Graduate Certificate in Global & Environmental Health
University of Vermont

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Global & Environmental Health program from the University of Vermont blends public policy, epidemiology, toxicology, and population health sciences in its exploration of health hazards, health-promotion strategies, and environmental public health practices. Graduates are able to:

  • Evaluate, promote, and improve health across populations
  • Explain barriers to public health and discuss health-promotion strategies
  • Collaborate with a network of professionals in healthcare, government, and non-profit organizations
  • Learn basic epidemiology skills, such as descriptive epidemiology
  • Understand environmental factors and exposure routes affecting health
  • Navigate community resources
  • Prepare for further graduate study or research in public health and related fields


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • One semester of college biology or other science course
  • One course in college algebra, statistics, or a more advanced math course
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education