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International Health

Core competencies

There are four overarching academic competencies that students are expected to master during the course of their MSPH program. Students should

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of public health nutrition problems and characterize these problems in terms of measurable indicators
  2. Identify nutrition problems of public health importance; analyze and synthesize relevant data; and develop and implement prevention, control, and evaluation plans
  3. Participate in a field, laboratory or clinical experience related to nutrition research or programs from conception of ideas through design, management, monitoring, data collection, and analysis.
  4. Communicate through written reports, oral presentations and other media nutrition information of high technical quality and program or policy relevance