The Advanced Graduate Certificate in Public Health allows you to learn foundational public health skills in as little as one year.
Apply by July 15 for Fall semester and December 15 for Spring semester.
The certificate program is designed for individuals who want to gain foundational public health knowledge. It can be completed fully online, or on campus through seated courses on a full-time or part-time basis.
If you find that public health is your passion, and you wish to complete the full Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, certificate courses can seamlessly transfer into UB’s MPH program.
Our courses attract a diverse student body. You will learn in a collaborative environment that includes public health professionals as well as individuals from across the health care landscape. Courses are taught by faculty who are experts in their field.
The program is designed for:
The School of Public Health and Health Professions is a CEPH-accredited school of public health.
After each semester grades will be reviewed. If a student’s overall certificate GPA drops below 3.0 or earns an “F” the student will receive a “letter of Academic Deficiency”.
A student may be academically dismissed from the certificate program for any of the following
A student may be placed on academic probation if they continue to be academically deficient. Once a student is placed on academic probation they will have written terms set forth for them that they must meet. Failure to meet the written terms will automatically result in academic dismissal from the program.
Any student conditionally accepted into the program must meet the conditions of their acceptance. Failure to meet said conditions will automatically result in academic dismissal from the program.
Please see other policies of the University at Buffalo Graduate School.