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SUM21 GR Courses (4.27.21b)
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Fall 2021 Courses (5.5.2021)
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WR22 GR Courses 
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Year-Long Planning Schedule

AY21-22 Grad Program of Study Planning Schedule (to come)

Course Descriptions

Public Health Program Evaluation – CPH 538 / 638

Course Code Credit

CPH 538/638


Course Information

Using case study methodology, this course focuses on the acquisition of technical skills in design, data collection and analysis for the purpose of evaluating public health programs. Program justification and evaluation for policy-making purposes will be emphasized. In addition, alternative forms of evaluation will be examined including rapid assessment, participatory evaluation and historical, social networking and other techniques. Students will have the opportunity to examine public health data sets and to design an evaluation focused on a disparate population as well as develop policy based on critical analysis of several types of evaluations.

Doctoral students register in the CPH 638 section.