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Admission Requirements

  • 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.

  • A résumé reflecting one or more years of work/volunteer history related to public health.

  • Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional

  • A personal essay describing:

    • A brief personal history describing their communicate with peers and others and team work;career goals

  • 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.

Program of Study

Program Requirements

Core Curriculum

A total of 18 credit hours are required for completion of the Certificate in Maternal and Child Health. 

Core Courses
CPH 501HEALTH BEHAVIOR3
CPH 504EPIDEMIOLOGY IN PUBLIC HLTH3
CPH 546INTRODUCTION TO MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH3
CPH 547ADVANCED MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH3
CPH 548CHILD AND ADOLSCENT GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT2
CPH 549WOMEN'S HEALTH2
CPH 627EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MEASUREMENTS AND RESEARCH IN MATERAL AND CHILD HEALTH2
Total Credit Hours18