' abilities to communicate with different audiences such as news media, legislators, board members, and the public. Learn strategies for health communication based on scientific recommendation and apply these skills by planning and executing communication activities used in the field. Enroll Info: None