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Certificate in Public Health and Health Services

Join the fast-paced field of healthcare and make a difference in the lives of patients the world over. A Certificate in Public Health and Health Services can enhance your expertise, increase your earning power and provide the groundwork for a future bachelor’s degree. 

Apply By:
May 30, 2024
Classes Start:
June 20, 2024
Completely Online
4 Courses
As Little as 7 Months
Pay as You Go ($200 per course)


Gain specialized skills in areas of health science including biology, psychology, and social and environmental factors affecting health.  Explore fascinating topics related to health and fitness management. This certificate is perfect for working professionals who want a strong foundation in health science or hope to pursue a degree in the future.

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What you’ll learn

Jumpstart your career in health science with these valuable skills: 

Identify social inequalities affecting health and fitness
Analyze problems in healthcare and propose solutions
Investigate the role of the health care system
Examine health education as a multi-dimensional concept
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Admission Requirements

Anyone who has a high-school education and is 16 years of age or older can study online at UoPeople. For more information about eligibility, see below.

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Curriculum / Courses

The Certificate in Public Health and Health Services is a 12-credit program demonstrating competence in areas of public health and health systems. It is crafted for those interested in healthcare.


Where will a Certificate in Public Health and Health Services take you? Your certificate will help prepare for a job as a:

Public Health Educator
Fitness Consultant
Healthcare Assistant
Health Policy Analyst

As a UoPeople student, you’re never on your own—our Career Service Center provides resume feedback, networking tips, interview techniques and more.

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No tuition or enrollment fees

$60 application fee



Paying for school

UoPeople does not charge for tuition, books, or campus expenses. We charge only a $60 application fee, and a $200 assessment fee to be paid when you register for each course. Over the course of earning your Certificate in Public Health and Health Services at UoPeople, you can expect to pay a total of only $860. Our mission is to make it possible for everyone to afford higher education.


Concerned about managing your studies while you work or juggle family life? Don’t be! Over half of our students are successfully studying while working, raising families, or both. You can too! UoPeople is proud to be the world’s most flexible option for earning tuition-free certificates and degrees. Learn more about how our programs are specially designed to work for you:
Asynchronous Learning
Total Accessibility
Transfer Credits

Common Questions Students Are Asking Us

Questions regarding our academic programs offered at UoPeople

Absolutely! UoPeople has students from over 200 countries and territories.

University of the People is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. 

Absolutely! Classes at UoPeople are small and highly qualified instructors are available to answer students’ questions and offer support. Additionally, each student is connected with a personal Program Advisor at the commencement of their studies, who remains with them until graduation. Program Advisors act as the students’ personal support system throughout their studies. The Program Advisor will answer any questions the student may have, offer academic advice, discuss course selection, and offer encouragement throughout the student’s studies.

Asynchronous learning allows you to learn on your own schedule. You will have access via the UoPeople Online Campus to assignments, lectures, and other learning materials. There are no live lectures or set class times at UoPeople.  

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