The field of maternal and child health (MCH) focuses on
improving the physical and mental health, safety, and well-being of the populations including: women, infants, children,
adolescents, families, fathers, and children with special
health care needs. The purpose of this certificate is to strengthen the capacity of the public health workforce
to serve the diverse needs of maternal and child health populations through graduate public health
The program is designed for public health workers who
are non-degree students and who currently serve an MCH population (or have a desire to
do so), and current graduate students who wish to augment their knowledge of best/emerging practices for meeting the needs
of women, children, and families. Upon
successful completion of the certificate, you will have developed the skills and abilities to improve the health in the communities you serve.
This certificate is a fully online program to accommodate demanding professional and personal schedules.