Public Health Fundamentals and Principles

Advanced Certificate

University at Albany

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Earn your advanced-certificate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

The graduate-level Certificate in Public Health Fundamentals and Principles is aimed at preparing students for the continuously changing challenges in public health. 

It is designed to give students a first look at public health and/or to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the field. 

The flexible, part-time program is structured to accommodate working professionals and leverages the University at Albany School of Public Health's strong collaboration with the New York State Department of Health and local health departments. 

All coursework successfully completed as part of the certificate program may be applied to the University at Albany's fully-online MPH program.

What's an advanced certificate?
Advanced, or graduate, certificates are designed to provide focused study to support a particular career interest. They vary in number of credits and typically require students to have a bachelor’s degree.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records

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