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Certificate in Public Health Sciences

Public health is a profession that connects numerous disciplines in pursuit of healthier and safer communities. Whatever field you're currently in, consider enriching your professional background through this certificate, which is designed for students who don't yet have formal education in public health. You can enroll in this certificate at any of our three university locations—CU Anschutz Medical Campus, Colorado State University or the University of Northern Colorado. And if you fall in love with public health while you're studying with us, you can follow up on your certificate with an application to one of our Master of Public Health programs.

Expand your knowledge

Gain a foundational understanding of public health with courses in epidemiology, biostatistics, and more.

Advance your career

Get the education you need to propel your public health career or as a stepping stone to further your graduate education.

Choose your location

This program is offered at all three of our universities so you can choose the campus and location that is best for you.


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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