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Master of Public Health

Community Health

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Master of Public Health

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College of Health Sciences
West Chester, PA 19383


Name: Dr. Lynn Carson
Phone: 610-436-2245 | 610-436-2138
Email: lcarson@wcupa.edu

Community Health

The Community Health elective track uses the entry-level competencies for health education specialists (National Commission for Health Education Credentialing) as a framework and guide in providing students with an appropriate scope and sequence of the necessary knowledge and skills needed for a student completing a master’s degree. The learning objectives for this elective track are taken directly from the ten responsibilities for entry level health educators. The competencies and sub-competencies for each area of responsibility are addressed in the elective courses. Learning outcomes for each course are listed in the syllabi.

Upon completion of the Community Health Track graduates will be able to:

  • Assess individual and community needs for health education
  • Plan effective community health education programs
  • Implement community health education programs
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of community health education programs
  • Coordinate provision of community health education services
  • Serve as a resource person in community health education
  • Communicate community health and education needs, concerns and resources
  • Apply appropriate research principles and methods in community health education
  • Administer community health education programs
  • Advance the profession of health education

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Contact:
Dr. Lynn Carson
610-436-2138
lcarson@wcupa.edu