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A Healthier Future Starts Here
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.
Start January 9
Courses start every 8 weeks
What Courses Will I Take?
- 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.
Real Community. Real Experience.
Grace Abby Adan
"I count myself very fortunate to have the chance to work with such talented and motivated student cohorts, and enjoy sharing my experiences."
"As an educator of future health professionals, it is rewarding for me to see the professional growth of students as we progress through each course. Health care is a constantly changing field and Excelsior provides each student with the tools that they need to be successful with patient care."
Kelly Winjum McShane
"My teaching is driven by the belief that everyone has their own unique life experiences which enrich the learning process. Course Discussions allow students to critically examine their beliefs in the context of contemporary public health issues."
Anna Zendell is a social worker by training. Her areas of interest are developing innovative teaching strategies for our adult learners, particularly working professionals, and supporting family caregivers of older adults and people with disabilities.
"Our courses are designed by a team of academically and industry qualified professionals who develop experiential and problem-based learning experiences to ensure learning in the classroom is really connected to things going on in today’s workplace."
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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