Academics Shared Interprofessional Courses

Applied Nutrition


APN 701: Nutrition, Wellness, and Multimedia Communications

Strategic use of multimedia communications tools in the nutrition and wellness industry will be examined. Theories of mass communication, including contemporary perspectives and their application to current nutrition and wellness practice are emphasized. Topics include professional and ethical approaches to…

Credits: 3

Applied Nutrition


APN 705: Online Research and Advanced Research Methods

Advanced research methods and conducting online research will be examined. Appropriate use of qualitative and quantitative research design, methodology, data collection, and analyses will be emphasized. Topics include determining appropriate research design, population size, recruiting research participants, the use of…

Credits: 3

Applied Nutrition


APN 707: Dietary Practices and the Environment

Diets, dietary practices, food choice and food patterns will be examined through the lens of sustainability at local, national and global levels. Consumer choices and their impact on food webs and global food systems will be explored, through analyzing the…

Credits: 3

Applied Nutrition


APN 710: Media and Ethics in Nutrition

Media organizations, their audiences, and the ethics of advertising will be examined. Best practices, transparency and risk mediation in advertising will be explored. Topics include communicating with potential clients in both industry and non-profit sectors, seeking grant funding for nutrition…

Credits: 3

Applied Nutrition


APN 712: Global Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture Policy

Global food systems, systems of agriculture, food webs, the influence of agricultural systems on climate change, and environmental impacts of food growth, processing, and distribution will be examined. National and International law and agricultural, trade and financial policies, and effects…

Credits: 3

Applied Nutrition


APN 715: Measuring Social Media Impact

Social media metrics used to inform marketing campaigns and budgeting decisions will be explored. Analyzing social media metrics and developing strategies for viable advertising and social media information dissemination campaigns concerning nutrition and wellness will be emphasized. Topics include how…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

Applied Nutrition


APN 717: Food Justice and Advocacy

Food access, food sovereignty, and the economics of food will be investigated. Local and international social justice and food advocacy initiatives will be investigated. Social feeding programs, community needs assessments and funding for food advocacy programs will be examined. Topics…

Credits: 3

Applied Nutrition


APN 725: Business Development and Entrepreneurship

Small business development in the nutrition and wellness industry will be examined. Strategic decision making and leadership will be emphasized. Topics include the development of business plans, assessing the risk of business concepts, and identifying strategies for success in competitive,…

Credits: 3

Applied Nutrition


APN 730: Medical Nutrition Therapy

Nutrition principles, clinical nutrition assessment, the development, use, and monitoring of therapeutic diets, and nutrition support in the treatment and prevention of disease will be examined. Topics include lifestyle strategies and nutrition and therapeutic based interventions to correct nutrition insufficiencies,…

Credits: 3

Applied Nutrition


APN 734: Nutrition Leadership, Community Nutrition and Wellness

Nutrition behavior, public health implications of nutrition status, nutrition education initiatives and leadership in the nutrition and wellness fields will be examined. Development of educational materials and programs for a range of settings will be explored and dissemination of professional…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

Applied Nutrition


APN 735: Nutrition Leadership, Community Nutrition and Wellness

Nutrition behavior, public health implications of nutrition status, nutrition education initiatives and leadership in the nutrition and wellness fields will be examined. Development of educational materials and programs for a range of settings will be explored and dissemination of professional…

Credits: 3

Applied Nutrition


APN 740: Nutrition and Nutrition Information in the Media

Commercial and media influence on concepts of physical and mental health, wellness, nutrition and nutrition education will be examined. Commercialization and consolidation of food systems and the impacts on nutrition are explored. Topics include food labeling, food advertising, the impact…

Credits: 3

Education


EDU 725: Behavior Considerations in the Inclusive Setting

This course will help participants identify and prioritize essential behavioral skills in their work with students. They will explore how to model, teach, and nurture behavioral skills and analyze differentiation strategies at Tier 1 of a Positive Behavior Intervention and…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $620/credit

Education


EDU 726: Telling Your School's Story Through Data Analysis

This course will focus on the use of data to create inclusive environments for all students. Participants in this course will apply the components of the Continuous School Improvement Framework (Plan-Implement- Evaluate-Improve). Participants will use data readily available in their…

Credits: 3

Education


EDU 727: Understanding the Whole Child in the Inclusive Setting

This course will deepen participants’ understanding of the factors that affect a learner’s ability to access their education. Participants will explore the current research in neuroscience and its connection to social and emotional learning. Participants will review and understand practical…

Credits: 3

Education


EDU 760: Adult Learning Theory

Participants in this course will examine the major assumptions and tenets of adult learning theory including andragogy and self-directed learning, constructivism, experiential and situated learning, and transformative learning theory. The goal of this course is to familiarize participants with current…

Credits: 3

Public Health


GPH 702: An Interprofessional Approach to Policy and Advocacy

This course brings together graduate students in public health, education, social work, nutrition, and health informatics to work collaboratively to learn the fundamentals of policy-making as applied to the broad issue of student mental health in an educational setting. Students…

Credits: 3

Healthcare Administration


GPH 706: Public Health Administration

This course provides an overview of the history, content, scope, and processes of public health administration. Emphasis is placed on administration, public health structure and framework, organizational culture, management functions and roles, leadership, motivation, and performance management. Basic principles and…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

Public Health


GPH 714: Principles of Public Health

This course will examine public health principles and concepts. It will provide a broad framework for understanding public health’s role in community health, prevention, and medicine. Using the five core public health knowledge areas and the ten essential public health…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

Public Health


GPH 719: Research Methods

This course is designed to introduce core topics necessary to understand and conduct ethically sound and scientifically valid public health research. It is designed to build on the skills gained in other fundamental public health courses such as principles of…

Credits: 3

Public Health


GPH 721: Foundations of Maternal and Child Health

Maternal and child health provides a foundation for a community’s development and sustainability. Students will apply public health frameworks to maternal and child health concepts and issues; in the process, they will gain a broad understanding of the field of…

Credits: 3

Healthcare Administration


GPH 722: Introduction to Environment Health

The world about us provides for our life, but also can be dangerous to our health. This dichotomy is the essence of the study of environmental health. Students completing this course will be able to apply scientific knowledge to evaluate…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

Public Health


GPH 727: Grant Writing

In this course students will have the opportunity to focus on the grant writing process (as it is designed and directed by a federal or state public health funding agency). Particular emphasis will be placed on identifying and applying the…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

Public Health


GPH 732: Community Assessment

This course examines the concepts, methods, and practices for assessing the health of a community. Topics include measuring community health status, developing community health profiles, identifying the determinants of health, and the utilization of community health assessment in developing public…

Credits: 3