Professional Certificate in Public Health
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Program Details

The online Professional Certificate in Public Health develops new generations of public health-educated professionals, meeting the development needs of personnel in health departments, health professionals seeking knowledge in public health, potential masters or doctoral students in public health, and non-traditional students who wish to hold a credential in public health.  Courses provide knowledge and tools needed to enhance public health practice, emphasizing the areas of health behavior, environmental health, biostatistics, epidemiology, administration, and global health.


  • Official transcripts reflecting an earned bachelor’s degree, with a 3.0 or higher grade point average for the last 60 undergraduate or the last 18 graduate/post-baccalaureate credit hours completed
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal statement
  • English language proficiency (TOEFL test scores) if applicable

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

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