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Credit-Based Certificates

Applied Epidemiology (Post-Baccalaureate, Online)

The educational objective of the online Certificate in Applied Epidemiology is to train working professionals in the field of epidemiology. This certificate provides working professional students the opportunity to learn in a formal and structured manner, the concepts necessary to improve their understanding of epidemiologic methods and principles. It covers epidemiologic study design, disease investigation and measures, identification and control of biases (information bias, selection bias and confounding effect), effect assessment (a measure of associations, interaction effort, and mediation effect) and control of epidemics.

Global Health (Post-Baccalaureate)

The post-baccalaureate Certificate in Global Health is a 12-credit program designed to provide basic knowledge in global health delivery to those employed or seeking employment in positions requiring this knowledge or to individuals who desire this added credential. The University of Maryland’s School of Public Health is a leader in the discovery, application, and dissemination of public and global health knowledge in the state of Maryland, the nation, and the world. The school has specifically targeted programs, curricula, services and research dedicated to the understanding and improvement of global health.

Health Data Analysis (Post-Baccalaureate, Online)

This online post-baccalaureate Certificate in Health Data Analysis consists of quantitative analysis courses that provide students with analytic tools to increase health data analysis skills. This certificate program will officially start during Summer Session II in 2023.

Physical Education (Master's certificate)

The Physical Education Master's Certification Program (PE-MCERT) prepares graduate-level students to teach K-12 physical education. Students complete 30 credits of graduate coursework and a 12-credit internship in this 13-month intensive program. Following successful completion of all graduation requirements, students will receive both a Master's Degree (M.Ed.) and Maryland Specialist Certification in K-12 Physical Education.

Please note that the Certificate, Principles of Public Health is no longer accepting applications.

Non-Credit Certificates

Fundamentals of Pharmacy Benefit Management (Post-Baccalaureate)

The post-baccalaureate Certificate in Fundamentals of Pharmacy Benefit Management provides unique training for students interested in pharmacy benefit management (PBM) careers and the health care and insurance company employees who work with them.