Graduate Certificate of Public Health

NMSU Online degree programs are designed to serve students who want to pursue a program or course(s) via technology (100% online, hybrid or ITV formats) . NMSU Online offers programs in online and hybrid formats for Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Graduate Certificates, and Doctorates,  as well as and K-12 NM educator licensure and endorsement programs.

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The Graduate Certificate in Public Health  program is a focused collection of courses that enrolled students complete in public health. These courses are designed to provide and/or enhance students' knowledge of and skills in public health practice. Students take four required courses and one elective course for a total of 15 credit hours.  It is not an official graduate degree. However, students receive a certificate of completion statement on the official transcript and a formal graduate certificate from the university.

College: Health and Social Services
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Program Credits: 15
Program Length: 1 - 2 years
Cost Per Credit Hour: $411.50
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250 

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Occupations Salary Range
Pharmacists $102,240 - $163,100
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $42,990 - $138,650

NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
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HLC phone: 800-621-7440

Accredited by the Council on Public Health Education

Contact Information
Name:Joe Tomaka
Phone: 575 646-3525