Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023

Public Health, Certificate (1742)

Department website: http://www.wku.edu/publichealth


Program Coordinator

Grace K. Lartey, grace.lartey@wku.edu, (270) 745-3941

This 18 credit hour certificate program is designed to provide core public health concepts and skills to students and professionals in the public health field and other health-related areas. This program will also increase students’ knowledge and skills in public health competencies.

Program Requirements (18 hours)

Required Courses:
PH 100Personal Health3
PH 381Public and Community Health3
PH 383Biostatistics in the Health Sciences3
PH 384Introduction to Epidemiology3
PH 385Environmental Health3
PH 483Administration of Public Health Programs3
Total Hours18

Some required courses may have pre-requisites that help fulfill Colonnade requirements. These pre-requisites include MATH 109 or MATH 115 or higher, 3 hours of CHEM and 3 hours of BIOL.