Certificate in Urban Health

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 18.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 51.2299
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 21-1091

About the Program

The online Certificate in Urban Health introduces students to urban health concepts and practice techniques. Students will gain experience on how to be culturally competent public health professionals with an emphasis on built environment, healthy housing, and ecological concerns. Students will learn about the fundamentals of urban health and how to apply them to real-world problems.

The certificate is offered entirely online to provide qualified students and working professionals with an opportunity to acquire these credentials regardless of restrictions in time and physical location. Those who successfully complete the certificate program and wish to broaden their scope of public health education could pursue an MPH degree program.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete application form
  • Working knowledge of and access to a personal computer (no more than four years old), high-speed connection to the Internet, and Microsoft Office applications
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Ability to download free versions of software required for the program
  • Demonstrated interest or work experience in public health

Program Requirements

Program Requirements
CHP 673Process Monitoring and Outcomes Evaluation for Community Health Programs3.0
EOH 550Introduction to Urban Health3.0
EOH 642Healthy Housing & Built Environment3.0
EPI 563Interprofessional Collaboration for Urban Health3.0
EPI 570Introduction to Epidemiology3.0
EPI 633Urban Inequality and Health: Theory, Evidence, and Action 3.0
Total Credits18.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits
EOH 5503.0CHP 6733.0EOH 6423.0
EPI 5703.0EPI 6333.0EPI 5633.0
 6 6 6
Total Credits 18

Additional Information

For more information about this certificate, please contact:

DSPH Academic Advising Team
Office of Education
dsphadvising@drexel.edu

Additional information can be found on the Drexel University Online website, including admissions criteria and how to apply.

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