Introduction to Public Health


Students are introduced to the framework, policies and practices of the public health in the United States.

Starting at $795.00
As few as 11 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Understand the organization and financing of the health services of the United States
  • Evaluate the current strategies for advancing the public health
  • Identify the challenges facing our public health system

About this course:

This course explores the nation's health challenges, the epidemiologic basis of the public's health, the organization and financing of health services in the United States, and current strategies for advancing the public health. The course introduces students to a range of topics, issues, and frameworks to help understand current public health issues and modern public health systems, policies, and practices. Transferable for UC credit.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Claudia Mikail
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Enrollment limited to 25. Enrollment deadline: January 8, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 08, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: Introduction to Public Health by Mary-Jane Schneider

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