Evaluation & Certification

EVALUATION

 

Assessment of the learner’s attainment of the Professional Master’s Degree in International Health (MIH) competency objectives will be based upon:

 

Professional Certificate Course in Epidemiology Evaluation

 

Performance is assessed via post-tests, article discussions, projects, and comprehensive final examination.

 

Professional Certificate Course in International Medicine, International Nursing, or International Public Health Evaluation

 

Performance is assessed via post-tests, article discussions, projects, and comprehensive final examination.

 

Service-Learning Faculty Evaluation

 

Supervising faculty at the INMED Training Site will submit a written evaluation of the learner’s service-learning performance with attention to the competency objectives.

 

Essay Evaluation

 

At the completion of their Service-Learning experience, learner’s will receive guidelines for authoring a reflective essay documenting insights they have developed regarding international health issues.

 

Scholarly Project Evaluation

 

Upon completion, learners will sit for a defense of their scholarly project before a jury of INMED faculty, who may inquire regarding any component of the project or of the MIH educational experience.

 

CERTIFICATION

 

Participants who complete the course of study and achieve the competency objectives will be granted the Professional Master’s degree in International Health (MIH). Verification of the educational experience will be provided to any learner’s affiliated institution. Graduates are entitled to include with their name and signature the initials MIH.

 

 

Remediation

 

If a learner does not complete any component and achieve the required competencies, the faculty may require the learner to 1) remediate the component(s) that the learner did not satisfactorily complete, or 2) repeat the entire component within one year of the start date of the original course. The learner will be offered only one opportunity to repeat the component without requiring repeat payment of tuition.