In order to obtain the Graduate Certificate in Public Health, admitted students must complete five courses, and maintain the required grade point average (please see the most recent Graduate Catalog).
Required Certificate Core Courses (equals 10 credit hours)
Fundamentals of Biostatistics I
Fundamentals of Health Systems, Leadership, and Policy
Take One Epidemiology Course
Epidemiology for Public Health
Epidemiologic Methods I
Certificate Elective Courses (equals 6 credit hours)
Select at least two electives in consultation with either the School of Public Health advisors in the Office of Academic Assistance & Career Services (OAA) or a faculty mentor. Electives must be approved, in writing, by OAA and should be geared toward maintaining, upgrading, or advancing public health knowledge and skills related to the student’s current or future career.
Students interesting in pursuing the Master of Public Health degree should select the following courses as their electives: PHPH 7010 Foundations in Public Health and PHPB 7140 Health Promotion Planning, Administration, and Evaluation as their certificate elective courses.