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Phase IV Expectations


    • Students who did not complete intensive course work in Phases I and II should schedule two four-week MSA blocks early in Phase IV to work on their project
    • Work on project between April and January
    • Communicate with your Associate Director
    • Meet regularly with your mentor
    • Submit first draft of paper
    • Complete scholarly product
    • Submit final 10-25 page MSA paper
    • Prepare and deliver a capstone poster presentation of your project
 

 Phase IV Course Requirements and Timeline

 

Phase IV Electives (IDPT 8091 and IDPT 8093)

Elective Course Requirements

 

This is a 4 week elective during phase IV. The purpose is to allow students to focus on completing the draft/final paper or prepare for the capstone presentation.

  • Students work intensively with mentors on their chosen MSA Project.
  • Students critically review background literature, define a question/hypothesis, develop and implement methods and study design, collect data, analyze and interpret data, and submit written progress reports for their MSA Project.

 

IDPT 8091 and IDPT 8093 Course Guide

 

How do you sign up for the elective?

  1. Complete elective registration form; within 30 days of starting elective.
  2. Have mentor sign off on elective registration form.
  3. Send mentored signed elective registration form to som.msa@ucdenver.edu or drop off at Cody Miller office (Building 500 – E1322D)
  4. The completed elective form will be sent by email to Student affairs for registration. The student registering will be included in the email.

***Note if you are a student who traveled in your phase I/II for a global health MSA and plan on traveling in phase IV for your MSA, please email som.msa@ucdenver.edu to find out further details for registering.

 
Draft and Final Paper
 

Papers will be double spaced, typed in 12 ppt. Arial font and have 1 inch margins. Most papers will include the following components:

 
    • Cover Page – Title of paper, your name, mentor’s name (Please make a cover page even if you are submitting a peer-reviewed published paper).
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Limitations
    • Conclusions
    • References (minimum of 20)
    • Acknowledgements
 

 Capstone Presentation

  •  Prepare and present a poster
    • Present project to classmates and faculty during ICC on March 6, 2014 
    • Evaluate peer presentations during the sessions you are not assigned to present
 

If graduating off cycle, contact som.msa@ucdenver.edu for timeline.