Please note that the Certificate, Principles of Public Health program has been suspended and applications are no longer being accepted.
Gerontology, the study of the processes associated with aging, is multidisciplinary in nature. There is an ongoing need to educate practitioners, researchers, educators and the public on the rapidly growing body of knowledge concerning an aging population. The multi-disciplinary Graduate Gerontology Certificate Program (GGCP) is a Board of Regents-approved program that addresses the national need to educate professionals to work with the growing population of baby boomers and older persons. The GGCP offers students an individually-tailored curriculum of course work, supervised internships and research.
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.
This 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 2022.
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 course work 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.