Master of Public Health Degree Program

Overview and Requirements

Field Experience

The MPH degree prepares students to serve as public health professionals and leaders in government, business, industry, higher education, volunteer agencies, and public and private sector health care settings. A variety of field experience opportunities are available for MPH students. It is highly recommended that students speak with their advisors and personally research possible field experience sites.  Please review the course requirements in the MPH Field Experience Handbook.

Students have completed their field experiences in a variety of settings which include:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institutes for Health
Department of Health and Human Services
AARP
The World Health Organization
Planned Parenthood International
Indiana State Department of Health
March of Dimes
Peyton Manning's Children's Hospital
Riley Hospital for Children
IU Health Bloomington
Volunteers in Medicine
Ruth Lily Health Education Center
YMCA
Kinsey Institute
Indiana Prevention Resource Center
Center for Sexual Health Promotion

Faculty Field Experience Coordinators

Behavioral, Social and Community Health

Dr. Catherine Sherwood-Laughlin, csherwoo@indiana.edu

Biostatistcs and Epidemiology

Dr. M. Aaron Sayegh, msayegh@indiana.edu

Environmental Health

Dr. Jo Anna Shimek, jmshimek@indiana.edu

Family Health

Dr. Maria Schmidt, marschmi@indiana.edu

Physical Activity

Dr. Jeanne Johnston, jdjohnst@indiana.edu

Professional Health Education

Dr. Noy Kay, noyskay@indiana.edu

Public Health Administration

Dr. Jon Macy, jtmacy@indiana.edu

Field Experience Information for Current Students

School of Public Health Careers and Internships

MPH Preceptor Orientation

2015 Field Experience Handbook

2015 Field Experience Meeting PPT

SPH Internship Portal

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