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MPH 690 Integrative Learning Capstone

All MPH requirements; co-requisite MPH682 or MPH683

Students conduct a critical review of a public health issue, usually based on the field experience. Students examine current published research and available data to identify trends, explore underlying factors, analyze data, and make recommendations. Students write a journal article summarizing their findings and present a poster presentation to peers and professionals.

Upon completion of the course students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Pose a public health research question and apply systems thinking to analyze the issue from multiple perspectives.
  2. Conduct a review of relevant literature.
  3. Analyze public health data.
  4. Use a journal article format to write a critical review of a public health issue that includes evidence-based recommendations to identify potential solutions.
  5. Design and present a poster presentation to peers and professionals.

*CEPH bachelor level competencies

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