Development and Evaluation of the Core Competencies for Master of Public Health Students
Y.J. Qin, G.Q. Huang, K. Zhao, Y.G. Wang
Available Online November 2015.
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- Master of Public Health (MPH); Core competencies; Evaluation
- Master of Public Health (MPH) programs have been developed across the world as a response to the need for adequately trained individuals to work in the public health areas. Educational departments that deliver MPH programs have a responsibility to ensure that graduates of their programs have the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes to begin a successful career in public health. This article are concentrating on the five core competitive areas of MPH and their requirements, including Biostatistics, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Policy and Management, and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Our study will provide students with a real-world public health experiences, provide students the opportunity to engage in practice-based learning, applying theoretical knowledge to practice, and should be considered for applying within MPH programs across China.
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TY - CONF AU - Y.J. Qin AU - G.Q. Huang AU - K. Zhao AU - Y.G. Wang PY - 2015/11 DA - 2015/11 TI - Development and Evaluation of the Core Competencies for Master of Public Health Students PB - Atlantis Press SP - 129 EP - 132 SN - 2352-538X UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/itms-15.2015.33 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/itms-15.2015.33 ID - Qin2015/11 ER -