Jan 27, 2023  
Graduate 2021-2023 
    
Graduate 2021-2023

PUBH 6000 - Public Health Field Placement (3)


The MPH field placement is a graded supervised internship in a traditional or innovative public health setting. The purpose of the field requirement is to encourage exposure to professional public health practice and the application of didactic knowledge and problem solving in the field. The field experience is required for all students regardless of prior work experience for a total of 160 contact hours. Students may complete their field placements in traditional settings such as state or local departments of public health or other settings in which innovative public health activities take place (e.g., AIDS service organizations, non-governmental health organizations, schools, etc.). All placements are subject to the approval of the field coordinator. Additional requirements of this course will be provided by the field coordinator. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of all first and second semester MPH coursework (students must complete at least 21 credit hours, including 6 core courses; permission of field coordinator and admission in the public health program.