MPH CAPSTONE HEALTH, BEHAVIOR AND SOCIETY Syllabus

410.800.01 | AY 2013-2014 - 4th Term | 2 Credit(s)
  • Contact Information
  • Course Learning Objectives
    The goal is for students to synthesize, integrate and apply the skills and competencies they have acquired to a public health problem that approximates a professional practice experience. A written paper and oral presentation are required.
  • Course Description

    The MPH Capstone is an opportunity for students to work on public health practice projects that are of particular interest to them. The goal is for students to apply the skills and competencies they have acquired to a public health problem that simulates a professional practice experience.

  • Intended Audience

    MPH students approaching graduation

  • Methods of Assessment

    Grading Policy: Paper and presentation

    Grading Restrictions: Pass and Fail

  • Prerequisites

    All other MPH core requirements must be taken before or concurrently with the capstone project.

  • Academic Ethics Code

    The code, discussed in the Policy and Procedure Memorandum for Students, March 31, 2002, will be adhered to in this class:

    Students enrolled in the Bloomberg School of Public Health of The Johns Hopkins University assume an obligation to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University's mission as an institution of higher education. A student is obligated to refrain from acts which he or she knows, or under the circumstances has reason to know, impair the academic integrity of the University. Violations of academic integrity include, but are not limited to: cheating; plagiarism; knowingly furnishing false information to any agent of the University for inclusion in the academic record; violation of the rights and welfare of animal or human subjects in research; and misconduct as a member of either School or University committees or recognized groups or organizations.

  • Disability Support Services

    If you are a student with a documented disability who requires an academic accommodation, please contact Betty H. Addison in the Office of Student Life Services: baddison@jhsph.edu, 410-955-3034, or 2017 E. Monument Street.