Available courses

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Introduction to Public Health

This course provides a comprehensive overview of public health from its historical roots to defining what public health is today. The course may be taken alone or as part of the CE Online Certificate in Public Health. It is completely online and self paced.



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Evidence Based Public Health: Program Planning and Evaluation

This online and self-paced course provides a comprehensive overview of Evidence-Based Public Health. It teaches participants the steps for impactful program planning and evaluation that are based on sound scientific data. 

The course is based on the work of Ross C. Brownson, PhD and his colleagues at Washington University.

The course may be taken alone or as part of the CE Online Certificate in Public Health. It is completely online and self paced.


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Data Skills for Public Health

Welcome to Data Skills for Public Health. This course covers data sources, common epidemiology designs, validity and reliability of data and public health informatics. The course may be taken alone or as part of the CE Online Certificate in Public Health. It is completely online and self paced.

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Community Engagement

The Community Engagement course focuses on community engagement in the community health assessment process. Particular emphasis is placed on using the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) model with the County Health Rankings and Roadmap. This model also meets non-profit hospital Community Health Needs Assessment requirements in ACA IRS regulations. 

The course may be taken alone or as part of the CE Online Certificate in Public Health. It is completely online and self paced.

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Public Health Finance

The Financial Management course examines the financing of Public Health and the underlying issues that influence resource availability on the federal, state and local levels, including an overview of the grant writing process and the use of basic financial analysis tools. The course may be taken alone or as part of the CE Online Certificate in Public Health. It is completely online and self paced.

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Policy and Advocacy

This course provides an overview of issues surrounding advocacy and policy development. Specifically, it examines how to apply advocacy and agenda setting principles in public policy making. The course also explains the relevant legislative and regulatory processes. Overall, this course will increase your familiarity with public health policy, interpretation, and public health decision making. 

The course may be taken alone or as part of the CE Online Certificate in Public Health. It is completely online and self paced.

It is highly recommended that you complete Evidence-Based Public Health or a similar EBPH course.

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Public Health History Timeline

This Public Health History Timeline is a stand alone resource and learning tool, rather than course. The interactive timeline spans public health history from 1000 BCE to Today. It is constantly updated.

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Success Story Training

This Success Story training is based on a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention template. Success stories can be used to give your program more visibility.  It is a reader-friendly, concise way to tell funders and the public about what you are accomplishing.  This course provides you training and resources that will help you develop a brief one page story that can be shared with stakeholders, funders, and the general public.