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.
Who can apply for the certificate program?
How do current or prospective students apply for the certificate program?
Can international students apply?
How many online courses can I take as an international student?
When is the application deadline?
Are transfer credits accepted?
How long can I take to finish the certificate?
Can I enroll in the certificate program if I am currently a graduate student at UB?
Can I complete all certificate courses online from my home country if I am not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident?
What are the tuition and fees for the program?
What undergraduate degrees will best prepare me for the certificate program?
Are pre-requisites required?
Is financial aid available?
When can students begin the program?
What grades will I need to receive the certificate?
If I complete the certificate program, and then enroll in a UB Master of Public Health (MPH) program, will certificate credits transfer to the MPH?
If I complete the certificate program, and then enroll in a UB graduate program other than the MPH, will certificate credits transfer into the other program?
If I have additional questions, who can I contact?