(SIMS Code: 557389)
The Advanced Certificate in Public Health offers individuals the opportunity to understand core public health principles, prepare for responsibilities or promotion in a public health setting, or offers an opportunity to determine if the Master of Public Health degree program is of interest to pursue. The advanced certificate also provides additional formal education in the public health field. Students who successfully complete the advanced certificate program can apply all 15 units to the Master of Public Health degree if admitted into the degree program in the School of Public Health.
Applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, health science, nursing, social work, or another health-related degree. A degree in a discipline not specifically mentioned must be approved by the Director of the School of Public Health. Applications may be submitted prior to entering the advanced certificate program or before the completion of nine semester units of coursework that is applicable to the advanced certificate in public health.
Contact the School of Public Health admissions coordinator for further information.