Credits required
18 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 18 quarter credits are equal to 12 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

Graduate Certificate in Public Health – Online

More than a career. It's a calling.

The field of public health promises exciting careers for professionals committed to improving the health and well-being of people, at every stage of life. OSU's Public Health Graduate Certificate will provide you the skills to follow your calling and be at the forefront of our greatest challenges to health: 

  • Access to safe and healthy food and physical activity opportunities
  • Policies that affect our ability to be healthy and stay healthy
  • Clean and safe environments where we live, learn, work and play

Careers within the public health field are diverse with opportunities for advancement and specialization. Advance your career in public health and work towards the goal of preventing disease, prolonging life, reducing human suffering, helping children thrive, and promoting human health and well-being in your community, nation and the world. A few examples of organizations with a broad range or public health careers include:

  • State and county health departments
  • Health systems and health insurance companies
  • Domestic and international nonprofit organizations
  • Human service agencies
  • Military

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