Graduate CertificatePublic Health

A Graduate Certificate in Public Health (GCPH) equips students with core knowledge in public health they can put into practice within the workplace. Through the graduate certificate in public health program, graduates bring population-based health knowledge to their work in health and medicine.

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The 15-hour online graduate certificate in public health provides documentation that a student has completed a core set of public health courses beyond the bachelor’s degree level. Students who earn the certificate and then wish to pursue WSU's Master of Arts (MA) in aging studies may transfer all 15 credit hours to the Public Health concentration of the MA program, allowing them to complete their master's degree within one year.

Admission to the program

There are two paths to admission to the program:

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