The Program Educational Objectives are to prepare the students to:
Analytic/Assessment Skills:
  • Identify and understand data
  • Turn data into information for action
  • Assess needs and assets to address community health needs
  • Make evidence based decisions
Policy Development/Program Planning Skills:
  • Determine needed policies and effectively advocate for policy
  • Contribute to the development of strategic plans
  • Plan, implement, evaluate, and improve programs
  • Implement strategies for continuous QI
Communication Skills:
  • Facilitate communication
  • Convey data and information to professionals
  • Communicate
Cultural Competency Skills:
  • Understand and effectively respond to diverse needs
  • Assess organizational cultural diversity and competence
  • Ensure organizational cultural competence
Community Dimensions of Practice Skills:
  • Evaluate and develop linkages and relationships within the community
  • Maintain and advance partnerships and community involvement
  • Defend public health policies and programs
  • Evaluate effectiveness and improve community engagement
Basic Public Health Sciences Skills:
  • Incorporate core public health functions into practice
  • Apply basic sciences to practice
  • Critique and develop research
  • Retrieve evidence
  • Establish academic partnerships
Financial Planning and Management Skills:
  • Leverage community resources
  • Manage partnerships and ensure programs are well managed
  • Motivate personnel to achieve goals
  • Establish Performance Management System
Leadership and Systems Thinking Skills
  • Incorporate ethical standards into the organization
  • Integrate systems thinking into public health practice mentoring
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Adjust practice to address changing needs and environment
  • Manage organizational change


PO1: HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONER: Function effectively as entry-level healthcare professionals, integrating all graduate attribute roles to provide optimal, ethical, comprehensive and patient/client-centered care in a plurality of health and social contexts.
PO2: COMMUNICATOR: Develop rapport, trust and ethical therapeutic relationships with patients/clients, families and communities from different cultural backgrounds.
PO3: COLLABORATOR: Participate effectively and appropriately in multicultural, inter-professional and trans-professional teams, as well as teams in other contexts (the community included).  
PO4: LEADER AND MANAGER: Participate in activities that contribute to the effectiveness of the healthcare organizations and systems in which they work.
PO5: HEALTH ADVOCATE: Respond to individual patient/client health needs and related issues as part of holistic care.
PO6: SCHOLAR: Maintain and enhance professional competence through ongoing learning, both as healthcare professionals and as responsible citizens, locally and globally.  
PO7: PROFESSIONAL: Demonstrate commitment and accountability to their patients/clients, other healthcare professions and society through ethical practice.  


PSO1: – Advancement in Public Health: The ability to comprehend and implement the knowledge of various aspects of public health care system.
PSO2: – Technical skills: Identify and understand data, Turn data into information for action, Assess needs and assets to address community health needs, Make evidence based decisions
PSO3: – Career Skills: Incorporate core public health functions into practice, Apply basic sciences to practice, Critique and develop research, Retrieve evidence, Establish academic partnerships