Public Health Training (CERT)

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale

The application requirements for programs at the University of Louisville are submitted to the Graduate School and include:

Graduate application submitted to the Graduate School
• Official transcripts indicating conferral of a bachelor’s degree
• Curriculum vitae
• A minimum of two letters of recommendation related to the applicant’s academic or professional history
• Application fee

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted for the Fall and Spring semester. There are no Summer admissions. There is no formal deadline.

Information contact

Bryan Mathis (, Program Coordinator Senior, (502) 852-6263.

Certificate Requirements


12 credit hours of required coursework

PHST 500Introduction to Biostatistics for Health Sciences I (Offered Fall semesters)3
PHMS 501Introduction to Public Health Practice and Administration (Offered Fall semesters)3
PHPB 501Introduction to Public Health Behavior (Offered Spring semesters)3
PHEP 501Introduction to Epidemiology (Offered Spring semesters)3
Minimum Total Hours12

If a student chooses to pursue the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at any time after enrolling or completing the Certificate program, then all coursework completed within the preceding three years with a grade of B or better may be applied towards the coursework for the MPH degree.