This 15-credit Graduate Certificate in Public Health is an exciting way to build a foundation in public health, expand your job opportunities, or enhance your current degree program. This certificate program is specifically designed for:
Health professionals, such as physicians, nurses, nutritionists, and veterinarians, who work in public health and would like to increase their expertise and develop confidence in their knowledge of these issues
Health professionals who wish to move into career positions in public health
Graduate or professional students who would like to explore the opportunities and challenges of applying their developing professional skills in a public health setting
The schedule for completing the Graduate Certificate in Public Health is flexible. You can complete the program in only two semesters, if desired, or you can plan a schedule for completing the five course over a two-year period. The schedule depends on course availability and student status (e.g., graduate student, post-baccalaureate, or non-degree seeking student).
The Graduate Certificate in Public Health requires completion of 15 credits of public health coursework, either under a general plan of studyor a specific plan of study, as described in the Courses tab of this website.
Application of Certificate Credits Towards an MPH
Postbaccalaureate students who complete the certificate program courses with a grade of “B” or better can transfer these credits to the MPH degree program if subsequently admitted to the MPH program. Application of non-degree coursework to a degree program is handled on a case-by-case basis.