Public health

Graduate certificate University of Missouri-Columbia
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The online graduate certificate in public health is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Successful completion of the program requires 12 credit hours of course work from several disciplines.

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.

Master's degree

You may apply up to 12 credit hours from this graduate certificate toward an online master's in public health.

State authorization

States require that the University of Missouri-Columbia 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