The Certificate in Public Health (Cert. PH) offers courses that provide students the knowledge and tools needed to enhance public health practice. The objective of this certificate is to develop new generations of public health-educated professionals, meeting the development needs of personnel in local health departments, health professionals seeking knowledge in public health, potential masters or doctoral students in public health, and non-traditional students not interested in a master’s or doctoral degree but who wish to hold a credential in public health. Emphasis is placed on learning in the areas of health behavior, environmental health, biostatistics, epidemiology, administration, and global health. Students who have successfully completed the Cert. PH may be able to apply their course work to a Master of Public Health degree.
The Certificate in Public Health can be completed online. For the online option, campus visits are not required at any time. The Certificate in Public Health program consists of 18 credits hours of course work.
A total of 18 credit hours are required for completion of the Certificate in Public Health Program.
|CORE COURSES: 15 credit hours||Credit Hours|
|CPH 501 Health Behavior||3 cr hrs|
|CPH 502 Health Services Administration||3 cr hrs|
|CPH 503 Public Health, Environment, & Society||3 cr hrs|
|CPH 504 Epidemiology in Public Health||3 cr hrs|
|CPH 506 Biostatistics I||3 cr hrs|
|ELECTIVE COURSES: 3 credit hours from courses listed below||3 cr hrs|
|CPH 500 Foundations in Public Health
CPH 507 Global Applications in Public Health
|3 cr hrs|