M.P.H. Applied Practice Experience is a required
component of the M.P.H. degree. The M.P.H. Applied Practice Experience (PRAC 0715) is a zero (0) credit course that connects the
skills and knowledge acquired in the classroom with the pragmatic application
of the practice of public health. The Applied Practice Experience should
provide the student with the opportunity to acquire, develop, and improve
communication skills, project management skills, and problem-solving skills
using public health methods, principles, and techniques. Moreover, it promotes
hands-on public health practice, the exploration of career options, and
generates contacts with other public health professionals.
M.P.H. Practicum Capstone is a required
component of the M.P.H. degree. The M.P.H. Practicum Capstone (PRAC 0716) is a carefully planned and supervised learning
experience (3 credits). The capstone is meant to be the culminating product of a student's
M.P.H. coursework in which students produce a written product that demonstrates
mastery of foundational and concentration-specific competencies and is
appropriate to the student's professional goals.
Visit the M.P.H. Practicum webpage for more information.