Public Health, M.P.H. Student Learning Outcomes

College Health and Human Sciences
Major Public Health
Degree M.P.H.
Date Revised October 2018

Student Learning Outcomes and Proposed Methods for Collecting Data (from Assessment Plan)

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply epidemiological methods or research to a public health problem.
  2. Analyze quantitative data using biostatistics.
  3. Interpret results of data analysis for public health research, policy or practice.
  4. Assess population needs, assets and capacities that affect communities’ health.
  5. Design a population-based policy, program, project or intervention.
  6. Develop a budget for a health or human services program or organization.
  7. Select methods to evaluate public health programs.
  8. Design an evidence-based health policy brief.
  9. Communicate audience-appropriate public health content, both in writing and through oral presentation.
  10. Perform effectively on inter-professional teams.

Methods of Assessment

  • Final Epidemiological Article Review (1, 3)
  • End of Term Biostatistics Data Analysis Project (2, 3)
  • Needs Assessment (4)
  • Design of Project Intervention (5, 9)
  • Financials Section of the Design of a Business Plan for a Hypothetical Health Services Organization (6)
  • Policy Analysis Assignment (8)
  • Capstone Course Program Plan Paper (1, 3-7)
  • Comprehensive Examination (1-7, 9)
  • Internship: Evaluation by Preceptor (9, 10)
  • Alumni Survey(s) M.P.H. Supplemental Alumni Survey and program Initiated Alumni Survey (1-10)

Last Updated

AAE updated September 2019

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