Public health graduate certificate

Public Health Graduate Certificate

In-person or fully online

Graduate Certificate in Public Health

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.


Sample public health certificate courses

  • Health disparities
  • Public health ethics and issues
  • Health systems organization
  • Global health systems

OSU's Public Health Graduate Certificate will provide you the skills to follow your calling and be at the forefront of our greatest challenges to health:

  • Access to safe and healthy food and physical activity opportunities
  • Policies that affect our ability to be healthy and stay healthy
  • Clean and safe environments where we live, learn, work and play


This certificate is also available 100% online through OSU Ecampus, ranked top 10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

online program details

Pathway to a Master of Public Health

It may be possible to apply some of the credits you earn in this graduate certificate program toward Oregon State's master's degree in public health.

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Public Health or program courses does not guarantee admission to the MPH program.

Contact us

David Cortez, MEd

Our graduate recruiter can answer your questions about Oregon State graduate programs and chat about your interests, the application process and more.

Email David or call 541-737-5616.