• Course Delivery
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit

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 the courses listed below.

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.


  • PBHL A519Environmental Science in Public Health3 Credits
  • PBHL B551Biostatistics for Public Health I3 Credits
  • PBHL E517Fundamentals of Epidemiology3 Credits
  • PBHL H501U.S. Health Care Systems and Health Policy3 Credits
  • PBHL S500Social and Behavioral Science in Public Health3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $500.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1500.00
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1500.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $4500.00

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education

    With more than 115 online degree programs to choose from, Indiana University gives you the opportunity to receive a top-quality education when you want it, where you want it. The faculty who teach our online courses are the same exceptional faculty who teach those courses on our campuses. Whether you're looking for an undergraduate education or want to continue advancing your career with a graduate degree, IU Online’s degree program options have something for everyone.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. Classes aren't tied to a certain time or day.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at Indiana University have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. We're committed to providing you with the quality educational experience students have come to expect and desire from Indiana University, without needing to make sacrifices to the other commitments in your life.