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About

Our Certificate in Public Health and Health Services at University of the People offers students an exploration and understanding of community and public health systems and issues. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

University of the People is tuition-free and has removed most of the cost toattend university. Minimal application and assessment fees support the university's mission of making quality education affordable for all.

As a tuition-free university, UoPeople offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional American universities, cutting your cost 95%. University of the People is tuition-free and has removed most of the cost to attend university. Minimal application and assessment fees support the university’s mission of making quality education affordable for all.

Students hoping to advance their careers in hospital administration, public health research, public policy and community health may benefit from the Certificate in Public Health and Health Services at University of the People.

Program Goals

A professional certificate program should be completed with the following goals to enhance expertise, significantly increase earning power, reputation, and the ability to deliver high-quality work.  

Students are provided with the opportunity to sharpen their skills and knowledge in the field of Public Health and Health Services. Courses for the Public Health and Health Services Certificate will focus on the following:  

  • Explore how health and fitness is impacted by environmental factors, social environment, behavior and biology.    
  • Identify social inequalities that affect health. 
  • Investigate Public Health programming and the role of the State in the health care system. 
  • Examine health education as a multi-dimensional concept that highlights health systems, health structures, community health, and health management as a whole.  

Accreditation

  • UoPeople is recognized by the DEAC as an accredited online University, and adheres to all DEAC Standards and Code of Ethics.
  • The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
  • The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • In addition, UoPeople has been recognized as a Candidate for Accreditation by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Programme Structure

The Public Health and Health Services Certificate provides the student with an exploration and understanding of community and public health systems and issues. Certificate programs are non-degree and achieved after completing classes and training in a specific area or skill. Certificates are generally completed in approximately 5 months or two terms.  

Courses include:

  • Community and Public Health 
  • Health Systems and Structures
  • Community Health
  • Health Policy & Management

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 5 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Credits

12 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be 16 years old or older
  • Have English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • At UoPeople there is no cost for instruction, books, or traditional campus costs. Our mission is to make higher education affordable and accessible. Through our unique tuition-free higher education model, we have removed most of the costs for students to attend university.
  • However, to keep our mission alive we do ask for a one-time application fee and minimal assessment fees per course to help fund general university operations and provide excellent services to our students.
Visit official programme website

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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