Mar 30, 2023  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022) 
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (September 2022)
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PUBH 8990 - DrPH Applied Practice Experience♦

(2 cr.)
Students in the applied practice experience are provided with the opportunity to apply and integrate the knowledge and skills acquired throughout their program of study and to further develop key professional and leadership competencies. Students engage in a field experience in an approved public health setting, which they align to their professional goals. Throughout the course, students explore pertinent workplace topics including safety, sexual harassment, emotional intelligence, cultural humility, leadership traits, and social change. Supervision by an on-site preceptor is a critical component of the applied practice experience. The on-site supervisor and the course instructor monitor and evaluate students’ performances throughout the applied practice experience. Students also participate in the accompanying online course and develop an ePortfolio based on five agreed-upon competencies. One of the five competencies must be related to leadership, management, and governance. Student​s are required to complete at least one project that is meaningful for ​the organization and advances public health practice. Students are required to complete a minimum ​of 80 hours of applied practice work.
  • PUBH 8132
  • PUBH 8514
  • PUBH 8546
  • PUBH 8317
  • PUBH 8048
  • PUBH 8044
  • PUBH 8040
  • PUBH 8051

♦ Students may take this as a non-degree course, which means they do not have to be enrolled in a program. Contact an enrollment specialist [1-866-492-5336 (U.S.);1-443-627-7222 (toll)] for more information.

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