Optional Practicum Extension

Course Number
6000 (MPH Practica)

Course Description

  • Students may choose an optional practicum which involves both more advanced and demonstrably different work in the same field as the required practicum or may be in another area of public health depending upon their academic needs and interest.
  • Throughout the practicum, it is essential for learners to reflect on and record their experiences and to engage in regular discussions with their practicum supervisor about their practicum progress.
  • The practicum evaluation is based on 1) the student’s 3-4 page scholarly, analytical and reflective report based on the overall experience 2) the practicum deliverable, product, journal or report 3) the student’s evaluation form and 4) the supervisor’s evaluation form. 
  • Consult the field specific practicum manual for more details on the optional practicum.

General Requirements