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Graduate Certificate in Public Health


This 15-credit Graduate Certificate in Public Health is an exciting way to build a foundation in public health, expand your job opportunities, or enhance your current degree program. This online certificate program is specifically designed for the working professional that wants to increase their knowledge of public health, but cannot come to a university campus for courses. All of which may be applied toward an online Master of Public Health degree at the University of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions. This program is ideal for:

  • Health professionals, such as physicians, nurses, nutritionists, and veterinarians, who work in public health and would like to increase their expertise and develop confidence in their knowledge of these issues
  • Health professionals who wish to move into career positions in public health
  • Those interested in pursuing an MPH degree, but want to get a head start often find the certificate program a good first step

Program: Graduate Certificate (Certificate) Length: 5 courses (15 credit hours) over 3 semesters; max of 3 years to complete program
Delivery: Web Requirements: Computer Requirements
College: The College of Public Health & Health Professions
Department: Distance Programs in Public Health and Health Professions
Admissions: Admissions in Fall, Spring and Summer terms. Admissions Information
Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree
tel: (352) 294-5772
Public Health & Health Professions
Distance Public Health Program
4100 HPNP Building
PO Box 100182
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32610-0182

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