Public Health Certificate Programs

Public Health Certificate Programs


The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (GWSPH) offers four certificate programs for professionals seeking the flexibility and skills to better serve public health communities nationally and globally.



Certificates Overview


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In a fast-paced field like public health, certificate programs offer the chance to gain specialized skills that assist in furthering your career or acquiring the knowledge in a specific field.

As the No. 12–ranked public health graduate school1 in the heart of the nation’s capital, GWSPH places emphasis on helping students become public health leaders, with an interdisciplinary approach to curriculum and a network of driven researchers and faculty.




Certificate Course Options


Our certificate courses at GWSPH are geared toward current MPH students or non-degree-seeking students interested in learning more about a specific area of public health.

For students that choose to further their degree, the credits gained in a GWSPH certificate program can be applied toward an MPH degree.





Why choose the George Washington University for your Public Health Certificate?


The George Washington University certificate programs open a new career path to acquire enhanced skills, with focus in specialized public health areas.

Our faculty and students are tackling some of public health’s biggest challenges through leading research and providing the knowledge and mentorship to help you discover where you can make a difference.

Graduates obtaining one of our public health certificates gain a core understanding of the complexities of health care while developing in-demand skills, leadership qualities, comprehension of health law and more.

Request information to learn more about earning your public health certificate from GW.