• Summer Term Start DateMay 20, 2024
  • Application DeadlinesVisit the Graduate College Page for application deadlines
  • TuitionSee Master of Public Health under the 2023-24 Graduate Programs with Alternate Pricing section of the Student Financial Services website.
  • Learning FormatOnline
  • Program DurationVaried - not to exceed 5 years
  • Credits18
  • VA Benefit EligibleYes
  • ScholarshipsNo


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:
    • PH 6010 Public Health & Health Policy
    • PH 6020 Epidemiology
    • PH 6030 Biostatistics
    • PH 6040 Environmental Public Health
    • PH 6050 or PH6170 Health Policy and Management
  • Students choose one course from topical electives
  • Courses taught by faculty experts from UVM’s College of Medicine, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the Vermont Department of Health, and experts trained at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Individualized academic advising
  • Courses offered during Spring, Fall, and Summer terms to ensure that you can fit the program into your professional schedule

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