Official transcripts reflecting an earned bachelor’s degree, with a 3.0 or higher grade point average for the last 60 undergraduate or the last 18 graduate/post-baccalaureate credit hours completed.
All foreign transcripts must have a WES course by course evaluation with degree equivalency.
Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.
A one-page personal statement describing the applicant’s:
Interest in and potential for contributing to the field of public healthand preparedness
Self-assessment of computer, quantitative analysis, and personal skills and general preparation for succeeding in a public health certificate program
All applicants whose primary language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from a college or university outside of the United States are required to submit official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores.
A total of 18 credit hours are required for completion of the Certificate in Emergency Preparedness.
|CPH 550||EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: PREVENTION||3|
|CPH 553||EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: RESPONSE||3|
|CPH 554||EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: RESPOND & RECOVERY||3|
|CPH 631||EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: PROTECTION||3|
|Select 6 credit hours of the following:||6|
|FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC HEALTH|
|EPIDEMIOLOGY IN PUBLIC HLTH|
Terrorism (UNO Course)
|Total Credit Hours||18|
Duration/Scheduling of the Program
The recommended duration for the certificate program is two academic semesters (fall and spring). All credits must be earned within a three year period. Extensions for good cause may be granted by permission of the Curriculum Committee.