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Health, Behavior and Society

Health, Behavior and Society Winter Institute

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Registration for the 2021 HBS Winter Institute is open now through December 30, 2020. 

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Our winter institute offers compressed, intensive, online 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 compressed, intensive, online winter institute classes. 2021 HBS Winter Institute classes:

2021 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.


Academic credit: $1,197 per credit
Non-credit: $599 per credit 
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Registration dates: October 1, 2020 – December 30, 2020
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For more information on HBS Winter Institute courses and registration, please contact L. Robin Newcomb.