The undergraduate Certificate in Public Health requires 12 s.h. of credit and may be completed online. All certificate courses are offered on the Internet at least once a year. All courses except EPID:3099 Evidence-Based Public Health Methods also are offered on the University of Iowa campus. Certificate students must have access to a computer and the Internet. Students who are enrolled only in the Certificate in Public Health program may not register for courses other than those required for the certificate.

Students must complete the certificate's required course work within five years of entering the program and must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.75 in work for the certificate.

The undergraduate Certificate in Public Health requires the following course work.

This course:
EPID:3099Evidence-Based Public Health Methods3
One of these:
CPH:2099Fundamentals of Public Health3
CPH:4101Introduction to Public Health3
Two of these:
CBH:4105Introduction to Health Promotion and Disease Prevention3
HMP:4000Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System3
OEH:4240Global Environmental Health3

Applicants to the undergraduate certificate program must have completed at least 60 s.h. of postsecondary education course work and must have a cumulative g.p.a. of at least 2.75. They must submit official transcript(s), a statement of purpose, two reference letters, a résumé, and an application form.

For more information about the program and how to apply, visit the Certificate in Public Health website.