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The Office of Public Health Practice & Training

For Preceptors

Thank you for your interest in hosting a MPH student practicum.

Below are guidelines regarding the practicum process, including how to submit a practicum opportunity description and preceptor roles and responsibilities. Please feel free to contact us at any point with questions or concerns at

Preceptor Interest Form

If you are interested in hosting a student, but would like to talk to someone from the Practicum Team about your project ideas before submitting an opportunity, please complete the following form and a member of the Practicum Team will respond to you shortly: Preceptor Interest Form.


Post a Practicum Opportunity

If you are ready to submit a practicum opportunity description to recruit a student for a project, please first register as a Preceptor here: After registering, you can “Create a New Opportunity”. For more detailed instructions, please review the How to Submit a Practicum Opportunity document.


Preceptor Information for the MPH Practicum

MPH Practicum Information Sheet (1-pager)




Practicum Process

Preceptor Responsibilities

Practicum Requirements

Practicum Examples

Practicum Learning Objectives (competencies-based)

How to Submit a Practicum Opportunity

Practicum Opportunity Site (for preceptors)

Forms and Documents

Frequently Asked Questions for Preceptors

Contact Information