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MPH 531 - Public Health Policy

Campus: Springfield


This course considers contemporary public health issues and policy; the role of the public health manager; and the fundamentals of public health program and policy development, implementation, and evaluation. It provides an introduction to public health concepts, policy and practice by examining the philosophy, purpose, history, organization, functions, tools, activities policies and results of public health practice at the international, national, state, and community levels. The course addresses important health issues and problems facing the public health system and the application of management theory and skills to the administration of public health programs, policies and facilities.

Academic Program Restrictions:

CERT: Online Epidemiology -UIS CERT:OnlineEmrPrepHomeSec -UIS MPH: Online Public Health-UIS MPH:Online PH-Env Health -UIS NDEG:Online Env Health -UIS NDEG:OnlineEnvRiskAssess -UIS CERT: Online Comm Hlth Ed -UIS

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall , Spring , Summer


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