2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MHA 686 - Community Health

Credits: Three (3)
This course provides an overview of the concepts and methods of community health assessment and improvement in the USA today. This course will examine political, social, environmental and economic factorsas well as access to care– that affect health outcomes across populations. Students will examine community health topics and their relation to community health improvement including: the nature of health and its determinants; the use of quantitative and qualitative methods; community mobilization and capacity building; the organization and structure of community health agencies and their myriad roles; the evidence-base for community health improvement interventions and the impact of current national policy, including the Affordable Care Act .
Prerequisite: MHA 656