About The Course
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Welcome to the CoursePlus Web site for SPECIAL STUDIES ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ENGINEERING MSPH ESSAY (182.850.01), a course offered by the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Course Description

Students work with their advisors to formulate, research, finalize, and gain approval of their master’s essay, which is based on a required Independent Professional Project (IPP). Students write the essay as a professional report summarizing the findings of the IPP. This represents a substantive application of professional technical skills through the process of collecting and summarizing data and reviewing appropriate literature. One credit is awarded at the completion of each of three stages: 1) submission of an acceptable proposal, 2) submission of an acceptable report, and 3) successful completion of a seminar at the end of the program.

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Course Learning Objectives

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Synthesize, integrate, and apply the skills and competencies they have acquired to a workplace exposure assessment/management problem
  • Augment their training by pursuing an independent project within their particular area of interest or specialized competency
  • Prepare a professional report on their findings
  • Present in an oral seminar setting

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Intended Audience

Students enrolled in the MHS in OEH PTIB Program in EHS

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Grading Policy & Grading Restrictions

Grading Policy: One credit will be awarded at the successful completion of each of the 3 milestones (see course description). The essay must be read and approved by three faculty members.

Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

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Administrative Contact

P. Breysse
E-mail: pbreysse@jhsph.edu

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