Graduate Certificate in Public Health
University of Iowa

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Public Health is designed to improve public health practice and increase the public health workforce.  The certificate is intended primarily for students in public health practice and those interested in strengthening their knowledge and skills in basic public health competencies.  Courses include Introduction to Public Health, Introduction to Biostatistics, Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System, and Epidemiology I: Principles.


  • Hold a bachelor’s degree
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two reference letters
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

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