Curriculum: Graduate Certificate in Public Health – Online

The online Graduate Certificate in Public Health consists of a total of 20 graduate course credits focusing on key domains of public health. All of these courses are available online. Students who complete the program earn a Graduate Certificate in Public Health from Oregon State University.

Required core courses (17 credits)

  • Environmental and Occupational Health (H 512 – 3 credits)
  • Introduction to Biostatistics (H 524 – 4 credits)
  • Principles of Epidemiology (H 525 – 4 credits)
  • Health Systems Organization (H 533 – 3 credits)
  • Principles of Health Behavior (H 571 – 3 credits)

Elective courses (select one)

  • Health Policy Analysis (H 530 – 3 credits)
  • Health Care Organizational Theory and Behavior (H 536 – 3 credits)

Certificate completion requirements

  • Upon acceptance to the OSU Graduate School, proceed with registering for required classes for the online graduate certificate program that are available during the upcoming term.
  • You must complete the program within seven years.
  • You must complete all required courses.
  • You must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 to receive the certificate and receive individual course grades of a C or better.

Tentative schedule of classes for 2017-18

Course # and descriptionWinter
2017
Spring
2017
Summer
2017
Fall
2017
Winter
2018
Spring
2018
H 571 Principles of Health Behavior (3 cr)        
H 536 Health Care Organizational Theory
and Behavior (3 cr)
       
H 533 Health Systems Organization (3 cr)        
H 512 Environmental and Occupational
Health (3 cr)
      ✓     
H 524 Introduction to Biostatistics (4 cr)       ✓     
H 525 Principles of Epidemiology (4 cr)          
H 530 Health Policy Analysis (3 cr)          

 

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