Certificate programs are intended for post-baccalaureate students interested in entering the public health field and for returning public health graduates who wish to enhance their knowledge. These programs will allow for specialization in a very particular aspect of public health such as: oral public health, clinical epidemiology, environmental health or general public health. Accepted students will be required to provide immunization information as stipulated under University Policy. Full-time students require health insurance. Student Visa's (F-1) will not be issued for certificate participation.
Other certificate programs are being developed and will be posted as approved.
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All matriculated degree students (MPH, MS and doctoral) at the Rutgers School of Public Health may add a certificate to their degree program. Certificate programs are intended for students who wish to enhance their knowledge in particular aspects of public health such as: oral public health, clinical epidemiology, environmental health, global public health, or health policy. More certificates are underdevelopment.
To be eligible to apply for an internal certificate, interested MPH, MS and doctoral students must be in good academic standing at the Rutgers School of Public Health and completed prerequisites as noted. Interested students should meet with their faculty advisor and the respective Certificate program director to review curriculum requirements. To apply for the Internal Certificate Program, click here to download the Request for Internal Certificate form. When submitting the Request for Internal Certificate form, be sure to attach a copy of your unofficial transcript.
*The Population Health and Health Outcomes, Policy, and Economics Certificates are not open to internal applicants.*