Back
Certificate
Community Health Methods & Evaluation
certificate-icon-white.svg
> ... Certificates & Degrees Overview > Degree List > Community Health Methods & Evaluation

The certificate of community health methods and evaluation explores the skills needed to identify innovative solutions to needs in a community, evaluate programs and interventions, and define behavior change theories/models and strategies.

Community-Health-Methods-and-Evaluation1-left.jpg Community-Health-Methods-and-Evaluation4-Right.jpg

Essential Knowledge and Skills

Outcomes

  • Create innovative solutions to social problems
  • Describe the function of the healthcare industry
  • Evaluate health information using best practices
  • Collect/communicate health data
  • Engage communities in health interventions
  • Develop interventions that address behavior change interventions
Certificate of Community Health Methods & Evaluation
Program Requirements
Certificates lead to associate and bachelor's degrees. For more information about which programs this certificate stacks into, visit the Programs List page.
This is an Advanced certificate. Prior to working on this certificate, you must complete Community Health Planning & Implementation .
certificate-icon-white.svg
Certificate
15 CREDITS
associate-degree-icon-navy3.svg
Associate
60 CREDITS
bachelors-icon-navy4.svg
Bachelor's
120 CREDITS
Certificate of Community Health Methods & Evaluation
Course Code
Course Name
# of Credits
HS401
Community Health Methods
2
HS401 — 2 credits
x
Community Health Methods
This course is designed to give students practical hands-on experience of health promotion skills that a health promotion educator will use.
HS420
Health Behavior Theories and Models
2
HS420 — 2 credits
x
Health Behavior Theories and Models
This course provides a basic and theoretical understanding of the social, emotional/mental, physical, and lifestyle factors related to human behavior. Practical strategies are used to identify barriers to behavior and to enhance and improve health. This course will prepare students to take the CHES exam.
HS381
Program Evaluation
2
HS381 — 2 credits
x
Program Evaluation
Evaluation is one of the 10 essential public health functions, one of the seven core competencies of health education, and is critical to effective practice. This course will cover the skills and knowledge necessary to conduct program evaluation. Students will be able to design appropriate process, impact and outcome evaluation. They will also discuss the ethical issues involved in evaluation.
HS285
Hospital & Health Administration
3
HS285 — 3 credits
x
Hospital & Health Administration
Each of the twelve focuses for this course are listed in the course outline. They are designed to introduce students to the possibility of pursuing a career in healthcare administration. Materials for the course are drawn from a variety of publications and electronic sources.
BUS374
Social Innovation
3
BUS374 — 3 credits
x
Social Innovation
Intended to help students become better disciple leaders by “Doing Good, Better.” Learn how to become a change maker and embrace some element of the social spectrum — anything from working for a non-profit to starting a hybrid or social business. Covers the broad spectrum of how individuals and organizations are solving the world’’s greatest problems in new and innovative ways. Understand the different ways to make a difference in the word when the opportunity presents itself to give back. Learn about the broad spectrum of social innovation including: non profits, social businesses, NGO’s, impact investing, philanthropy, and corporate social responsibility. Hybrid class; all course content will be completed outside of class.
HS391
Research Methods – Health
3
HS391 — 3 credits
x
Research Methods – Health
This course is an introduction to scientific writing, assessment instruments, data collection, research design, and statistical analysis. This will help prepare students to take the CHES exam. Students will be able to define plagiarism and recognize when it is present in their own writing and in the writing of others. They will also be able to propose, design and conduct a small research project, work collaboratively and effectively with other people to meet a common goal, and present their research findings through written and oral communication. Students will understand their relationship between scientific and spiritual inquiry, the strengths and limitations of each, and the role of each in the pursuit of truth.
For questions about this program, contact BYU-Pathway Support
Community-Health-Methods-and-Evaluation2-Career.jpg
Looking Ahead
Potential Employment
  • Health educator
  • Health coordinator
  • Peer educator
  • Evaluator

Customize your degree

BYU-Pathway degree programs (offered in partnership with and granted from BYU-Idaho) are made up of a series of certificates, general and religious education courses, and electives.

Use the following tool to view options for building a degree.
View descriptions for individual certificates and degrees .

Select a Degree

  • Applied Business Management
  • Applied Health
  • Applied Technology
  • Family History Research
  • Marriage & Family Studies
  • Professional Studies
certificate-icon-white.svg

Certificate

associate-degree-icon-white.svg

Associate

bachelors-icon-white.svg

Bachelor's

Colored header
First Certificate

Select First Certificate

Title for selected certificate

Second Certificate

Select Second Certificate

Title for selected certificate

General Education and Elective Courses

Third Certificate

Select Third Certificate

Title for selected certificate

General Education and Elective Courses

Bachelor's of Professional Studies

Students who complete an associate degree in family history research may continue on and earn a bachelor's degree in Professional Studies.