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Expand your knowledge of public health

The 100% online Public Health Graduate Certificate is ideal for students in health professions and related programs, this certificate will explore fundamental concepts in public health theory, epidemiology, and application of public health concepts through programming. Expand your knowledge of public health and understand the application of public health concepts in relation to clinical and related practices. 

This 15 credit-hour certificate is delivered collaboratively by the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University. You will take required coursework in biostatistics, epidemiology and theory and practice with additional options for elective coursework in multiple areas to customize this certificate to match your professional career goals.  

Admission Requirements

For more detailed admissions requirements, please refer to the Public Health & Health Sciences Department in the current graduate catalog. Additional requirements exist for international applicants. For more information, visit International Admissions Requirements.

Please note: All courses in public health have delivery fee. Please visit Tuition and Fees for more information.

Application Deadline: 4 weeks before the start of the fall, spring or summer semester.