Degree requirements for students in all MPH programs who matriculated in Fall 2018 or later must complete an Interprofessional Experience (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 Experience||Interprofessional||Integrative Project|
|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 organization||A 1-2 credit approved IPE or UNI course. Students must refer to program handbooks for courses in each program that meet this requirement.||1 credit|
|Does it vary by MPH program?||Yes||Students must have completed at least 9 credits though it is suggested that they have completed 18 credits.||Yes|
|When can I register?||
|Varying assignments||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.|
|Who provides guidance & oversight?||
|Your Faculty Advisor.||Your Faculty Advisor and the program’s Integrative Project Coordinator/Instructor|
|Who evaluates my work?||
|The UNI or IPE course coordinators/instructors.||Two SPH faculty members (other than your Faculty Advisor)|
|What products are required?||
All of the following:
|Assignments based on the UNI or IPE course coordinators/instructors.||A high-quality written product of professional standard, demonstrating mastery of Foundational and Programmatic competencies. Appropriate products will vary by program and project goals.