Format: Oral Presentation and Final Report
MPH Foundational Competency
- Interpret results of data analysis for public health research, policy or practice.
Interdisciplinary MPH Concentration Competencies
- Demonstrate methodological expertise for public health research in choosing appropriate study designs, in calculating and interpreting measures of health risks, disease and their associations.
- Evaluate public health research, summarize current knowledge, interpret the implications for public health policies and programs, and make recommendations for improvement.
Online/On-Campus MPH (OOMPH)
Format: Comprehensive Exam
Students demonstrate synthesis and integration of at least one foundational competency and at least one concentration competency through responses to long essay questions in the comprehensive exam. The concentration competencies are unique to the student’s concentration or program option: Interdisciplinary, Epidemiology/Biostatistics, Health Policy and Management, or Public Health Nutrition. Competencies and case study articles are provided in advance of the comprehensive exam.