One Health

Undergraduate Certificate

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Quick Facts

Credits Required: 12
Cost Per Credit: $525
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Zuckerman College of Public Health

Program Details

Earn your Undergraduate Certificate in One Health and develop new strategies to meet the unique health challenges of a rapidly changing world.

Designed for the current and future public health workforce professional, this program will build on your existing public health knowledge and skills. By surveilling the interaction between human health, animal health and the environment you’ll work towards strengthening the protection of the public’s health. Learn to evaluate and tackle public health problems collaboratively from the holistic One Health perspective, and integrate a systems-thinking approach to program development. You will also upgrade your knowledge and skills regarding the importance of epidemiology, the environment, outbreaks and disease prevention. 

The Undergraduate Certificate in One Health is intended to enhance your education as an undergraduate student and/or professional student beyond your regular course of study. It is designed to provide additional training to professionals already working in the field, including in research and Public Health. 

This certificate serves as a feeder program into our Public Health programs, including the graduate One Health program.

A prerequisite in MATH 109C or MATH 112 or equivalent is required for this program.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.

Courses

Students can complete the 12 unit program in one year. The curriculum for this course includes:

EHS 100: One Health in Action
EHS 420: Environmentally Acquired Illnesses
EHS 439A: Outbreaks and Environmental Microbiology: Then to Now
HPS 433: Global Health

Outcomes

Skills

Earning your Undergraduate Certificate in One Health will build core skills, including:

  • Leadership
  • Scientific writing
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Science communication & advocacy
  • Application of One Health principles

Graduates of the One Health Undergraduate Certificate program will be prepared to pursue careers in the following fields:

  • Public Health
  • Environmental Health
  • Food Safety and Security
  • Occupational Health Professions
  • Healthcare Professions