HPA offers four on line certificates that equip health care professionals with unique skill sets. Under the guidance of HPA faculty members, students can learn how to integrate emerging technologies, research tools, and management practices into their career.
Clinical Research Methods (CRM)
The Clinical Research Methods certificate provides clinicians with the basic skills needed to conduct high-quality clinical research. The program will help professionals devise and execute clinical-and- translational-science research schemes. To earn the certificate, students must complete five courses for a total of 17 credit hours.
Please visit the Clinical Research Methods website for additional information.
Public Health Informatics (PHI)
The Public Health Informatics certificate teaches students how to develop, implement, and manage population-based public health information systems. To earn the certificate, students must complete five courses for a total of 17 credit hours.
Please visit the Public Health Informatics website for additional information.
Geographic Information Systems (PHI GIS)
Geographic Information Systems is a fast-growing field in public health, combining cartography, spatial analysis, and data management. Students in this program acquire fundamental GIS tools while learning about practical applications; ultimately, they will be able to implement and sustain GIS functions in their own careers. To earn this certificate, students must complete four courses for a total of 13 credit hours.
Please visit the Public Health Geographic Information Systems website for additional information.
Public Health Management (PHM)
The Public Health Management certificate assists mid-career public health professionals. The course sequence starts with the basic principles of managing public health organizations before moving on to strategic planning, budgeting, leadership, and resource-allocation decisions-making To earn this certificate, students must complete four courses for a total of 12 credit hours.
Please visit the Public Health Management website for additional information.
Health Disparities Research (HDR)
Attention and resources have been devoted to understanding and eliminating health disparities within the United States. The Certificate in Health Disparities Research enhances the knowledge, skills, and scientific resources relative to health disparities for practitioners and researchers who wish to contribute to a body of evidence that will lead to deeper understanding and elimination of health disparities.
Please visit the Health Disparities Research website for additional information.
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