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Public Health Risk Behavior

Students with this credential understand health risks associated with specific patterns of behavior, why people engage in health risk behaviors, and methods of prevention. Students can identify theoretical constructs to explain health behaviors and develop strategies for harm reduction and/or prevention of disease.

Program Requirements: Students will take 12 credits of classes. At least 6 credits must be within the Department of Behavioral and Community Health and 6 credits may be taken outside the department. No more than 6 credits of independent study may be used, and must be separated into two different content areas. Students must earn a C- or higher in each of the courses.

See the list of approved courses.

For more information: School of Public Health or email

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