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Infection Prevention Public Health Graduate Certificate


Program Description

Sample plan of study

Frequently asked questions

Graduate faculty information

Admission requirements

Tuition & Fees

Contact information



Program Description

The blended learning Public Health Graduate Certificate - Infection Prevention option is specifically designed to prepare graduates to work with public health programs that prevent infections. Public Health is the practice of helping members of society live healthier, longer lives by promoting healthy lifestyles through education and community engagement. More specifically, public health improves the general health of communities by monitoring the spread of diseases and supporting initiatives – both clinical and policy-oriented – to prevent disease and disability. Practitioners are educated in a wide array of academic and vocational fields, and they often collaborate on interprofessional teams to achieve goals

Graduate certificates are an excellent way to earn credentials and decide if a full master's program is right for you. Credits offered in this program can be transferred into the full blended learning Master of Public Health program.

The Infection Prevention Public Health option includes 15 credits and can be completed in one academic year.


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Sample Plan of Study

Total Credits : 15


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Frequently Asked Questions

F.A.Q.'s will be added at a later date.




For information about graduate faculty for this program as well as their current research interests, visit the Public Health Graduate Certificate bulletin page.




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For current admission requirements, visit the Public Health Graduate Certificate bulletin page.


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Contact Information

NDSU College of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Sciences
Phone: 701-231-6549
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Web: https://www.ndsu.edu/publichealth/certificate/

NDSU Graduate School 
Phone: 701-231-7033
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Web: http://www.ndsu.edu/gradschool/



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