Interdisciplinary Public Health Certificate

Interdisciplinary Public Health Certificate


The School of Public Health launches the Interdisciplinary Public Health Certificate Program for existing high school and undergraduate students.



Icon for Public HealthWhat is Public Health?

“Public Health is the practice of preventing disease and promoting good health within groups of people, from small communities to entire countries.” - Source: www.apha.org

Icon for Why Public HealthWhy is Public Health Important?

To educate the next generation of interdisciplinary public health leaders who can influence population health.

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Icon for programsWhat is the Interdisciplinary Public Health Certificate Program?

The Interdisciplinary Public Health Certificate program is an opportunity for existing high school and undergraduate students to:

  • Be at and take courses at the University of Memphis School of Public Health
  • Engage with national and international experts in Public Health
  • Have a cultural immersive experience with other high school and undergraduate students from around the world
  • Collaborate with community partners, hospitals and public health organizations

Icon for CoursesCourses Offered

  • Environmental and Climate Health
  • Health Social Determinants and Health Disparities
  • Health Data Analytics and Informatics
  • Global Health Crises and Milestones
  • Public Health in Action

Icon for Program FeaturesProgram Features

  • Flexible: Online and Hybrid Options 
  • Design public health innovations and solutions 
  • Develop skills to take action 
  • Interdisciplinary and multisectoral career path 
  • The benefits of participating in the Interdisciplinary Public Health Certificate program are the ability to build a career in the field of public health and to make a community impact by addressing real, 21st century public health challenges with innovative solutions to improve health and well-being 

Icon for EligibilityEligibility

  • Highschool students in grades 11 and 12 
  • Current undergraduate students 

Icon for Career PathPotential Career Paths

  • Community Health Educator 
  • Preventive Specialist 
  • Program Coordinator 
  • Research Assistant / Associate 
  • Community Health Outreach Specialist 
  • Population Health Coordinator

Icon for OrganizationsCommon Employment Organizations

  • Government 
  • Non-profit Organizations 
  • Educational Institutions 
  • Hospitals 
  • Healthcare Providers 
  • Medical / Community Centers

Icon for Contact usContact Us

For frequently asked questions about the program, please visit our FAQ.

Briana McNeil 
Coordinator, Recruitment and Admissions 
(901) 678-3740


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