The graduate Certificate in Public Health requires 18 s.h. of credit. Students must complete the certificate's required coursework within five years of entering the program and must maintain a grade-point average of at least 2.75 in work for the certificate. All certificate courses are offered online at least once a year, and all courses are offered on campus. Students who are only enrolled in the Certificate in Public Health program may not register for courses other than those required for the certificate.
The certificate program is designed to improve public health practice and public health workforce capacity in Iowa and the upper Midwest. It is intended primarily for individuals in public health practice, those in the workforce, and those interested in strengthening their knowledge and skills in basic public health competencies.
The graduate Certificate in Public Health requires the following coursework.
|All of these:
|Introduction to Public Health
|Introduction to Biostatistics
|Introduction to Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
|Epidemiology I: Principles
|Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System
|Global Environmental Health
For more information about the program, visit Graduate Certificate in Public Health on the College of Public Health website.
Applicants to the certificate program must hold a bachelor's degree and must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.75. They must submit official transcript(s), a statement of purpose, two reference letters, a résumé, and an online application.
For more information about how to apply, visit Graduate Certificate in Public Health on the College of Public Health website.