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Graduate Degree Programs

Public Health Preparedness

Graduate Credit Certificate Program

Eugene J. Lengerich, VMD, MS
Penn State College of Medicine
MC H170
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
717-531-0003 ext. 285655
FAX 717-531-0786
E-MAIL ejl6@psu.edu

This graduate certificate program is designed to provide non-science students with broad training in the field of public health preparedness. A distance education format is used to accommodate the needs of professionals already active in this area. Applicatns must apply for admission to the certificate program via the Graduate School application for admission. Admission requirements are stated in the GENERAL INFORMATION section of the Graduate Bulletin. International applicants must satisfy the English proficiency requirement. All applicants are expected to have a 3.0 or higher undergraduate grade point average. Three letters of recommendation are required. Special backgrounds, abilities, and interests related to homeland security are desirable. 

REQUIRED COURSES

PHP 410. Public Health Preparedness for Disaster and Bioterrorism Emergencies I (3)
PHP 510. Public Health Preparedness for Disaster and Bioterrorism Emergencies II (3)
PHP 527. Public Health Evaluation of Disasters and Bioterrorism (3)
PHP 530. Critical Infrastructure Protection of Health Care Delivery Systems (3)

Effective Date: Summer Session 2017
Expiration Date: Summer Session 2022

Last Revised by the Department: Spring Semester 2017

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