The Preceptorship (CHE 780) is a 400 hour practical
experience in Community Health Education. It is meant to be a time of service
and innovation to the agency, as well as, a significant learning opportunity
for the candidate. For more detailed information, please view the MPH-CHE Graduate Student Guidebook.
Selecting a site
Fall, Spring, or Summer Preceptorship
Most Preceptorship experiences occur in the third or fourth semesters. This field training experience will be offered during the
Fall and Spring semesters, and, in special instances, during Summer Sessions. Special on-site arrangements, due to unusual circumstances, can be arranged with the agency Preceptor, the minimum of 400 hours still must be maintained.
The experience includes, but is not limited to, those agencies which employ Community Health Educators.
In these types of settings, students will have an opportunity to experience some of the Community Health Education processes.
*A list of previous preceptorship sites is available upon request.