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Public Health Practice

4th Term
Health Policy and Management
Academic Year
2023 - 2024
Instruction Method
Asynchronous Online with Some Synchronous Online
Auditors Allowed
Available to Undergraduate
Grading Restriction
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor(s)
Contact Name
Frequency Schedule
Every Year
Next Offered
2024 - 2025

Intro to Online learning

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:
  • 60% Written Assignment(s)
  • 20% Participation
  • 20% Discussion Board
Enrollment Restriction
undergraduates are not permitted in this course
Special Comments

This course fulfills the MPH practicum requirement. Note, students taking the course for practicum credit are required to submit a Practicum Learning Plan Proposal Form available at: