The Certificate of Graduate Study in Public Health is an 18-credit, one-year online program. Among the highlights:
- Five required courses (15 credits) from five core content areas as well as one elective course (3 credits) from a relevant area of your choosing.
- The five core content areas cover:
- Public Health and Health Policy
- Environmental Health
- Health Policy and Management
- Students may choose from a variety of topical electives, including:
- Global Public Health
- Food Systems and Public Health
- Public Health Law
- Faculty experts from UVM’s College of Medicine, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the Vermont Department of Health, and experts trained at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Individualized academic advising
- Courses are offered during spring, fall and summer terms to ensure that you can fit the program into your work or college schedule.
Who Should Apply?
Our graduate-level program is open to anyone with a bachelor’s degree. It is designed for:
- Medical and graduate students in health, nursing and environmental sciences.
- Healthcare practitioners trained in medicine, nursing or other healthcare professions.
- Non-clinical professionals working in public health, healthcare, government and non-profit agencies.
- Highly motivated students with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
- One college-level course in mathematics required
- One college-level course in science required