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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Public Health for Healthcare Professionals Certificate

Award: Certificate

Degree Code: PHPC

Number of Credits: 28

Program Description

The Public Health Certificate program will offer students, who are currently working as healthcare professionals, the opportunity to gain a comprehensive overview of population health and its application in various settings. This certificate program will provide students with the background and knowledge needed to pursue future work in the public health sector.

Required Courses

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge, and written and verbal communication skills and abilities associated with public health.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary for seamless transfer to an Associate Degree or Baccalaureate program of study for public health generalist or specialized Bachelor’s degree programs including health education, health administration, and/or environmental health.

Important Note

Completion of this certificate program alone does not provide the education required for eligibility to take the National Board of Public Health Examiners exam to become Certified in Public Health (CPH). Specific information regarding eligibility requirements for the CPH are available at here.