Certificate Programs

A certificate in public health is designed for working professionals who want to advance their undergraduate education, but aren't necessarily ready to earn a master's degree.  Explore certificate program offered in the Northwest. 

OHSU Programs

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Graduate Certificate in Public Health

Caters to professionals already working in public health and related fields, including medicine, social work, public administration, and social services. Develop academic grounding in statistical methods, epidemiology, environmental and occupational health, and health care delivery. 

20 credits, fully online , one-year.

Graduate Certificate Biostatistics

Basic and intermediate graduate level biostatistics skills needed to perform data analysis and interpretation for various research projects.  It suits those who seek to acquire additional skills in applied biostatistics methods to complement their primary field of expertise. Working professionals can complete the Graduate Certificate in Biostatistics part-time while maintaining a full-time work schedule.

24 credits, one to two years.

Partner Programs

Northwest Public Health & Primary Care Leadership Institute 

The Northwest Public Health–Primary Care Leadership Institute is a newly developed offering from the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice (NWCPHP) and the Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA).  It is designed to help public health and primary care professionals build cross-sector collaborations and become the next generation of leaders in their fields. 

Distance-based and in-person learning, small groups - Go here for more info on dates and times

Public Health Management Certificate

A year long management program that helps public health professionals increase efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability at their workplace by developing core management functions—planning, organizing, budgeting, and analyzing performance.

The next cohort is scheduled to begin in 2022. 

Distance-based learning; one virtual on-site, plus weekly webinars.

The online Graduate Certificate in Public Health at Oregon State University is designed for public health practitioners and others seeking professional development and continuing education within the field of public health. The certificate consists of a minimum of 18 graduate credits focusing on key domains of public health.
Online, program - 18 graduate credits.