What is the difference between Capstone and research?
Unlike a traditional research paper, your capstone paper may comprise elements of your entire degree program. At times, it may feel similar to a thesis in that your paper requires an idea or topic, a structure, and questions that you must be prepared to answer.
What is a capstone option?
A capstone allows the student an opportunity to synthesize, integrate, and apply the skills and competencies acquired to a public health problem. Master of Science and Master of Arts in Public Health programs often require either a Capstone or a Culminating Experience.
Are capstone courses hard?
The difficulty of the capstone project does depend a bit on the major. It can be a bit time consuming but I wouldn’t say its all that much more difficult than any other course. Keep in mind that it is a graduation requirement which means everyone finds a way to make it through.
What is the difference between a dissertation and a research project?
Most of us know that a dissertation is an extended piece of research. The key difference between a project study and a dissertation is that a project study does not proceed from a research problem. The purpose of a project study is not to add to our understanding of research on a topic.