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MPH/530

Epidemiology Concepts and Public Health Diseases

Online

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$2094

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Course level: Graduate

This course provides an introduction to the skills needed by public health professionals to critically interpret disease. The main concepts of this course will cover distributions and determinants of disease, disabilities, injury, and death in human populations. This course provides an opportunity for learners to apply epidemiology concepts to case studies.

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

  • Explain how epidemiologic methods can be used to assess the behavioral, environmental, biological, and social determinant factors that have an impact on community health.
  • Develop data collection and information organization and retrieval plans.
  • Evaluate epidemiological principles of disease and injury prevention in human populations for community health interventions, programs, and initiatives.

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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