Graduate Certificate in Public Health Foundations

The graduate certificate program requires the completion of 18 graduate credits. The student must demonstrate proficiency in basic statistical and computer skills related to distribution and determinants of disease. If students are proficient in any one area covered by the required courses, alternative courses may be selected. Substitution of courses must be approved by the advisor. Students should consult with advisors since new courses are frequently added, and some courses have prerequisites and enrollment stipulations. This certificate program is open to non-degree-seeking students only.

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Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university.

Required courses (18 credits total)

PHC 6000

Epidemiology I: Introduction to Public Health Epidemiology


PHC 6065

Public Health Statistics


PHC 6102

Introduction to Health Policy and Management


PHC 6315

Introduction to Environmental Health


PHC 6410

Health Behavior and Public Health


PHC 6500

Foundations of Public Health