Online Program

Collaborative and Responsive Curricular Growth: Planning for Future Directions in an MPH Program

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 : 10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

Leah Christina Neubauer, EdD., MA, Master of Public Health Program, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
John Mazzeo, PhD, Master of Public Health Program, Department of Anthropology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
This paper will detail the process of CEPH-aligned curricular expansion involving an urban-based accredited MPH program. Ongoing curriculum refinement and development in accredited MPH degree programs highlights the unique opportunity that public health educators in academia possess to collaboratively reexamine and reconstruct educative preparations for the public health practice community. Examples of degree expansion and concentration alignment will be highlighted.

Learning Areas:

Diversity and culture
Program planning
Public health or related education

Learning Objectives:
Describe the curriculum assessment process in Public Health Programs. Identify the key characteristics of curricular re-alignment procedures.

Keyword(s): Accreditation, Workforce Development

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I possess 9 years of MPH curriculum development, implementation and evaluation experience.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.