Browse Graduate Level Summer Courses

Browse our online graduate level courses to find exactly what you are looking for this summer!

APN 515: Applied Food Innovation


This course will provide applied foundational knowledge in food science, food safety (HACCP) and management principles as it relates to nutrition. Management and supervision planning, organizing, staffing control, leadership, budgeting, directing, marketing and other tools to aid an effective manager…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

APN 604: Nutrition Across the Lifespan


Nutrition requirements and metabolism from preconception through older adulthood are examined. The impacts and effects of culture, environment, economy, and mental and physical health on nutrition status across the life cycle are explored. Metabolism of macronutrients, nutrition assessment methodologies, and…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

APN 625: Nutrition Practice For Health Promotion and Disease Prevention


Nutrition and health promotion and the role of nutrition in disease prevention are examined. Topics include exploring theory-based approaches to lifestyle and behavior modification to advance the health and nutriture status of individuals and communities, development of culturally and age…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

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

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

APN 750: Clinical Management of Overweight and Obesity


The management and treatment of overweight and obesity are examined. Treatment approaches including medical, behavioral, and lifestyle management interventions are explored. Current practices will be critically reviewed and appropriate research methodology for proposing clinical or behavioral research will be examined.…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

APN 770: Nutrition Counseling and Communication


The role of the nutrition professional in promoting general health and wellness through a variety of communication methods will be examined. Theoretical models of nutrition counseling and behavior change and evidence-based nutrition intervention design strategies are emphasized. Topics include calculation…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

APN 785: Nutrition Assessment and Application in a Clinical Setting


This course will emphasize the Nutrition Focused Physical Exam approach to nutrition assessment in the clinical setting. Advanced assessment of dietary, biochemical, and body size and body composition will be included in this course. Students will apply computer skills and…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

EDU 610: Differentiation Theory and Strategy


This course explores the theories of differentiated instruction. Within the course, educators analyze differentiation theories and incorporate differentiation strategies into the design of units and lessons in their own educational settings. Collegial reflection regarding the use of these differentiation strategies…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $620/credit

EDU 625: Developing a Framework for Diversity and Inclusion


This course centers on the principles of diversity, inclusion, and social justice. Participants will create a framework for diversity and inclusion through engagement with the literature and theories on social identity in the historic context of America. We will examine…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $620/credit

EDU 650: Design Thinking for Organizational Innovation


This course will introduce participants to the Design Thinking process as a platform for innovation. Participants will be immersed in a proven, five-step rapid iteration process that will help to quickly develop and test innovative ideas. This course will provide…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $620/credit

EDU 701: Educational Leadership


This course provides the overarching context for the educational leadership focus area. Educators consider theories and practices relating to effective and ethical leadership in educational settings. Topics include diagnosing the work environment, decision-making, problem-solving, strategic planning, and human resource development.…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $620/credit

EDU 703: Educational Change & School Reform


Regardless of how beneficial a desired change may seem, new initiatives are often difficult to implement. Each educational setting has its own culture, and innovations and changes that are incompatible with the prevailing climate may elicit resistance and hostility. The…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $620/credit

EDU 721: Using Technology within Inclusion Education


This course introduces students to the use of technology in the education of individuals with special needs. Methods and techniques for evaluation and determination of appropriate uses of technology are included. A range of assistive technologies are covered as well…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $620/credit

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

EDU 742: Study Skills & Content Literacy


This course focuses on research-based study skills and strategies for providing literacy instruction within the classroom content area. Educators will learn to integrate literacy and study skills instruction in their classrooms while designing reading assignments that afford students access to…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $620/credit

EDU 747: Literacy for English Language Learners


This course goes into more depth specifically about meeting the needs of students whose native language is not English. Topics will include emergent literacy, individual student differences and similarities, first and second language acquisition and development, emergent and experienced reading…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $620/credit

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

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

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

GPH 724: Occupational Health


This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the field of Occupational Health. The course will emphasize the recognition, evaluation and control of hazards in the work environment. General principles and global processes will be linked to…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

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

GPH 729: Health Education Design


The interconnectivity of one’s environment and the choices made by individuals are undeniable. As we work on addressing socio-ecological factors that hinder health, we must also address personal choices and behaviors. Health education is an essential tool used to target…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

HCA 765: Communication for Healthcare Leaders


Students in the course will examine concepts, theories, and best practices for communication in the professional workplace. The goal of this course is to refine your written, oral and visual communication. Participants in this course will develop strategies to create…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

HIN 605: Introduction to Health Informatics


This course introduces students to central health informatics tools, techniques, and concepts used to improve health outcomes through technology. Students explore various healthcare technology platforms, how data is used in healthcare, and how the need for cybersecurity and health data…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $770/credit

SSWO 505: Social Policy and Advocacy


The Social Policy and Advocacy course examines social welfare policy and practice with a primary focus on the role professional Social Work plays in the development, implementation and evaluation of social welfare policy and the impact social welfare policy has…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $1,010/credit

SSWO 685: Comm Organizing/Comm Building


This course presents content about the theory and practice of community organizing. Community organizing is a means of bringing people together to address problematic social conditions such as health inequities. As a purposeful collective effort, organizing requires sound analytical, political,…

Credits: 3
Tuition: $1,010/credit