Thank you for your interest in the NYU MPH Capstone, the culminating experience for students in the Global Health Leadership concentration. Students in this concentration are individuals with prior graduate degrees.
Capstone, a real-life consulting engagement accompanied by a two-semester course, provides an important resource to organizations â a team of committed students dedicated to addressing its needs â while allowing students to demonstrate the acquisition of fundamental public health competencies. In the final year of the program, students work together in interdisciplinary teams on a nine-month project as identified by an organization, such as a non-governmental organization, a national or local government, a multi-lateral agency, or a university.
We solicit projects that provide a mutually beneficial opportunity for your organization and a student team and will offer an engaging learning environment for the students to develop innovative solutions to global public health concerns.
In particular, we look for projects that:
We look for organizations and agencies that:
We encourage you to review the online materials, including the Capstone Guide, which outline the Capstone program and process, but should you have any questions or would like additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Amy Joyce, Associate Director for Public Health Practice at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|March ||Capstone application submission period begins|
|May 15 ||Capstone application submission period ends; all applications due|
|June - July||Program reviews all applications and determines finalists|
|August - September||Finalists notified of Capstone proposal selections|
|September||Selected Capstone projects are presented to students in the Capstone seminar and student teams are established; organizations are notified of the composition of their team.|
|May||Student teams present their Capstone projects to the NYU GIPH community.|