One Thousand Days Transformed - The Campaign for Cedarville

About the Graduate Certificate in Public Health

Why Study Public Health at Cedarville?

The practice of public health seeks to improve the health and wellness of entire populations by preventing and managing diseases, injuries, and other health risks. If you have a heart for this important field, Cedarville University's online Graduate Certificate in Public Health will allow you to add a public health focus to any number of fields including:

  • nursing
  • psychology
  • pharmacy
  • social work
  • business administration
  • public administration

And many more—the possibilities are nearly endless!

You'll be equipped with the knowledge and expertise to offer real solutions to health problems and issues, environmental health, community development, and societal structure. And with biblically integrated course work and Christian professors, you will begin to see how your relationship with God directly influences the care and population-based solutions you provide.

Request Info Schedule an Appointment

What Sets Cedarville Apart?

  • Biblical Worldview

    All courses are built on the solid foundation of Scripture.
  • Online and Accelerated

    All four courses are offered in an online format and can be completed in less than 1 year.
  • Affordable

    Cedarville's graduate programs offer competitive tuition rates that are among the lowest in Ohio. Plus, you'll pay no application fee!

Program Overview

Graduate Certificate in Public Health Highlights

Speed to Completion — Completed in just four seven-week online courses.

Value Added — This program has broad appeal and will add value to virtually any field of study.

What Can You Do With a Graduate Certificate in Public Health?

Add a public health focus to add value to your degree in nursing, psychology, social work, public administration, and more. You could be qualified for positions such as public health nurse, epidemiologist, community health director, and public health policy analyst.

Admission, Costs and Aid, Start Dates

Admission Requirements — The first step in your graduate school journey at Cedarville is to apply for admission.

Public Health Graduate Certificate Admission Requirements

Costs and Financial Aid — Your decision to pursue quality, Christian graduate education represents a valuable investment in your career and professional development.

Public Health Graduate Certificate Cost Information

Program Start Dates — You can enroll and begin classes in August, January, or May.

Program Curriculum

You will take four three-credit online courses to complete the certificate:

  • Epidemiology

  • Foundation of Global Public Health

  • Global Public Health Strategies

  • Contemporary Issues in Global Public Health

Program Format and Related Programs

Cedarville offers both graduate and undergraduate programs, with flexible completion options. You may also want to consider these related programs as you consider the degree or program that is a best fit for you.

Two men working at a microscope.

From Our Students:

Learn About Career Services

Program Contacts

Photo of Kim Higginbotham

Kim Higginbotham, DNP, APRN, CPNP-PC, PMHS

Assistant Dean, Director of Graduate Nursing Programs, PNP Area of Focus Coordinator


Photo of Anne Russell

Anne Russell, PhD, RN, CNS-BC

Associate Professor of Nursing


Photo of Aimee Wallis

Aimee Wallis

Graduate Enrollment Advisor


Program News