Graduate Certificate in Public Health

The Highest Standards in Public Health Education within Your Reach

The Graduate Certificate in Public Health provides a solid foundation in the core disciplines of public health. You’ll be trained in 22 competencies through coursework in epidemiology, population health determinants, assessment, and health policy – all of which are designed to help you jumpstart your public health career.

The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington is known nationally and internationally for the quality of its graduate programs. Our certificate programs are created for busy people with limited time, and they accommodate a wide range of academic backgrounds and career experiences.

The Certificate in Public Health is a 15-credit program comprised of the following five courses:

  • Evidence-Based Approaches to Public Health
  • Population Health Determinants
  • Public Health Policy & Politics
  • Assessment & Public Health
  • Practicum

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 14% increase in public health-related jobs from 2018–2028. After completing this Certificate, you will be qualified for leadership positions in areas such as:

  • Local, state, and federal government
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Businesses and corporations
  • Hospitals
  • County health departments
  • Universities
  • Health foundations and health-based grant projects

Plus, our Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation means that you’ll have an advantage in securing the best jobs in public health.

All coursework is available 100% online and is accessible anywhere with internet access, meaning you do not have to put your career on hold to pursue graduate education.

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