Healthcare Applications of Geographic Information Systems

GIS 6391 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level Graduate
Description Illustrates key applications, methods, and techniques of health incidence and management through the use of geographic information systems (GIS) software. Examines the uses and applications of GIS in the health industry as it is used by local agencies, such as public health units, and larger entities, such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). Offers students an opportunity to integrate GIS methods with a variety of situational tutorials, exploring issues such as the advantages and limitations of health data, culminating in a final course project. Prereq. GIS 5101 and GIS 5102.

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There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2009 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Upcoming Academic Term Dates
  • Spring Term
    Apr 7, 2014 (6- and 12-week classes)
    May 19, 2014 (6-week classes)
  • Summer Term
    Jun 30, 2014 (4-, 6-, and 12-week classes)
    Jul 28, 2014 (4-week classes)

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