About This Program
The LGBTQ+ Public Health graduate certificate provides the foundational topics and complex issues that contribute to public health and individual health inequities affecting sexual and gender minorities through community- and systems-level strategies that promote health and healthy behaviors. The certificate can be taken as a stand-alone program or within the Master of Public Health degree
For more information about graduate admissions, visit the graduate admission website. For more information on international admissions, visit the international admission website.
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
- Minimum 3.000 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale
- Official transcript(s)
- Goal statement
- English Language Proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
- Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score
- Minimum 79 TOEFL IBT
- Minimum 77 MELAB score
- Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
- Minimum 58 PTE score
- Minimum 110 Duolingo English score
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Comprehend unique considerations, definitions, nomenclature and common language necessary to engage and competently interact with populations in the delivery of LGBTQ+ health interventions and program development.
- Examine barriers to healthcare access, commonly observed multilevel health disparities and evidence-based approaches to advancing health among the LGBTQ+ community.
- Identify gaps in contemporary strategies for improving state, county and city government health and welfare services for LGBTQ+ people.