Community Health Interventions Concentration

This concentration constitutes a rigorous, broad and evidence-informed academic program steeped in social justice, practical experience, and collaboration with communities, focused on facilitating changes to improve community health.

Courses prepare students to:

  • design effective and culturally-relevant strategies to protect and enhance community health
  • facilitate community change by nurturing community participation and building collaborations
  • connect theoretical frameworks to intervention efforts to improve community-level health
  • communicate effectively the significance of community health interventions
  • articulate ethical dimensions of designing and implementing community interventions to improve health

Concentration Requirements

Students in the Master of Public Health in Community Health Sciences program can earn a concentration in Community Health Interventions by taking at least three of the following courses:

  • CHSC 460 – Introduction to Public Health Emergency Preparedness (3 semester hours)
  • CHSC 485 – Communications, Mass Media and Public Health (3 semester hours)
  • CHSC 584 – Community Organizing for Health (3 semester hours)
  • CHSC 586 – Health Behavior Interventions (3 semester hours)