Public Health - IUPUI (Graduate Certificate)
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.