Public Health - Graduate Certificate (Online)

The graduate certificate program in public health is not an official graduate degree offered by NMSU but rather a focused collection of courses that enrolled students complete in public health. These courses are designed to provide and/or enhance students' knowledge of and skills in public health practice. Those students who successfully complete the previously listed courses receive a certificate of completion statement on their official transcript and a formal certificate from the university.

Prefix Title Credits
Certificate Program Courses
PHLS 5110Community and Psychosocial Aspects of Public Health3
PHLS 5130Epidemiological Approaches to Disease Control and Prevention3
PHLS 5140Health Services System: Administration and Organization3
PHLS 5150Environmental Public Health Issues3
Elective 13
Total Credits15

For those who have not had any statistics courses it is strongly recommended that they complete PHLS 5120 Biostatistical Applications in Public Health as their elective. 

Note that students who complete the Graduate Certificate are eligible to sit for the Certified Public Health (CPH) examination.

Apply online at International students are required to contact the Center for International Programs at (575) 646-5480.