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Population health includes a variety of disciplines and approaches to encourage improvements in health and quality of care, while managing costs. Whether you are an experienced clinician or someone looking to begin a career in healthcare, the population health program at RFUMS will prepare you for employment in the fields of population health, public health, health and wellness, as well health-related industries and businesses. Courses, certificates, and degree programs will show you how to lead and implement health improvement initiatives within the communities and health systems where you live and work.

The Population Health Strategies Certificate will prepare you to perform community health assessments, analyzing health system and population data, crafting policy and funding for population health initiatives, and championing quality and safety initiatives.

The Population Health Analytics Certificate will prepare you to critically evaluate healthcare programs and policy interventions using sound research methodologies, statistical techniques and ethnographic principles. You will also learn to use informatics and the epidemiological approach in making strategically focused healthcare recommendations based on research findings.