The Advanced Graduate Certificate in Public Health allows you to learn foundational public health skills in as little as one year.
Applications are due July 15 for Fall semester and December 15 for Spring semester.
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.
The Advanced Graduate Certificate in Public Health requires a minimum of 16 credits (five courses) which cover foundational areas of public health. The program is designed to be taken part-time or full-time, completed fully online, or on campus through seated courses, and can be completed within one year. Courses can be taken in any order.
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits||Online Semester||Seated Semester|
|CHB 501||Study of Health Behavior||3||Fall||Fall|
Introduction to Epidemiology
Principles of Epidemiology
|EEH 530||Introduction to Health Care Organization||3||Fall||Fall|
|EEH 550||Environmental Health||3||Spring||Spring|
|STA 527*||Introduction to Biostatistics I||4||Fall||Fall|
You may be able to apply the credits earned as part of this certificate program towards UB’s Master of Public Health (MPH) degree.
*If you are considering an MPH in epidemiology or biostatistics concentrations, some certificate credits may not transfer. Please contact us for details before applying.
If you are interested in this program, please fill out our academic information form.