Undergraduate Certificate in Public Health

Discover the Undergraduate Certificate in Public Health

The Undergraduate Certificate in Public Health will provide you with a foundation in public health theory and concepts, while also allowing you to choose one of two concentration options: Health Administration or Population Health Science.

Health Administration Option

Designed for students interested in learning about the administrative functions required to run public health and healthcare organizations. Completing the Certificate in Public Health-Health Administration will help prepare you for entry-level work in such organizations. Current public health professionals will find this Certificate to be a time-saving way to develop the additional skills needed for career advancement.

Population Health Science Option

Designed for students interested in learning more about the core areas of study in Public Health related to Population Health and integration of those concepts with various areas of discipline in healthcare and public health delivery systems. Completing the Certificate in Public Health-Population Health Science will help prepare graduates new to these fields for entry-level work in such organizations as well as provide additional skills to current public health professionals interested in career development.

Eligibility

  1. To earn the Certificate, students must complete a minimum of 18 credits in accordance with the specified curriculum, and maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
  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 Environmental Health Science, Health Services Management or Community Health are not eligible for the Public Health Certificate in the same area as their major.
  4. Students must declare their intention to graduate with the Certificate by completing the Application For Certificate form.

Ready To Get Started?

Students must declare their intention to receive the undergraduate Certificate in Community Health by completing the Application for Certificate form. For an accessible version of the application, please contact fsphinfo@iupui.edu.