Graduate Certificate Programs

The graduate certificate programs are intended for public health practitioners and individuals considering a graduate degree in the field. The five courses in each of these non-degree certificate programs cover the core content of the specific discipline. Classes are available at each campus and online.

Who Should Apply

  • Those who work in public health that would like additional training
  • Future students who intend to apply these courses toward their public health degree program at UTSPH
  • Those delivering health care who need knowledge and skills in some of the public health disciplines, but may not want the full curriculum

UTSPH does not sponsor student visas for international student certificate applicants.

Click below for information on the UTSPH Graduate Certificate Programs.

General Public Health Certificate

Health Disparities

Maternal & Child Health

Public Health Informatics

Suggested Prerequisites

  • Bachelors degree from accredited school (waived for affiliated undergraduate programs). Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater are preferred, but the transcripts, goal statements, work experience and reference letters of applicants with lower GPAs will also be reviewed for evidence of potential to succeed in the program.
  • Demonstrated math competency
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Certificate students are required to complete a mandatory writing assessment prior to matriculation.

International Non-Degree Applicants

We recommend that international applicants who hold F-1 visas contact the Office of International Affairs to verify eligibility for enrollment as a certificate seeking student.