Aging, Public Health & Policy

The flexible and fully online Graduate Certificate in Aging, Policy and Public Health will help you become a leader in the field who is ready to positively impact the future of aging policy decisions, from the local to the federal level. You’ll gain a strong foundation in epidemiology and social and behavioral theory to help you identify and analyze risk factors influencing individual and community health statuses, use health-related data to describe the distribution of disease in populations, and apply systems thinking to work toward resolving chronic disease issues and implementing health promotion interventions.

This graduate certificate is open to students from a variety of backgrounds, including all students currently admitted to the MPH/PHD Public Health Programs, working professionals in the fields related to public health, and researchers and policy makers in aging.