Course Work Outline

The Certificate Program is a five (5) course, fifteen (15) credit hour program designed to train students in the essential functions of public health practice. All five (5) of the required courses are existing core Master of Public Health (MPH) courses required for degree seeking students.


The certificate is designed for part-time study to accommodate the working professional. The certificate can be completed within a three semester (Fall, Spring, Summer) block with admission during the fall semester. All requirements for the certificate program must be completed within a period of five years from entry into the program.

The five required courses are: