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Public Health
Graduate Certificate in Health Sciences

Leverage your passion for building stronger communities while you earn a credential that can help you stand out from the crowd. The online Graduate Certificate in Public Health helps you build foundational knowledge and skills in key areas of the field including epidemiology, biostatistics and environmental health. If you want to continue your educational journey in public health, you can apply your certificate credits toward a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, or toward the admission requirement for a DrPH at Capella. 

Engage and inspire action

Manage health information to improve community and population health outcomes.

Immersive learning experiences

In our virtual simulated health care environment, you’ll practice real-life public health skills in a safe environment.

Address community challenges

Expand your ability to assess and lead in executing solutions to public health problems.

Classes start January 9

Use the code AUTUMN to waive the $50 application fee.

At a glance

  • 100% Online
  • 5 Core courses

Reduce your tuition by $1,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $1K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your certificate. Eligibility rules apply. Connect with us for details.

Expand your perspective on academic and career topics with articles and resources from Capella University.

How to Uncover and Address Inequities in Health Care

What are the ethical and economic reasons for a more equitable health care system, and how can health care organizations make an impact?

How to Use Social Determinants to Improve Health Care Outcomes

Learn how care teams can get a better idea of a patient’s needs to make better diagnoses and prescribe courses of treatment.

What is the Business Side of Health Care?

Learn how Capella is at the convergence of patient care and business – and why it’s important.