Upon successful completion of the MPH:
- Students will summarize the key events that influenced the development of public health and health promotion.
- Students will describe public health and the role of public health in the prevention and management of infectious and chronic diseases.
- Students will develop community needs assessments, plan health promotion programs, design interventions for program implementation, and conduct process, impact, and outcome evaluations of programs addressing public health challenges.
- Students will evaluate the various individual, interpersonal, social, and environmental determinants that impact population health issues.
- Students will develop interprofessional collaborations to improve population health.
- Students will explain the importance of epidemiology and biostatistics for the surveillance of public health status.
- Students will synthesize the results of a literature search on a public health issue using credible, peer-reviewed academic sources into a literature review.
- Students will critically evaluate public health research and evidence-based practice to inform community needs assessments, plan health promotion interventions, and health program evaluations.
- Students will construct a logic model to inform the design of public health interventions.
- Students will design research studies with appropriate quantitative or qualitative data analysis plans.
- Students will create health promotion materials that demonstrate cultural competence and sensitivity to diversity for public health issues.
- Students will explain the importance of community engagement in promoting healthy behaviors.
- Students will devise effective communication and marketing campaigns for successful health promotion programs.
- Students will advocate for health promotion and public health through leadership efforts.
- Students will comply with the code of ethics for health educators and public health professionals, and always practice using the highest ethical standards.
- Students will evaluate policies to determine their impact on public health issues.
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