This program is offered fully online.
Certificate Code: XHA
The Graduate Certificate in Humanitarian Assistance is intended for public health professionals, as well as other humanitarian aid providers, who are interested in enhancing their knowledge of the foundations and principles of humanitarian assistance, while providing mechanisms for putting that knowledge into practice. This certificate is designed to supplement and enhance the work related experiences of professionals who are serving those affected by humanitarian emergencies, either in the United States or abroad, while also providing a foundation for persons who wish to pursue such a career. The Certificate aims to engage students in critical thinking skills, enabling them to help develop more effective aid delivery systems.
The Certificate is also intended to enhance the leadership and management skills for public health professionals working with populations in need of humanitarian assistance, particularly international refugees and displaced populations. The curriculum is interdisciplinary in nature and scope and designed to develop and improve the skills of persons interested in providing emergency health services in humanitarian emergencies.
This certificate is offered fully online.
Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.
To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.
Credit Toward Graduate Degree
Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.
Time Limit / Average time to Completion
The approximate time to complete the Certificate is four years.