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The Public Health Graduate Certificate offers two concentrations: Generalist and Leadership and Management. Both concentrations allow students to take public health coursework on topics of interest without committing to a full degree program.
Generalist: The generalist track allows students to get take up to six core classes required of the MPH program.
- The classes required to complete the Public Health Generalist certificate are offered both online and in-person.
- For students planning to apply to the MPH degree program, the GRE will be waived for those completing the Public Health Generalist certificate if they have earned a grade of "B" or better in all coursework.
Leadership and Management: Students apply the principles of public health leadership, stewardship and policy implementation to manage state and local health departments and various non-profit organizational and community health program initiatives.
Prerequisite: To be eligible for admission to the Public Health certificate program (both concentrations), applicants must have two years of full-time work experience and currently be working in a health-related field.
The Public Health certificate program (both concentrations) is designed for individuals working in health-related field who are seeking to advance their career or stay current on the best practices in the field of public health.