Campus | University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado
Dedicated to working on the frontlines of public health through investigating, applying and evaluating solutions to critical health issues, community and behavioral health specialists impact our communities daily. In the Colorado School of Public Health MPH program in Community and Behavioral Health you can influence individuals to make positive health decisions, while strengthening our communities.
Courses in Community and Behavioral Health are designed to prepare students to address the social, cultural, political, economic and environmental factors that influence health. By studying behaviors, you’ll learn to design and evaluate programs that modify the incidence of diseases the impact our nation and globe.
If you find yourself asking questions like, “how can individuals change risky health behaviors?” or “what are the best interventions for preventing obesity?” a career in community and behavioral health will fit your interests. Upon completion of this program, you’ll find careers as health educators, evaluation specialists and program officers at public health agencies, hospitals, non-profits and academic institutions.
Learn to assess community needs, develop programs and alter policies that will promote health, prevent disease and enhance quality of life.
MPH-Community and Behavioral Health Curriculum Checksheet
Concentration Requirements - Community & Behavioral Health
MPH Core Course Equivalencies
Required MPH Core Courses (18 credits)
Applied Biostatistics I
Environmental & Occupational Health
Foundations of Health Behavior
Health Systems Management Policy
Foundations in Public Health
Statistical Computing – SAS
Statistical Computing – SPSS
Required Concentration Courses (12 credits)
Methods in Research & Evaluation
Program Planning & Implementation
Community Health Assessment
Community & Behavioral Health Elective (any CBHS course)