Graduate certificate University of Missouri
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This program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Successful completion of the program requires 12 credit hours. Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise.

Course planner

The chart below shows when the courses are traditionally offered. Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

Nondegree-seeking enrollment

Prior to acceptance into the program, you may enroll in up to 3 credit hours as a nondegree-seeking (in some cases, post-baccalaureate) student. Enrollment does not guarantee acceptance. Learn more about nondegree-seeking university student admissions.

Master's degree

Students that earn a B or better in each course in the online graduate certificate in epidemiology program may be recommended for admission into the online master of public health program and will not be required to submit GRE scores. In the event that a student successfully completes the certificate and decides to continue into the MPH program, course credits earned for the certificate will be credited toward the MPH degree.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

Please see our state authorization page for more information.

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Students residing in all states are eligible to enroll in this program.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Department of Public Health