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Advanced Certificate in Public Health

To provide individuals with knowledge and understanding of the key elements of public health practice.

Program Objective

To convey a working knowledge of the five key areas of public health practice: epidemiology, biostatistics, social and behavioral medicine, the US health care system, and environmental epidemiology. The certificate is also designed to prepare qualified individuals to take the American Board of Public Health certification exam.

Required Courses Course Name When Offered
PM 415 Principles of Epidemiology Fall
PM 421 U.S. Health Care System: Financing, Delivery & Performance Fall
PM 426 Social & Behavioral Medicine Spring
PM 455 Foundations in Public Health Sciences  


One of the following:

Required Courses Course Name When Offered
PM 401 Quantitative Methods  
PM 445 Intro to Health Services Research  
PM 461 Program Evaluation  
PM 493 Health Policy Lab  
PM 504 Environmental Health  
Or course with permission of program director


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