Program Timeline

First Year

Tentative Deadlines Task Submit To Category
October-November Meet with advisor to discuss progress and second semester schedule   Advisement
March Submit Culminating Project / Field Training / Advising Statement Online Advisement
May-August Meet with advisor to discuss progress and second year schedule   Advisement

Second Year, Fall Semester

Tentative Deadlines Task Submit To Category
Before classes start
Meet with advisor to discuss timing of field training experience and register for CHB 544 if advisor approves
If approved for field training, register for CHB 544 and follow guidelines and form links in CHB 544 UBlearns course
Field Training
First week of classes Meet with advisor to discuss culminating project objectives, review guidelines and deadlines   Culminating Project
Fourth week of classes Submit overview document (see advisor) Copy to faculty advisor
 
Culminating Project
October Meet with advisor to discuss progress and second semester schedule   Advisement
October 15 Last day to apply to graduate in HUB for February 1 degree conferral Online Commencement
12th week of classes Culminating project draft Faculty advisor Culminating Project
14th week of classes Culminating project final version Faculty advisor, and when approved, to graduate coordinator at sphhp-chhb-mph@buffalo.edu and Sarah Heavey Culminating Project
Last day of class Culminating project presentation   Culminating Project
Last day of class Submit waiver of field training request based on past public health experience if approved by advisor UBlearns MPH Student Resources Portal Field Training Waiver Form
Field Training
Last day of class Culminating project evaluation form Graduate coordinator at sphhp-chhb-mph@buffalo.edu
Culminating Project

Second Year, Spring Semester

Tentative Deadlines Task Submit To Category
Before classes start
Meet with advisor to discuss timing of field training experience and register for CHB 544 if advisor approves
If approved for field training, register for CHB 544 and follow guidelines and form links in CHB 544 UBlearns course
Field Training
First week of classes Meet with advisor to discuss culminating project objectives, review guidelines and deadlines   Culminating Project
February 22 Last day to apply to graduate in HUB for June 1 degree conferral Online Commencement
Refer to the commencement link (right) for deadlines First day to register for commencement online   Commencement
Fourth week of classes Submit overview document (see advisor) Copy to faculty advisor Culminating Project
Refer to the commencement link (right) for deadlines Order regalia for commencement
 
  Commencement
12th week of classes Culminating project draft Faculty advisor Culminating Project
14th week of classes Culminating project final version Faculty advisor, and when approved, to graduate coordinator at sphhp-chhb-mph@buffalo.edu and Sarah Heavey Culminating Project
Last Friday of classes Culminating project presentation   Culminating Project
Last Friday of classes Submit waiver of field training request based on past public health experience if approved by advisor
UBlearns MPH Student Resources Portal MPH Field Training Waiver Form
Field Training
Last Friday of classes Culminating project evaluation form Graduate coordinator at sphhp-chhb-mph@buffalo.edu
Culminating Project
July 15 Last day to apply to graduate in HUB for September 1 degree conferral Online Commencement
Most students will complete their culminating project during the spring semester.

Only three credits of field training are required and can be completed in either the fall or spring semester. Consult your advisor.