Courses Details

HBEHED626: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Health Behaviors

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 Credit Hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Mistry, Ritesh (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: None.
  • Description: GIS offer useful tools for collecting, mapping and analyzing health data. The course focuses on how to use GIS to understand the geography of health, health behaviors, and health disparities. Students will learn to use ESRI's ArcGIS for introductory data management, mapping and geographic data analysis.