Public Health Practice (Graduate Certificate)

Admission Requirements

Admission to this program is contingent upon admission to the Graduate School and School of Medicine, respectively. Applications for the Graduate Certificate are considered on the same schedule as those for the M.P.H. Program. In addition, a background of course work or experience in the areas of mathematics, social science, and natural science is recommended. Students may enroll in the certificate program concurrently with a regular graduate degree program (M.S., M.A., or Ph.D.).

Candidates must complete a minimum of fifteen credits of course work.

Required Courses
FPH 7010Seminar in Public Health1
FPH 7015Biostatistics I4
FPH 7240Epidemiology3
FPH 7420Principles of Environmental Health3
Electives
Select minimum of four credits in the students areas of interest4
Total Credits15

Electives from an approved list may be taken within or outside the department. A grade point average of 3.00 in certificate coursework must be maintained. All work must be completed within three years.

Academic Scholarship: All course work must be completed in accordance with the regulations of the Graduate School and the School of Medicine governing graduate scholarship and degrees.