Informatics for public health

Graduate certificate University of Missouri-Columbia
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Delivery of this program is available 100 percent online.

Successful completion of the graduate certificate requires a total of four courses/12 credit hours: 6 credit hours of required course work and 6 credit hours consisting of either two core courses or one core course and one elective course.

Course planner

The chart below shows when courses are traditionally offered; X indicates a full-semester course, A courses are offered in the first half of the semester, B in the second half.

Courses are 3 credit hours each unless otherwise stated. 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 9 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.

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.

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This program is administered by the Department of Health Management and Informatics