Academic terms 1 - 4
- Students concentrate on course work in the core area of public health nutrition They choose electives in accordance with their intended career path in public health nutrition.
- Practicum proposal
Academic terms 5 - 6
- Students complete a practicum designed to provide practical experience in their intended area. The practicum provides students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge gained during the first year, to develop field, laboratory, or clinical skills related to nutrition research or programs according to individually designed learning objectives, and to work as part of a team in an applied research or practice project. Students are placed in a variety of professional settings, which may include: government, non-government organizations (NGOs), university projects, and multi-lateral, private, and/or for-profit sector. Practicum locations exist in the US and most regions of the world.
- Practicum update at the end of every term
- The MSPH culminating experience is a written capstone that provides a meaningful contribution related to the health and nutrition of underserved populations.