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Master of
Public Health

Internship and Capstone

As a student in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program, you will be required to complete a 3-credit internship experience as well as a capstone project.


This internship experience provides you with the opportunity to gain professional experience and apply the knowledge and skills you learn in the classroom to real-world public health settings that are dealing with real-time public health issues.

You can complete this applied-practice experience at various domestic and international sites. This will give you the opportunity to work on substantive projects that both contribute to your growth as a public health professional and help advance the mission of the site at which you are placed. Learn more about the internship opportunities available through the MPH-Global Health track.


During your final semester, you will complete the 3-credit capstone course in which you will use the information acquired from all your previous semesters to design, carry out, and present a scholarly project.

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