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Master of Public Health – online

Student Learning Outcome Stated in Measurable Terms Assessment Method and Procedures
Results Use of Results
Knowledge:
Demonstrate a thorough understanding and comprehension of public health
How measured:
Passing national CPH (Certified in Public Health) examination

Level of achievement:
90%  of MPH students/graduates who take the CPH exam pass the exam

Who will measure:
National Board of Public Health Examiners

# students/graduates who pass the CPH exam

——————————————— x100

# students/graduates who take the CPH exam

Evaluate admission criteria; consider curriculum modifications; develop review program in preparation for exam
Skills:

Demonstrate problem solving skills by applying, analyzing, and synthesizing content knowledge in public health by identifying component parts, relationships and ideas

How measured:

Cumulative achievement on MPH core competencies

Level of achievement:

90% of students achieve a score of 80% or better on core MPH competencies

Who will measure:

1.     Students through self-assessment at end of MPH program

2. Preceptors at completion of  internship

# students who achieve a self- assessed score of 80% or better on MPH core competencies

————————————————– x 100

# students who complete the program

# students who achieve a preceptor-assessed score of 80% or better on MPH core competencies

————————————————– x 100

# students who complete an internship

  • Evaluate student and preceptor preparation for internship and special project experiences
  • Review the fit between MPH core course content and MPH core competencies
  • Assure appropriate review of achievement of competencies during each advising session
How measured:

Final grade on written and oral special project reports

Level of achievement:

90% of students achieve an A on the special project reports

Who will measure:

Faculty advisor with input from 2 additional faculty members for the oral component

# students in who achieve an A on special project report

————————————–   x 100

# students conducting special projects

Evaluate student and preceptor preparation for internship and special project experiences
Professional Behavior:

Display ethical behaviors, cultural sensitivity, teamwork, professional conduct and communication

How measured:

Cumulative achievement on professional behavior scale

Level of achievement:

90%  of students achieve a score of 80% or better on professional behavior scale

Who will measure:

Preceptor

# students who achieve a preceptor-assessed score of 80% or better on the professional behavior scale

————————————————– x 100

# students who complete an internship

Review and revise professional development seminars and workshops