Certificate in Public Health Admissions

We appreciate your interest in our Certificate in Public Health 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 Public Health?

A Certificate in Public Health is right for you if:

  • You are a professional in the public health or nonprofit workforce and seek formal education and training in core areas of public health.
  • You are a professional preparing to take the National Certification in Public Health exam, an important new credential for the public health workforce.
  • You are a student considering a Master of Public Health and wish to expand your knowledge of the field before applying to our graduate program.
  • You are a professional or student in a related discipline and would like to strengthen your skills and marketability in the workforce.

What are the Admissions Requirements?

You are encouraged to apply to the Certificate in Public Health if you hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

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 Public Health, please contact Mark P. Buttner, Ph.D.