Request Information

Please complete the form below, and an admissions advisor will contact you shortly.


Apply Now

Ready to take the next step?

The application process is easy. We accept and review applications year-round, and qualified applicants can begin classes any month of the year, depending on your program and location.

Click Apply Now to get started on the next exciting chapter of your life!

Apply Now

COH692 Public Health Capstone

Lead Faculty: Dr Gina Piane

Course Description

Two-month capstone project focused on a relevant problem in public health theory or practice. Planning and completion of either a data-based research project or a scholarly and creative activity related to public health. Student project may require Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval. Course is eligible for In Progress (IP) grade.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify a relevant problem related to the theory or practice of public health;
  • Conduct a review of the literature related to a problem in public health and summarize that review in writing;
  • Formulate a valid solution to a problem in public health, either in the form of a testable hypothesis or in the form of a scholarly activity.
  • Examples of a scholarly activity would be a written document such as a book or manual; web-based solution such as a related web-site; or other resources that advance the discipline and profession of public health;
  • Collect empirical data applicable to an empirical hypothesis or gather resources necessary to support scholarly activity in public health;
  • Complete either a data-based research study or other scholarly activity;
  • Perform a professional quality oral presentation describing the outcomes of either a research study or scholarly activity; and
  • Complete a professional quality written report describing the outcome of either a research study or scholarly activity.