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Public Health Certificate Programs

Drexel University's graduate certificate programs offer a focused, cohesive course of study. The Dornsife School of Public Health offers seven online public health certificate programs through Drexel University Online.

Our public health certificates are relevant to those any stage of their career, whether in pursuit of a first job, career change, promotion, or professional development opportunity.

A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution is required to apply.

Certificate in Public Health

Drexel’s accredited, online Certificate in Public Health provides the foundational knowledge of public health you need to enhance or further your career.

Designed for working professionals coming from a variety of backgrounds, including physicians, nurses, public health administrators, health educators, clinical research professionals, policy experts and more, the public health certificate focuses on the key competencies outlined by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

Common Careers: Health educator, health services manager, policy analyst, research associate, urban planner

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Certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

The online Certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics is an inter-disciplinary program designed for working professionals coming from diverse backgrounds including medicine, clinical research, health education, policy, and more.

Common Careers: Statistician, data scientist, research analyst

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Certificate in Global Health

Designed to introduce you to the field of global health and development in international settings, Drexel Dornsife’s online Certificate in Global Health exceeds the industry’s standards while sporting a mix of Drexel Dornsife faculty and global health experts.

Certificate students take courses alongside Drexel’s online Master of Public Health (MPH) in Global Health students, and upon graduation, can transfer completed credits directly into the MPH program.

Common Careers: Global health educator, health communications manager, research associate

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Certificate in Infectious Disease Prevention and Control

Professionals with training in the control and prevention of infectious disease are needed around the world in public health agencies, healthcare settings, non-profit organizations, and in the pharmaceutical industry.

The online infection control graduate courses focus on fundamental content in infectious diseases, infection control training, epidemiology and surveillance, and patient safety.

Common Careers: Patient safety program coordinator, occupational health and safety specialist, infectionist disease preventionist, nurse

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Certificate in Maternal and Child Health

The online Certificate in Maternal and Child Health provides the knowledge and skills needed to effectively promote the health and well-being of women, mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and families in local, domestic, and global settings.

Common Careers: Health educator, community development coordinator, nurse

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Certificate in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health

The online Certificate in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health is intended for graduate students and practicing healthcare professionals who wish to better understand and address health issues specific to various and diverse LGBT populations.

Common Careers: Program manager, community health outreach worker, nurse

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Certificate in Urban Health

The online Certificate in Urban Health provides an introduction to urban health practice techniques that help you build foundational knowledge in the field.

Urban health professionals often work in areas like community health, health education, and urban and regional planning.

Certificate students take courses alongside Drexel’s Online MPH in Urban Health students, and upon graduation, can transfer completed credits directly into the MPH program.

Common Careers: Urban planner, regional planner, policy analyst

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