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Public Health - IUPUI (Graduate Certificate)


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The Graduate Certificate in Public Health is designed to meet the needs of public health professionals who are seeking the opportunity to continue their education while working.

As a student in the program, you complete 15 hours of graduate credit. Courses cover the five core areas of public health. They include

  • PBHL E517 Fundamentals of Epidemiology
  • PBHL A519 Environmental Science in Public Health
  • PBHL S500 Social and Behavioral Science in Public Health
  • PBHL H501 U.S. Health Care Systems and Health Policy
  • PBHL B551 Biostatistics for Public Health I

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be able to

  • use biostatistical methods to analyze and report public health data.
  • specify approaches to assess, prevent and control environmental and occupational hazards to human health and safety.
  • use epidemiologic methods to collect, study, analyze and report the patterns of disease in human populations for diverse audiences.
  • apply policy process, development and analysis methods to address current national, state and local public health issues.
  • identify social and behavioral science factors, theories and models and develop, implement and evaluate interventions designed to positively affect health behaviors in populations.
  • exhibit high standards of personal and organizational integrity, compassion, honesty and respect for all people.
  • identify the impact of diversity and culture on public health across discipline areas.
  • identify the basic ethical and legal principles pertaining to the collection, maintenance, use and dissemination of public health data.

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Website: Public Health - IUPUI (Graduate Certificate)
Email: snmathis@iu.edu
Phone: 317.278.0337