Using Geospatial Technologies in Public Health

Course Type: 
PPH
Code: 
7130
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Lab
Description: 

This course prepares students to use geospatial technologies within the framework of Public Health issues. Topics covered include geographic information systems (GIS), global positioning system (GPS), remote sensing, spatial analysis, project design, data management, basic cartographic principles, case studies and a project. At completion, students have a baseline understanding of how to incorporate geospatial technologies into real-world Public Health matters.

Prerequisites: 

Graduate level PPH 6100 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level PPH 6200 Minimum Grade of D

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Public Health - MPH. Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: School of Medicine.