Healthcare Applications of Geographic Information Systems

GIS 6391 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - 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.

Prerequisites

Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.

 

Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 70901
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Session Fall 2017 CPS Quarter - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 09/18/2017 to 12/16/2017
Instructor Robert Booth
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
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  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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