Data Applications for Public Health Practice

Fall 2024 > Health Sciences > PUBH.5600 > 031

Course No: PUBH.5600-031; SIS Class Nbr: 8697; SIS Term: 3410
Course Status: Open

Course Description

Working with data is foundational to public health. This class will provide a practical introduction to how to think about and utilize data for a variety of public health functions Students will investigate sources of local, national, and global public health data, including health records, surveys, and vital statistics in terms of what data is available and how to access, manage, analyze, communicate, and use these data. Students will apply informatics and data sources to population health activities. Students will gain hands on experience working with data in practical ways through data visualizations and software used for public health informatics.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Devan Hawkins
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Fall: Sep 04 to Dec 20
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1800 | Pay as little as $367/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Graduate Certificate in Health Service Management, M.S. in Health Information Management: Health Informatics Option, M.S. in Health Information Management: Health Service Management Option

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