Certificate Reproductive Health
The purpose of this regular certificate is to familiarize participants with the complex issues associated with planning, implementing, and evaluating reproductive health programs for men and women.
Who should enroll
This certificate program is primarily designed for MPH or doctoral degree programs whose focus is not maternal and child health and is offered in conjunction with these programs. However, master’s degree students in other disciplines who have an interest in reproductive health are encouraged to apply. Health professionals who have completed a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater may be also admitted into the program.
Upon completion of this certificate program, participants will be able to:
- Describe key public health issues in the field of reproductive health.
- Utilize principles of behavior change in the promotion of reproductive health.
- Plan, implement, and evaluate public health programs addressing multifaceted, integrated programs in reproductive health based upon the current operational models.
- U.S. baccalaureate degree or its equivalent
- Interview with departmental faculty member
- Two recommendation letters
- Computer literacey or STAT 439
Length of Program
Approximate 1 year
- Appropriate course assignments and projects
- GPA of 3.0>
- Completion of certification requirements
- HPRO 509 Principles of Health Behavior (3)
- HPRO 523 Maternal and Child Health: Policy and Programs (3)
- HPRO 536 Program Planning and Evaluation (2)
- HPRO 550 Women in Development (3)
- HPRO 553 Addiction Theory and Program Development (3)
- HPRO 556 High-Risk Infants and Children: Policy and Programs (3)
- HPRO 567 Reproductive Health (3)
- HPRO 614 Seminar in Maternal and Child Health (2)
- NUTR 509 Public Health Nutrition and Biology (3)
- RELE 534 Ethical Issues in Public Health (3)
TOTAL UNITS 28
Contact Information - Department of Health Promotion & Education
Phone: (909) 558-4741