Undergraduate Certificate in Public Health
Kent State University

Program Details

The online Undergraduate Certificate in Public Health integrates key aspects of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health though the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, communities, and individuals.  Courses provide an understanding of emerging issues in public health, the social and behavioral aspects of preventing disease, environmental health concepts, the changing health care system in the U.S., and how to monitor diseases in the community through applied public health research.  This certificate is intended for non-public health majors and anyone interested in obtaining knowledge about public health concepts to enable their ability to succeed in their chosen field.


  • A high school diploma or GED is required

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission