Maternal Child Health Epidemiology: On-Campus
The Certificate is offered partially online and at the Tampa campus.
This Graduate Certificate in Maternal Child Health (MCH) Epidemiology is design to combine training in maternal and child health epidemiologic concepts and methods with specialized training in analytic/data skills and a focus in one of a number of specific topic areas. This certificate has a combination of online and on-campus courses. Required coursework provides an overview of basic MCH epidemiologic concepts, methods, an elective in an analytic/statistical course, and the selection of a topic area within the field for more in depth training. The focus area courses will consist of Evaluation in Community Health, Program Planning, Community Health Data Sources, or Special topics in Reproductive Epidemiology, of which one must be selected for the certificate. To provide additional training in commonly used analytic tools, the certificate requires the selection of one additional course in more advanced analytic methods or computing skills, either Epidemiologic methods I, Biostatistics II or Computer Applications for Public Health Researchers.
Credit toward graduate degree
Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval.
International students must submit a TOEFL score when English is not the native language. A minimum score of 550 on the paper-based test or 79 on the web-based test is required.
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
- Departmental Approval Form (Please print, sign, and submit with all other documents to our office).
- Official transcripts
- A resume
- Letter of Interest
First, consult with the certificate program advisor and obtain an electronic course permit if necessary. Then go to http://usfonline.admin.usf.edu/, the link to OASIS, USF's online registration system. Follow directions given online.
To access online course materials, students must have the USF NetID (e-mail account). Please visit: https://netid.usf.edu/una/ to obtain the NetID.
New students, including those studying online, may obtain the USFCard. Please visit: http://it.usf.edu/services/usfcard.
Tuition and fees
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