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.


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

Required Courses (18 Credits Total)

PHC 6000Epidemiology I: Introduction to Public Health Epidemiology3
PHC 6065Public Health Statistics3
PHC 6102Introduction to Health Policy and Management3
PHC 6315Introduction to Environmental Health3
PHC 6410Health Behavior and Public Health3
PHC 6500Foundations of Public Health3