The Advanced Graduate Certificate in Public Health allows you to learn foundational public health skills in as little as one year.
The certificate program is designed for individuals who want to gain foundational public health knowledge. It can be completed fully online, or on campus through seated courses on a full-time or part-time basis.
If you find that public health is your passion and you wish to complete the full Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, certificate courses can seamlessly transfer into UB’s MPH.
Our courses attract a diverse student body. You will learn in a collaborative environment that includes public health professionals as well as individuals from across the health care landscape. Courses are taught by faculty who are experts in their field.
The program is designed for:
The School of Public Health and Health Professions is a CEPH accredited school of public health.
International students currently studying at UB are limited to 3 online course credits (1 course) per semester. Contact us to discuss the program that is right for you.
When to Apply
Apply to the certificate program any time and begin taking courses the following semester.
Requirements for Current UB Graduate Students
Any student already enrolled in a graduate program at UB will be considered for admission to the Advanced Graduate Certificate in Public Health.
Requirements for Students Not Currently Enrolled in a UB Graduate Program
Students who graduated previously from UB or another university with a Bachelor's degree must meet the following requirements to be considered for admission:
Students Who Are Accepted
Before enrolling in an online public health certificate course for the first time, students must complete the following OPEN SUNY quizzes to ensure readiness for online coursework: