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Public Health Practice

East Baltimore
2nd term
Health Policy and Management
4 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Synchronous Online
Class Times:
  • M W,  1:30 - 3:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:
Beth Resnick
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

Allows students to engage in a significant practical experience in a public health priority area(s) pre-identified by a collaborating organization. Students complete the public health practicum under the direction and supervision of course faculty. Practicum work is designed with a pre-identified collaborating organization around pre-identified priority areas and projects; students are not able to select topics/projects outside of the pre-identified options. All practicum work is shared with the collaborating organization for use at their discretion.

Learning Objectives:

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

  1. Assess population health of a specific jurisdiction
  2. Develop strategies and approaches to address public health priorities
  3. Apply public health and social determinants of health knowledge and theory to address specific public health challenges
  4. Assess and develop public health communications to targeted audiences
  5. Advance personal career growth and development, using the core competencies for public health professionals as a framework
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 25% Participation
  • 75% Assignments

Enrollment Restriction:

Undergraduates are not permitted in this course

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This is the virtual section of a course that is also offered onsite. Students will need to commit to the modality for which they register