Georgia State University’s School of Public Health offers a Graduate Certificate in Public Health in flexible formats that are convenient for busy professionals: online, in-person, or a hybrid of both.
The Graduate Certificate in Public Health provides the foundational knowledge to maintain, upgrade, or advance your public health knowledge and skills or further your career. The program is specifically designed and developed for students working in public health or professionals coming from a variety of backgrounds, including physicians, nurses, health educators, clinical research professionals, policy experts, and more.
Why choose Georgia State University for your Graduate Certificate in Public Health?
- Courses are taught by experienced and diverse faculty from Georgia State’s School of Public Health, a Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited school of public health
- Flexible formats to complete the certificate program: online, in-person, or a hybrid of both
- Five-course Graduate Certificate in Public Health program that includes two electives to allow you to align your education with your career goals
Transfer Graduate Certificate in Public Health credits towards a Master of Public Health (MPH) Degree
Did you know that with the successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Public Health at Georgia State, you’re a couple of steps away from earning a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree? Students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Public Health may take all five of the MPH foundational courses (or three foundational courses and two electives) taught in nationwide, CEPH-accredited Master of Public Health (MPH) degree programs* – allowing the student to acquire 16 semester hours of applicable course credit toward fulfilling the MPH degree requirements. Click here to view the comparison table and learn more.
*Time limits and applicability restrictions may apply. Students may work with the advisors in the Office of Academic Assistance and Career Services to confirm applicability and transfer credit. Approval of applicable courses is at the discretion of the department chair of the student’s home department and concentration — it is not guaranteed. All Georgia State University credits presented for the MPH degree must have been earned within six calendar years of the date of degree conferral.