Graduate Certificate in Public Health
Michigan State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Public Health teaches students more about the public health field and how it differs from clinical medicine while focusing on disease prevention and health promotion in populations.  Topics include health education, environmental monitoring, control of communicable diseases, and implementing sanitary measures.  Courses include Public Health, Biostatistics for Public Health, Epidemiology for Public Health, Public Health Administration, Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health, and Environmental Factors of Health.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from each post-secondary university attended, including MSU 
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume or CV

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission