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 will take three (of five) foundational core 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.
Credits earned at Georgia State University in the Graduate Certificate in Public Health enrollment status: A Graduate Certificate in Public Health student may apply a maximum of sixteen (16) semester hours of applicable Georgia State University course credit earned while completing the Graduate Certificate in Public Health and prior to MPH program admission toward fulfilling MPH degree requirements. Courses that satisfy the MPH core courses must be completed with a grade of B or better, and courses that satisfy a concentration required or elective course must be completed with a grade of C or better. Credits are processed by the School — petition is not required, but students should confirm their previously completed courses are applicable. Students may work with the advisors in the Office of Academic Assistance & Career Services (OAA) to confirm applicability. 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.