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PHLT Courses:
PHLT 8450 - Community Health Assessment

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5 credits

This course covers community health assessment and its application to program planning. Students learn to identify and prioritize public health issues, then assess and utilize community resources to address them. Topics include measuring selected determinants of community health, evaluating community assets, applying data sources, and developing a community health assessment plan. Students will discuss approaches to synthesizing findings to identify priority health needs and consider dissemination strategies to maximize positive social change.


  • RSCH 8210
  • RSCH 8310
*Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information or visit School of Lifelong Learning for more information.