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Certificate in Rural Public Health

You can complete this program entirely online, take your classes at the University of Northern Colorado, or do a mix of both. This certificate is designed to help meet the need for talented public health professionals in rural communities. In this program, you'll learn about health disparities that affect rural populations, gain an understanding of effective community engagement strategies, and learn how to access and address community health needs.

Advance your education & career

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

Make a difference

Be part of the pipeline of talented professionals making a difference in rural communities

Help reduce health disparities

Contribute to reducing health disparities in rural communities and work to achieve health equity.


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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