Johns Hopkins University, University of Florida, and University of Illinois at Chicago have quality public health certificate programs. Individuals may apply academic credits from the certificate programs toward degrees.
Johns Hopkins University offers a certificate in Public Health Preparedness. Students learn to identify major threats to public health and public heath issues during disasters, including terrorism.
University of Florida offers a 15-credit online certification in Public Health. The design of this program is ideal for working professionals.
The University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health offers eight online public health certificate programs. Students choose from Basic Community Public Health Practice, Emergency Management and Continuity Planning, and Pharmacoepidemiology among other programs.