All MPH students are required to complete a 400-hour internship experience worth three credits. Students will register for HHS 592 Public Health Practicum after completion of all six core courses and pre-practicum paperwork with an approved agency.

Students have completed their internship experiences in a variety of locations such as local health departments, within healthcare settings, in environmental protection agencies, and globally.

For a full description of the practicum experience and requirements, download the student practicum manual. 

MPH Practicum Manual

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