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MPH/520

Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health

Online

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$2094

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Course level: Graduate

This course focuses on concepts and methods of social and behavioral sciences relevant to the identification and solution of public health problems. It addresses the behavioral, social and cultural factors related to individual and population health over the life-time. Research and practice in this area contributes to the development, administration and evaluation of programs and policies in public health and health services to promote and sustain healthy environments and healthy lives for individuals and populations.

Prerequisites

This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Learning Outcomes

  • Compare and contrast models and theories to address social and behavioral public health issues among a variety of populations
  • Identify and describe appropriate program planning methods and models
  • Apply knowledge of ethics, health literacy and the inter-relationship between social determinants of health and their effects on public health issues.

Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

Next Steps

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Credit Transfer

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