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Colorado School of Public Health

Office of Student Affairs

13001 E. 17th Place, B119
Bldg 500, 3rd Floor
The Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO 80045

303-724-4613 (p)
303-724-4620 (f)
email

Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Office of Student Affairs

13001 E. 17th Place, B119
Bldg 500, 3rd Floor
The Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO 80045

303-724-4613 (p)
303-724-4620 (f)
email

Hours
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Certificate in Public Health Informatics


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Required courses:

Students enroll in 10 required credit hours. Substitutions for the required courses may be reviewed and approved by the program director.

Course # Course Title Credit Hours​ Semester
CBHS  6619
Public Health in the Global Community 3​ Spring, Summer
EHOH 6623 Geographic Perspective on Global Health 1​ Summer
BIOS 6601 Applied Biostatistics I 3​ Fall, Spring, Summer
EPID 6630* Epidemiology 3​ Fall, Spring, Summer
​Electives

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Total Program​ 15​
*It is highly recommended that students complete EPID 6630 prior to or concurrently with CBHS 6619.
Approved elective courses:

Students enroll in a minimum of 5 credit hours of approved electives. Substitutions for the elective courses may be reviewed and approved by the program director.

Course # Course Title Credit Hours​ Semester
CBHS 6632​ ​Public Health in the Caribbean and Latin America 3​ Summer​
EHOH 6621​ GIS for Public Health Research and Practice​ 3​ ​Summer
EHOH 6710​ Disasters, Climate Change, & Health​ ​3 ​Spring
EPID   6624​ ​Public Health Surveillance ​2 ​Spring
EPID 6635*** Communicable Disease Epidemiology​ ​2 ​Spring
EPID 6640*** ​ ​Investigation of Disease Outbreaks ​2 ​Summer
EPID 6670***​ ​Epidemiology & Prevention of TB/HIV/STD's ​2 ​Every Other Fall
HSMP 6615​ ​Global Health Policy Issues ​2 ​Summer
CBHS 6623 Nutrition in the Global Community 2​ Fall
PUBH 6626 International Travel and Health 1​ Fall
PUBH 6670 Special Topics: Intensive Study of PUblic Health Services in Cuba
3​ Summer
Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the certificate in global public health, students will be able to:

  • Describe and analyze the determinants and the globalization of health as well as the health status of a given jurisdiction using credible data sources.
  • Understand contemporary and historic global health issues, programs, best practices and players.
  • Apply critical thinking to the political, economic and ethical issues in global health.
  • Identify and recommend public health field methods in the global arena and their correct application.

For more information regarding graduation rates, the median debt of students completing our certificate programs, and other important information, please visit the University of Colorado Denver Office of Institutional Research, Planning and Analysis. 

Certificate and MPH

Certificate students may complete the Certificate in Public Health Informatics prior to or concurrently with the Master of Public Health.

 

If a certificate student intends to pursue the MPH after successful completion of the certificate program, s/he will need to formally apply to the MPH program and complete all of the admission requirements of the MPH program. 

 

Additional Notes:

  • Certificate students are not guaranteed admission to the MPH program
  • A maximum of 21 Certificate credits may transfer into the MPH program. Of this 21, no more than 9 credits may be from coursework taken as a non-degree student prior to Certificate program matriculation. Students should consult the MPH handbook for additional information.
  • If an MPH student completes the certificate concurrently, no more than 9 credits can count toward both programs.
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