Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Public Health
Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 20.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 51.2299
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 19-1042
About the Program
The online Certificate in Public Health provides students with a foundational knowledge of public health and with key competencies outlined by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) in eight domains: (1) evidence-based approaches to public health, (2) public health and health care systems, (3) planning and management to promote health, (4) policy in public health, (5) leadership, (6) communication, (7) interprofessional practice and/or intersectoral practice, and (8) systems thinking.
The certificate is offered entirely online to provide qualified students and working professionals with an opportunity to participate in this program 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 or the MS degree and apply some or all credits to that program.
|BST 571||Introduction to Biostatistics||3.0|
|EPI 570||Introduction to Epidemiology||3.0|
|HMP 505||Qualitative Data and Mixed Methods Analysis||3.0|
|PBHL 510||Public Health Foundations and Systems I||4.0|
|PBHL 511||Public Health Foundations and Systems II||4.0|
Students choose from BST, CHP, EOH, EPI, HMP, and PBHL at the 500-999 level.
Sample Plan of Study
9 Months (3 Quarters) Part-Time
|First Year (Part-Time)|
|EPI 570||3.0||BST 571||3.0||HMP 505||3.0|
|PBHL 510||4.0||PBHL 511||4.0||Elective||3.0|
|Total Credits 20|
For more information about this certificate, please contact:
DSPH Academic Advising Team
Office of Education
Additional information can be found on the Drexel University Online website, including admissions criteria and how to apply.