Public Health Certificate

Director of General Education
Lori Bachle, M.S.
PH 402.552.6127  TF 800.647.5500 
bachle@clarksoncollege.edu

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