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Applied Practice Experience

MPH Applied Practice Experience

An Applied Practice Experience is required of all Master of Public Health students (IPHS 650). The purpose is for students to acquire experience and develop practical skills in the application of public health competencies and concepts. The Applied Practice Experience can be taken in a single semester or over several semesters for a total of 3-5 credit hours (between 192 and 320 hours in the field, where 1 credit hour is equal to 64 contact hours).

For more information please review the UIC SPH MPH student handbook or contact the Assistant Director of Internship Programs & Employer Outreach, Jaime Klaus at

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