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Certificate in American Indian & Alaska Native Health

In this online certificate program, you’ll learn how to implement, evaluate, and research interventions to improve the health and well-being of American Indian and Alaska Native communities. While this population experiences greater poverty rates, discrimination in access to care, and rates of chronic illness compared to other Americans, this certificate will afford students the opportunity to learn about the resilience and strength of American Indians and Alaska Natives. In this program, you will learn how to harness the lessons learned from American Indian and Alaska Native peoples to positively shape public health interventions, programs, and policy for the benefit of all.

Gain new perspective

Understand contemporary and historic issues that affect American Indian and Alaska Native health.

Advance your career

Gain expertise in research and community engagement tailored to working with this population.

Learn from the experts

Take advantage of faculty, research, and seminars from our Centers for American Indian & Alaska Native Health.


Total credits: 15

MPH students also completing a concurrent specialty certificate will need to meet the requirements of both the MPH and the certificate with only nine overlapping credits and have a minimum of 48 total credits to graduate with both.
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