Public Health - Graduate Certificate

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.

Certificate Program Courses
MPH 510Community and Psychosocial Aspects of Public Health3
MPH 530Epidemiological Approaches to Disease Control and Prevention3
MPH 540Health Services System: Administration and Organization3
MPH 550Environmental Public Health Issues3
Elective 13
Total Credits15

For those who have not had any statistics courses it is strongly recommended that they complete MPH 520 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.