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Public Health Informatics Certificate Practicum

East Baltimore
4th term
Health Policy and Management
Variable Credit
Academic Year:
2020 - 2021
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructor s:
Edward Bunker

All Public Health Informatics Certificate requirements must be taken before or concurrently with the practicum.


Provides students in the Public Health Informatics Certificate Program with an integrated experience on the use of information technology in a health sciences environment. Students have an opportunity to participate in informatics and information technology issues in real-world settings. Students are placed based on their individual goals and interests and the preceptors’ needs. Students join an active work group and are supervised directly or indirectly by the practicum preceptor. Students already in degree seeking programs may use their required capstone/practicum to count towards their Informatics practicum as long as it is relevant to the field of Informatics.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Apply the skills and competencies learned over the entire certificate curriculum to real world informatics in a public health setting
Methods of Assessment:

Equally weighed final paper, oral presentation and preceptor written evaluation.

Enrollment Restriction:

Students enrolled in the Health Informatics Certificate only

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

practicum site must be approved and completion of required coursework confirmed prior to registration

For consent, contact: