College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Public Health > Graduate Programs > MBA in Management/Master of Public Health (MBA/MPH) > MPH Requirements
In addition to successfully completing coursework, students also must complete a practicum experience that culminates in the writing of a capstone thesis. Students complete their practicum field experience during their last year in the program. Students are required to commit to 8-10 hours per week to their practicum site, for a minimum of 250 hours over the course of the nine-month placement. It is required to be physically onsite at the agency for the majority of these hours.