There are four overarching academic competencies that students are expected to master during the course of their MSPH program. Students should
- Demonstrate knowledge of public health nutrition problems and characterize these problems in terms of measurable indicators
- Identify nutrition problems of public health importance; analyze and synthesize relevant data; and develop and implement prevention, control, and evaluation plans
- 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.
- Communicate through written reports, oral presentations and other media nutrition information of high technical quality and program or policy relevance