Public Health Certificates

Public Health Certificate Program Information

Admissions requirements for the certificate programs, in addition to Graduate School requirements, include: 

  • Letter of intent
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 GPA for undergraduate and any graduate coursework
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • English Language test scores meet minimum for public health program

 Apply online through the Graduate School

Choose from four options
American Indian Public Health option

The American Indian Public Health option includes the following 9 credits and can also be completed in one academic year.

  • PH 704 Public Health Management and Policy
    (3 credits) Fall
  • PH 772 American Indian Health Equity
    (3 credits) Spring
  • PH 774 Research and Evaluation in Tribal Communities
    (3 credits) Fall
General Public Health option

The General option includes the following 12 credits and can be completed in one academic year.

  • PH 704 Public Health Management and Policy
    (3 credits) Fall
  • PH 706 Essential of Epidemiology
    (3 credits) Spring
  • PH 741 Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health
    (3 credits) Fall
  • PH 745 Community Health Leadership
    (3 credits) Spring
Infection Prevention option

The Infection Prevention option includes the following 12 required credits.

  • PH 704 Public Health Management and Policy
    (3 credits) Fall
  • PH 706 Essentials of Epidemiology
    (3 credits) Spring
  • PH 735 Principles of Infectious Diseases I
    (3 credits) Fall
  • PH 736 Principles of Infectious Diseases II
    (3 credits) Spring
Maternal and Child Health (MCH) option (pending University approval)

The MCH option includes the following 9 credits and can be completed in one academic year.

  • PH 704 Public Health Management and Policy
    (3 credits) Fall
    • or  PH 745 Community Health Leadership
      (3 credits) Spring
  • PH 781 Foundations in Maternal and Child Health
    (3 credits) Spring
  • PH 782 Introduction to Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology
    (2 credits) Fall
  • PH 790 Seminar
    (1 credit) Fall
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