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2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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MPH 210 - Public Health Policies and Systems

Semester Hours: 3

Fall, Spring

This course will cover the organizational structure and administrative function of public health systems, policies, and programs at the local, state, and federal levels in the United States. Emphasis is placed on challenges in the public sector, although health-related activities in the private sector are also considered. We will examine critical health care and public health policy issues from a multitude of perspectives, including values, politics, system influences, leadership, communication, organization behavior, ethical and legal challenges, finance, workforce, evidence-based practice and community engagement. International comparisons of public health and regulatory settings will also be explored

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