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.
Concentration Requirements - Community & Behavioral Health
MPH Core Course Equivalencies
Core Courses (18 credits)
BIOS 6601 Applied
Biostatistics I 3
EPID 6630 Epidemiology 3 credits
EHOH 6614 Environmental & Occupational Health 3 credits
CBHS 6611 Foundations of Health Behavior 3
HSMP 6601 Health
Systems Management Policy 3
PUBH 6600 Foundations in Public Health 2 credits
BIOS 6603 Statistical Computing – SAS 1
BIOS 6604 Statistical Computing – SPSS 1 credit
Courses (12 credits)
CBHS 6612 Methods
in Research & Evaluation 3 credits
CBHS 6613 Program
Planning & Implementation 3 credits
CBHS 6624 Community Health Assessment 3
& Behavioral Health Elective (any CBHS course) 3 credits
PUBH 6606 Practicum 2
PUBH 6955 Capstone
Project 2 credits