Course Index

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EDD 880 CAPSTONE I

This is the first of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the Ed.D. student to participate in the completion of a scholarly project proposal. The project will focus on a practice problem within a specific population and contribute to the advancement of health care professional practice. Students examine the elements of a proposal and identify a practice problem of interest. 

  • Credits: 1.0

EDD 882 CAPSTONE II

This is the second of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the Ed.D. student to participate in the completion of a scholarly project proposal. In collaboration with a faculty mentor, the student will examine the essentials of scientific writing through completion of a capstone project proposal and program implementation planning.

  • Credits: 3.0

EDD 886 CAPSTONE III

This is the third of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the Ed.D. student to participate in the completion of a scholarly project proposal. In collaboration with a faculty mentor, the student will refine and implement the capstone proposal. 

  • Credits: 3.0

EDD 890 CAPSTONE IV

This is the last of a four-course series that provides an opportunity for the Ed.D. student to participate in the completion of a scholarly project proposal. This course will focus on translation and dissemination of capstone project findings.

  • Credits: 1.0

HPM 593 HEALTH PROMOTION MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE II

Students are required to submit a portfolio of work as well as synthesize ideas and knowledge from courses throughout the program in the form of a written paper or project that addresses a specific health promotion problem or issue. Part two of the Capstone experience includes implementation and submission of the final project.

  • Credits: 2.0

HPM 590 MARKETING HEALTH PROMOTION

A synthesis of health promotion concepts coupled with specific skills related to developing and understanding marketing research, marketing strategies, marketing design, and measuring marketing effectiveness culminate in the authorship of an original marketing plan for an organization that meets individual and corporate goals with respect to work life quality and holistic health.

  • Credits: 3.0

HPM 592 HEALTH PROMOTION MANAGEMENT CAPSTONE I

Students are required to submit a portfolio of work as well as synthesize ideas and knowledge from courses throughout the program in the form of a written paper or project that addresses a specific health promotion problem or issue. Part one of the Capstone experience includes research on the selected Capstone topic and the selection of a community mentor.

  • Credits: 1.0

HPM 542 HUMAN & FINANCIAL RETURN ON INVESTMENT

An overview of program evaluation approaches and designs will be conducted. Evaluation data will be managed, analyzed, interpreted, reported, and then utilized. Through the application of fundamental principles in business finance, students examine the bottom-line effect of wellness programming and the financial return on investment of wellness initiatives.

  • Credits: 3.0

HPM 538 CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH

Evidence-based practice in planning and implementation of effective health promotion initiatives, interventions and comprehensive programs includes the development of skills in applied statistics and research. Students will learn to critically examine research and determine best-practices that can be applied to specific issues or questions.

  • Credits: 3.0

HPM 535 ETHICAL LEADERSHIP & CONFLICT MANAGEMENT

Ethical expectations for leaders include respecting rights of others, honesty in all interactions, and decision-making practices that are based on legal principles and that maintain confidentiality, impartiality, and sensitivity to diversity. This course develops skills in these areas through analysis literature and application of best practices. In addition, effective ethical leadership requires conflict management skills. Specific areas addressed include: using negotiation skills to reach consensus on critical issues while maintaining trust relationships with key constituents; resolving conflicts in ways that create energy and motivation for appropriate change; and building trust and relationships to motivate individuals and groups to become effective teams.

  • Credits: 3.0