Graduate Certificate

Public Health—Emergency Management and Infection Control Online Certificate

Advance in a public health career focused on disaster response and disease control.

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Cost-effective, fully online program ideal for working professionals
Competency-based curriculum provides well-rounded knowledge
Learn with seasoned experts from diverse fields

Public Health—Emergency Management and Infection Control Online Certificate Overview

Whether you would like to work in public health, health care or environmental sectors, the online public health certificate in emergency management and infection control from the University of West Florida will prepare you to address a plethora of environmental issues that impact human health. After learning core principles in public health, you will learn how to monitor the progression of infectious diseases in society, identify and fight bioterrorism attacks, develop plans for large-scale emergencies and interact with the public regarding these issues.

The public health certificate in emergency management and infection control can benefit professionals from many industries, including health sciences, education, government, business, social and natural sciences and others. While this certificate program does not lead to professional certification, you can advance your career, secure a higher salary or confidently pursue certification after completion of the program.

The fully online program is delivered asynchronously, meaning that you do not have to log in at any specific time; you can complete coursework and communicate with your professors at times that are convenient for you. Our professors, who are experts in their fields, have real-world experience in public health that translates directly into their teaching.

Candidates for This Program Include:

  • Students of all backgrounds who desire a career path in public health
  • Working public health professionals seeking to retool their skills
  • Those who want to work in infection control and preparedness

You Will Be Able To:

  • Pursue career advancement in public health
  • Seek professional certification using your knowledge
  • Educate others on how to prepare for emergencies and infectious diseases