Undergraduate Certificate in Community Health

Discover the Undergraduate Certificate in Community Health - CHES eligibility

The Undergraduate Certificate in Community Health provides you with the knowledge, skills and hands-on experience that prepares you to tackle real-world health problems. The coursework for this certificate prepares you to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.


  1. To earn the certificate, you must complete a minimum of 27 credits in accordance with the specified curriculum, and a "C" or higher is required in each course.
  2. Students who successfully complete the requirements for the certificate will have this credential added to their official transcript. A printed certificate resembling a diploma will be awarded upon graduation.
  3. Public health students majoring in community health are not eligible for the Community Health Certificate.
  4. Students must declare their intention to graduate with the certificate by completing the Application For Certificate form.