All Rollins MPH and MSPH students are required to complete a 200-400 hour practicum. This practical experience is designed to enhance the student’s understanding and application of knowledge and research findings to public health settings by providing an opportunity to gain practical experience. Public health work environments include nonprofit organizations, hospitals, local health departments, and for-profit firms.
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EMPH students must register for PRS 595R: Practicum (2 credit hours) in order to enroll in the practicum.
EMPH students must also present their practicum experience via a poster presentation during an on-campus session
Sample practicum titles for the Applied Epidemiology track have included:
Notifiable Disease Reporting for Epidemiologists in Georgia
Evolution of Radiation Accidents & Local Treatment Approaches, 1980-2012
Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID) and Treatment with Intravenous Immunoglobin (IVIG) in Pregnancy