Public Health Certificate

Director of General Education
Lori Bachle, M.S.
PH 402.552.6127  TF 800.647.5500

The Certificate in Public Health is designed for individuals interested in obtaining knowledge about public health concepts to enhance their ability to succeed in their chosen field.  

Prerequisites:  (available at Clarkson College or qualifying courses may transfer)
Students with an Associate’s degree or higher in a health care related field may have the prerequisites waived after review by the admitting Program Director.
*Statistics (ST 310 or equivalent) will be required for the Public Health Certificate. 
Semester Hours
BI 211 Anatomy & BI 213 Physiology (minimum 4 semester hours of Anatomy & Physiology)            4
BU 104 Basic Computer Applications 3
EN 101 English Composition I 3
EN 102 English Composition II         3
MA 120 College Algebra 3
ST 310 *Statistics    3
    Total 19
Required courses Semester Hours
HCS 250 Epidemiology     3
HCS 251 Environmental Risk Factors and Disease      3
HCS 351 Data Collection and Future Trends in Public Health 3
HCS 353 Community Engagement in Public Health 3
HCS 410 Advanced Statistics for Public Health  3
BU 470  Issues and Policies in Public Health 3
HCS 410 Fieldwork 3
    Total 21