This program will become part of the Department of Social, Behavioral, and Population Sciences beginning Fall 2021.
The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program provides public health education in:
Students will gain the skills needed to develop, implement, and evaluate interventions with a special emphasis on women, children, and families over the lifespan. Programs will be conceptualized with sensitivity to cultural diversity within a global context.
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SPHTM Foundational Requirements (15 credits)
Program Course Requirements (18 credits)
Elective Courses (12 credits)
Selected from courses offered within the department, school, or university in consultation with an academic advisor.
Applied Practice Experience (SPHL 9980)
The Applied Practice Experience (APE) (formerly practicum) is a supervised practice experience conducted in an agency or organization external to the university to gain practical experience. The APE allows students to demonstrate attainment of at least five competencies, including at least 3 from the foundational competencies (CEPH Criterion D2). The APE is conducted after completion of the foundational courses. An APE report and poster summarizing the field experiences are required.
Integrated Learning Experience (SPHL 7950)
All students must complete an Integrated Learning Experience (ILE) (formerly culminating experience) that demonstrates the synthesis of foundational and concentration competencies.
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