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Public Health Practice

2nd Term
Health Policy and Management
Academic Year
2023 - 2024
Instruction Method
Synchronous Online
Class Time(s)
M, W, 1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
One Year Only
Next Offered
Only offered in 2023
Allows students to engage in a significant practical experience in a public health priority area(s) pre-identified by a collaborating organization. Completes the public health practicum under the direction and supervision of course faculty. Offers practicum work designed with a pre-identified collaborating organization around pre-identified priority areas and projects; students are not able to select topics/projects outside of the pre-identified options. Shares all practicum work with the collaborating organization for use at their discretion.
Learning Objectives
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  1. Assess population health of a specific jurisdiction
  2. Develop strategies and approaches to address public health priorities
  3. Apply public health and social determinants of health knowledge and theory to address specific public health challenges
  4. Assess and develop public health communications to targeted audiences, including policymakers and other decision-makers
  5. Demonstrate advocacy and communication skills to provide a foundation for advocacy work
Methods of Assessment
This course is evaluated as follows:
  • 20% Assignments
  • 80% Group Project(s)
Special Comments

This is the virtual section of a course that is also offered onsite. Students will need to commit to the modality for which they register