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222.850.01 MSPH Capstone Human Nutrition

International Health
1st term
Variable Credit
Academic Year:
2019 - 2020
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Cristina Salazar

All other MSPH HN requirements must be taken before or concurrently with the capstone project.


Offers students an opportunity to integrate and apply program skills and competencies to a public health problem in a format that approximates a professional practice experience. Fosters students’ ability to produce scholarly papers that provide a meaningful contribution to knowledge of the health of underserved populations. Guides students’ development of tangible evidence of expertise that addresses specific applied topics relevant to international health.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Develop a concise and cohesive written document that defines a public health problem, a population of interest, and have a defined geographic scope
  2. Conduct a comprehensive literature review
  3. Synthesize relevant literature in a specific public health topic
  4. Analyze and present public health data in a scholarly paper
Methods of Assessment:

Paper 100%

Enrollment Restriction:

Only for MSPH Human Nutrition students in their 2nd year

Instructor Consent:

No consent required