|Distance education degrees and certificates|
Please see individual programs for details and contact information.
Certificate Program in Community Preparedness and Disaster Management was developed to provide community leaders in public health, health services, and emergency management with the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of management systems used to prepare for, and to respond to, natural and man-made disasters, including terrorism. Four courses will be offered to each cohort, covering disasters; methods to plan for and to analyze disasters; and planning and implementation of disaster management programs.
Certificate in Core Public Health Concepts is a 15-credit hour program covering the core content taught in UNC's masters of public health programs. All courses have been specially designed and developed for delivery via the internet. No on-campus visit is required for this certificate.
Certificate in Field Epidemiology is co-sponsored by the Department of Epidemiology and the North Carolina Institue for Public Health. The 12-credit hour program of study addressing the core functions of outbreak investigation, surveillance systems and methods, infectious disease epidemiology, field epidemiology methods. All courses were designed for delivery via the internet and no on-campus visit is required.
Certificate in Global Health is sponsored by Public Health Leadership Program and consists of a four-course formal academic certificate for non-degree seeking students that examines the complexities inherent in improving health on a global scale.
Certificate in MCH Leadership is a three-course, 10-credit-hour program of study designed to provide
practitioners with core knowledge, skills and competencies for promoting the
health of the MCH population in domestic and global settings. The Certificate is
intended to build field leadership in addressing health disparities in MCH and
in defining a population-based vision for improving health and well-being of
women, children, youth and their families.
Public Health Leadership Certificate is an 11-credit hour program of study. The content is the same as the core content taught in Public Health Leadership Program's MPH programs. All courses have been specially designed and developed for delivery via distance education but students are required to come to campus for one brief visit to participate in a leadership workshop.
Learn more about distance education opportunities at UNC.
|Last updated July 03, 2013|