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318.810.01 Field Placement MPP

Health Policy and Management
1st term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Beth Resnick
Course Instructor:

completion of 1st year MPP required courses


All students must complete an internship to qualify for the MPP degree. Students are required to work at their internship placements for a minimum of 300 hours. Students are required to submit a policy portfolio to the MPP Office at the end of their internship: (1) A memo or paper that reflects on lessons learned during the placement and on the applicability of key concepts and skills learned during the first year of the masters program.

(2) A sample of a written work product that was produced on the job. Typically, this would be a background paper or memorandum.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Apply the knowledge and skills obtained in the first year core courses to real-world public policy issues and problems
Methods of Assessment:

policy portfolio submitted at the conclusion of the field placement experience

Enrollment Restriction:

continuing MPP students only

Instructor Consent:

No consent required