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.

Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 70746
Session Fall 2015, Full-Term Session
Class Meeting Dates 09/21/2015 to 12/19/2015
Instructor Mr. Robert Booth
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Term
    Aug 3, 2015 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Term
    Sep 21, 2015 (12- and 6-week classes)
    Nov 2, 2015 (6-week classes)

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