Public Health Graduate Certificate
Capella University

Program Details

Gain a credential that can help you build healthier communities by pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Public Health. After completing the program, you can immediately pursue employment or apply your credits toward a Master of Public Health or Doctor of Public Health at the university.

Coursework covers all vital areas of public health, such as biostatistics, epidemiology, and environmental health. Students will learn how to manage and analyze health information in order to improve health outcomes for communities. Access to a simulated, immersive health care environment allows students to practice real-world skills.

The online Public Health Graduate Certificate includes studies of:

  • Public health administrative systems
  • Environmental health concepts
  • Social and behavioral foundations of public health
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Capella University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

  • Higher Learning Commission:, 800.621.7440 
  • Capella University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552),

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Criminal Background Check, Official College Transcript(s)