Public Health Certificate

Public Health Certificate

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Public Health Certificate



Nursing and Health Sciences


Next Classes Start

August 27, 2024

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Program at a Glance

Better address growing population health needs and meet the complex needs of populations and individuals. In this 15-credit, five-course certificate, you’ll learn to assess social and political health determinants, critically analyze data to determine trends, evaluate implications of trends and health care delivery, and gain key skills to tackle population health threats. Once you’re done, apply completed courses meeting minimum grade requirements toward an MPH at TCNJ.

Graduate Director : Sylvia Twersky,


  • part time: part time: 1–3 years


  • Hybrid
    Hybrid Information

MPH option

  • apply completed courses toward an MPH


  • courses


  • credits


  • per credit

Who Should Pursue This Program?

This program is ideal for working professionals and students preparing for graduate study in public health who want an overview of population health. It’s relevant for school, community, and public health nurses; hospital and clinic managers; pharmaceutical industry professionals; and professionals in the clinical or public health workplace looking to enrich their skills with a population-level health perspective.

Engaged Faculty

Learn from nationally and internationally recognized faculty who are fully engaged with their students. Your professor knows your name and teaches all of your classes. You won’t find any TAs here.

For your application to be considered complete, you must submit the online application as well as all supplemental documents.

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We consider applications on a space-available basis. You can apply up to and including the first day of the semester.

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The Department of Public Health provides the curriculum and requirements.

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We offer the same tuition rates no matter where you live. And there are a range of financial aid and assistantship options for TCNJ graduate students.

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TCNJ’s bachelor’s and master’s programs in public health are fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.

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