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HNFE 5684/PHS 5214: Program Development in Health Education

Concentration: Applied Nutrition and Physical Activity
Credits: 3 graduate credit(s)


Theory, trends, and design of community health education programs implemented in communities, health agencies, hospitals, and industry.


Learning Objectives

  • Conduct a community needs assessment.
  • Identify and explain specific health problems.
  • Explain the relationship between health problems and quality of life.
  • Analyze antecedents to health behavior.
  • Develop a program designed to impact a specific health problem.
  • Develop culturally competent interventions.
  • Adapt interventions to diverse audiences.
  • Plan an evaluation.

Prerequisites and Corequisites

Graduate Standing


Kerry Redican
Professor, Population Health Sciences
Phone: 540-231-5743