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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Comm Devlpm & Health Education


This course provides students with the opportunity to explore approaches to community development and organizing. Students will gain skills and techniques to involve people in the analysis of the health problems that affect them. Students will also discuss potential solutions to community health problems. This course will incorporate new technologies as tools to examine local community health issues. Students will also be introduced to the principles and methods of community participatory research in local communities.
Course Details

Fall 2021


Sep 1, 2021 - Dec 8, 2021
Risa Silverman
Base Cost: $1,446 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $50
Start date: Sep 01, 2021
End date: Dec 08, 2021
Last day to add: Sep 08, 2021
Last day to drop: Sep 08, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Oct 28, 2021