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Overview of the PE-IP

A narrated overview of the PE-IP

All MPH students who matriculated in Fall 2018 or later must complete an Interprofessional Education (UNI or IPE course), 4 credits of Practice Experience course, and a 1 credit Integrative Project course.

Students who entered their MPH degree program prior to Fall 2018 must complete the Field & Culminating Experiences.

Practice ExperienceIntegrative ProjectInterprofessional
How many hours/credits?4 credits in a single term or 2 credits in each of two contiguous terms; equivalent to 160 contact-hours in the organization1 creditA 1-2 credit approved IPE or UNI course. Students must refer to program handbooks for courses in each program that meet this requirement.
Does it vary by MPH program?YesYesStudents must have completed at least 9 credits though it is suggested that they have completed 18 credits.
When can I register?After…
*Completing 36 credits of the MPH program
*Submission and approval (by Site Preceptor and Faculty Advisor) of your Learning Contract
After completing the Practice Experience. If the Practice Experience is completed over two terms, the Integrative Project can be completed concurrently with the second term of the Practice Experience.Varying assignments
Who provides guidance & oversight?Your
*Site Preceptor
*Faculty Advisor
*Program’s Practice Experience Coordinator/Instructor
Your Faculty Advisor and the program’s Integrative Project Coordinator/InstructorYour Faculty Advisor.
Who evaluates my work?Your
*Site Preceptor
*Faculty Advisor
*Program’s Practice Experience Coordinator/Instructor
Two SPH faculty members (other than your Faculty Advisor)The UNI or IPE course coordinators/instructors.
What products are required?All of the following:

Competency-based Learning Contract
Midway Progress Report
Final Summary Report
Portfolio (Deliverables/competency demonstrations, and resume or cv)
20-minute Oral Presentation (except MPH-Biostatistics students who have an oral in their comprehensive exam)
A high-quality written product of professional standard, demonstrating mastery of Foundational and Programmatic competencies. Appropriate products will vary by program and project goals.
Examples include:

a program evaluation plan or report
a high quality draft or publishable journal manuscript
a grant proposal
a health promotion or community engagement program plan
an economic analysis; or a policy analysis.
Assignments based on the UNI or IPE course coordinators/instructors.

Orientation Slides and Video

These are the slide for the video orientation.

Integrative Project Documents