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    May 06, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Public Health Generalist Graduate Certificate

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This program is offered fully online.

This certificate program aims at serving the following groups:

  • Public health professionals who want additional graduate-level credentials.
  • Physicians or nurses who want to explore public health.
  • Students who are only interested in completing a few courses, not an MPH.

This Public Health Generalist certificate aims to facilitate and encourage formal training for the public health workforce and professionals interested in the future of the profession. This certificate consists of four core courses, representing the foundation of public health. This certificate provides students with an understanding of public health in a historical context, fostering foundational skills desirable for professionals engaging in the practice, education, and research of public health.



This certificate is offered fully online.

Admission Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements. 

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.   In addition to your completed application form, transcripts, resume and letter of interest, you will need to submit the following documents:

  • Two letters of recommendation

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

Up to 12 credit hours of certificate related courses may be applied toward a master’s degree, contingent upon departmental approval. However, admission requirements for the College and the Department, such as a GRE score and letters of recommendation, must first be met.

Time Limit / Average time to Completion

The approximate time to complete the Certificate is one year.


Students must have consent of the instructor to take courses.


Contact Information:

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