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PRVM 879. Budgeting and Human Resource Management. 3 Hours.

This graduate-level course covers principles and skills for budgeting and human resource management within public health organizations. It focuses on non-profit and public settings. Budgeting topics include the principles and purposes of accounting, concepts related to finance, and financial strategic planning. Human resource management topics include job design and hiring, performance management, retention, compensation/benefits, legal issues, and termination. The focus of the course is twofold: 1) understanding the concepts behind budgeting and in gaining skills in interpreting and using financial information; 2) gaining skills in human resources management and resource development. The course is designed for people who are interested in public health administration, but should be useful to anyone with an interest in public health leadership in any setting. LEC.

Master of Public Health

The University of Kansas Master of Public Health program (KU-MPH) is a fully accredited, 42 credit hour graduate program with concentrations in Epidemiology and Public Health Practice. The program has been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) since 1998 and is offered through the Department of Population Health at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City and the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita in Wichita. KU-MPH is also the only fully accredited MPH program in the state to become member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). Our program vision is: Healthy Communities Our program mission is: To improve public health in Kansas, the Heartland, and the nation through excellence in education, discovery, and community engagement. KU-MPH graduates serve in a wide variety of public health fields, including clinical medicine, research, health education.