公共卫生 Certificate

概述

The mission of the 公共卫生 graduate certificate is to give students a basic, yet robust understanding of all of the aspects of public health. The graduate certificate in 公共卫生 consists of the core curriculum for the Master of 公共卫生 (MPH) degree and is intended for those who:

  • are interested in learning more about the field of public health without committing to a full graduate degree
  • are currently public health professionals and want to be eligible to take the certifying examination in public health; or
  • are interested in a degree in public health but are not sure what specific area of expertise they might want to pursue.

The certificate program is 18 credits and can be applied to the University’s online MPH program should a student decide to pursue the degree program. The 公共卫生 certificate program is completed online to allow students maximum flexibility while maintaining personal and professional commitments. Online courses are taught in 12-week online modules across the calendar year (three modules per year); The certificate must be completed within three years of matriculation.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the certificate program, students will be able to:

  • Understand appropriate statistical methods for critical reading of reports of statistical analysis of public health problems.
  • 应用 the basic concepts of epidemiology to the study of the patterns of disease and injury applied to public health.
  • Determine the role of environmental factors affecting the health of a population.
  • Identify the managerial and policy issues associated with delivery, 质量, and costs of health care.
  • Identify the social, behavioral, and cultural factors related to population health.

课程

The courses required for the certificate program are:

Required 课程
课程 Term(s) offered
PH 501 - Epidemiology 春天
PH 509 – Environmental Health 秋天
PH 515 – Health Behavior 秋天
PH 525 – Biostatistics 秋天和春天
PH 543 – Population-based Health 夏天
PH 580 – Programs, Problems, Policies in 公共卫生 春/夏

入学 Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0或更高.
  • A statement of purpose as to why you are interested in the pursuing the certificate program.
  • A resume that includes work history and goals.

Applications are accepted for each semester, including summer.

The deadlines for submission are as follow:

  • June 15 for fall admission
  • October 15 for spring admission
  • March 15 for summer admission

马上申请

办公室电话
812-488-2981

办公室的电子邮件
cal@compostreet.com

Office Location
Room 264, Clifford Library

办公时间
8:00 a.m. 四点半p.m. CDT