2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
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2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Community Health Education Specialization in Public Health

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The Community Health Education specialization focuses on the medical, social, political, ethical, and economic factors that contribute to the overall well-being of public health systems and the communities they serve.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Utilize critical-thinking and assessment skills in order to analyze barriers, assess needs, and advance the knowledge and practice of public health.
  2. Evaluate and apply population-based theories and strategies used in the prevention of disease and disability.
  3. Lead and inform professional communication, marketing, and public relations on key issues in public health.
  4. Apply fiscal and organizational tenets to public health program leadership.
  5. Demonstrate advanced competency in health informatics and surveillance techniques used in public health programs.
  6. Apply public health research to promote positive social change concerning the health of diverse populations.
  7. Engage in scientific inquiry that advances the knowledge base of research and practice in community health assessment and education.
  8. Examine evidence-based, community health education and intervention programs and activities designed to improve public health.