Public Health Equity

Graduate Certificate in Public Health Equity

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Public Health Equity

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Are you ready to make meaningful changes that improve the health of underserved people? Whether you are transitioning from a health care environment or looking to start a brand new career, this certificate will give you the skills you need to investigate public health issues, make data-driven decisions, provide public health education, and improve population health outcomes.

Explore how the lack of quality health and public health services lead to preventable illnesses. Then, learn how to leverage data and forge high-impact interdisciplinary collaboration to promote health equity at the local, national, and global levels. Start today and use your newfound skills and knowledge to make a difference, wherever you are in the world.

A bachelor’s degree is required for admittance to this certificate program.

15 Credits

5 Courses

10 Months

Program Duration

Start April 29

Courses start every 8 weeks

What Courses Will I Take?

Where we live, work, and play matters deeply in the health of a community. This course provides you with an opportunity to critically examine environmental health issues, contributing factors, and promising approaches that can be taken to improve the health of environments. You will explore factors that impact air, water, land, and climate. Delve into the intersects of health, environment, and social justice throughout the term. Over this term, you will have several opportunities to identify, research, and propose strategies to address environmental issues of interest to you.
Your Investment
  • Earn your certificate as a standalone credential, or, apply 100% of your credits to Excelsior’s Master of Science in Health Sciences.
  • Keep your career on the cutting edge— while saving time and money
  • Public health touches every part of our lives from where we live, learn, work, and play!
  • In the United States, zip code, income, education, race/ethnicity, and access to health care can impact how long we live by up to 15 years. Public health professionals are needed more than ever to address these disparities.

$715 per Credit

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Alumni Spotlight

Steven Marciano decided to transition from bedside nursing to nursing administration. He's now an important part of the new public health approach to health care, emphasizing community needs and implementing community interventions for disease prevention management and overall health and wellness. 

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