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Public Health, Graduate Certificate - IU Indianapolis

The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Public Health (IU Indianapolis) gives you a strong foundation in public health theory and concepts. Expand your skillset and move up in your career with this fully online, flexible program.  

Course Delivery: 100% Online

Total Credits: 15

In-State Tuition Per Credit: $582.00

Out-of-State Tuition Per Credit: $627.00

Cost of attendance may vary by campus. View the total cost calculator

Degree Overview

As a student in the IU Online Graduate Certificate in Public Health, you’ll study foundational public health concepts and develop the skills you need to meet ever-widening demands in the field of public health.

You’ll learn how to identify the social and behavioral factors that impact public health, and develop, implement, and evaluate interventions designed to positively affect public health behaviors. Additionally, you’ll build the analytical skills you need to report on public health data. 

You’ll graduate with an Indiana University certificate respected by employers worldwide—and you can work on yours anytime and anywhere. Plus, you’ll enjoy personalized support services throughout your academic journey.

To be admitted to this program, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college
  • At least one year of undergraduate mathematics (e.g. algebra, statistics, or finite math)
  • Competent written and oral communication skills

To apply to this program, submit an application that includes:

  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Personal statement
  • Resume
  • Recommendations
  • Interview
  • TOEFL scores - international students

Your IU Indianapolis Graduate Certificate in Public Health prepares you for such careers as:

  • Community health educator  
  • Disease prevention manager
  • Health promotion specialist
  • Intervention designer
  • Maternal and child health specialist
  • Obesity prevention coordinator
  • Public health researcher
  • Technical advisor for health programs
  • Vaccine advisor
  • Youth tobacco prevention coordinator

To earn the Graduate Certificate in Public Health, you must complete 15 credit hours.

Requirements are broken down as follows: 

  • Public health core courses (12 credit hours)
  • Elective course (3 credit hours)

Core Classes for the Graduate Certificate in Public Health, IUI
Course Number Course Name Credits
PBHL-P 670 Introduction to Public Health 3 Credits
PBHL-P 670 Comprehensive Methods and Applications in Biostatistics and Epidemiology 3 Credits
PBHL-P 670 Planning, Evaluation & Management 3 Credits
PBHL-P 670 Communication & Leadership 3 Credits

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