FoundatIons of Public Health Certificate


This certificate program is provided by the Empire State Public Health Training Center and a secondary login is required.

Upon completion, you will automatically receive the official certificate of completion from the Empire State Public Health Training Center.

Description: Foundations of Public Health is a free online certificate program that provides learners with basic knowledge and principles related to Public Health. The certificate program addresses Tier 1 competencies in each of the 8 domains of the Council on Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals.

The certificate includes 11 self-paced, online courses and takes approximately 12-15 hours to complete. Individual courses provide continuing education credit for nurses, physicians and certified health education specialists. There is no time limit to complete the certificate, but participants are strongly encouraged to complete all online coursework 6 months post-registration.

Target Audience:
• Professionals new to the field of public health.
• Professionals currently working in public health with limited or no formal education in the field.
• Professionals who want a basic understanding or refresher on the foundations and principles of public health.

Course Duration (Hours): 12-15 Hours