Certificate in Infection Prevention Admissions

We are so excited about your interest in our Certificate in Infection Prevention here at the UNLV School of Community Health Sciences. This page will help guide you through the application process to our program. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Who Should Apply to the Certificate in Infection Prevention

Our Certificate in Infection Prevention is right for you if:

  • You are a practicing healthcare professional or student looking to solidify knowledge of the field and demonstrate advanced training in infection prevention.
  • You wish to be on the front lines of reducing both financial and human costs in the healthcare industry by combating the spread of infections.

What are the Admissions Requirements?

You are encouraged to apply to the Certificate in Infection Prevention if you hold a bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from a regionally accredited institution in a scientific discipline such as Nursing, Microbiology, or Public Health. A work history in Infection Prevention and/or Certification in Infection Control is recommended.

How Do I Apply?

We hope to make your application process easier with this step-by-step guide to applying to our program. Applications are accepted year round but must be received by the Graduate College deadlines for the semester of admission.

What Are My Next Steps?

If you have questions about our Certificate in Infection Prevention, please contact the course director, David Woodard, Msc, CIC, FSHEA.