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Health, Behavior and Society

Health, Behavior and Society Winter Institute


Check back soon for more information about the 2022 HBS Winter Institute. 

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Our HBS Winter Institute offers compressed, intensive courses exploring behavioral and societal impacts on public health — and specific strategies to address the challenges they present.  


Expand your knowledge of behavioral and societal impacts on public health through our winter institute classes. HBS Winter Institute courses:

  • Offer the same rigor and quality of full-term courses, condensed into days instead of weeks.
  • Are taught by our full-time HBS faculty
  • May be taken on a for-credit or non-credit basis (with reduced tuition available for non-credit courses).
  • Are eligible for tuition remission under the terms of the Hopkins Tuition Remission Plan.
  • May be applied towards the completion of many full-time and part-time degree programs at HBS and JHSPH.

Our Courses

Program Planning for Health Behavior Change (410.620.13)

Provides an overview of the breadth of programs and diversity of settings in the field of health education in health promotion, and an opportunity to develop skills in program planning. 

Introduction to Persuasive Communications: Theories and Practice (410.650.13)

Examines and interrogates theories of persuasion using lectures, discussions, readings, and assignments so that these theories can be applied to health behavior change interventions.

Check back soon for a full list of our 2022 HBS Winter Institute courses. 


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For more information on HBS Winter Institute courses and registration, please contact L. Robin Newcomb.