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Jennifer Hunt

Jennifer Hunt
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A graduate certificate is 5 to 6 courses selected to provide career competency in that field of study.

Courses in the Graduate Certificates can be applied to their respective MPH degrees, should the student choose to continue his/her education. 

Important information about program costs, educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended Gainful Employment certificate programs at East Tennessee State University is available at https://www.etsu.edu/finaid/gainful-employment/default.php.

 

Biostatistics

Biostatistics is a quantitative field focusing on collection, management, and analysis of public health data. Students in this field will learn the theoretical and practical aspects of designing and analyzing public health data.  Application deadlines are July 15 for Fall semester and April 15 for Summer semester. 

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Epidemiology

Epidemiology is a field that examines and determines the reasons and causes of diseases and health-related outcomes in population groups. Students in this field will learn how to use public health data to evaluate and identify the causes and public health impact of different diseases. This certificate is available fully online.  Application deadlines are July 15 for Fall semester and April 15 for Summer semester. 

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Gerontology

Gerontology is the study of the social, psychological and biological aspects of aging. It is distinguished from geriatrics, which is the branch of medicine that studies the diseases of older adults. This certificate is available fully online or on campus. 

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Global Health

The Global Health Certificate is a 17-credit program of study designed to provide the learner with specific knowledge and skills in global health from an interprofessional perspective. The certificate is designed for learners interested in global health. The certificate includes curricular and practice based opportunities, both here and abroad. The Global Health Certificate is open to graduate and professional students interested in global health and is available on campus and fully online. 

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Health Care Management

Health care management is multidisciplinary field of inquiry and practice concerned with the organization, financing, delivery and quality of health services for individuals and populations. This certificate is available fully online and mostly on-ground.  Rolling admissions: Students can start the program in the fall, spring, or summer semesters.

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Public Health

Public Health explores community and health administration and policy issues while building a strong foundation in population health sciences, including epidemiology and environmental health.  This certificate is available fully online or on campus.  Rolling admissions: Students can start the program in the fall, spring, or summer semesters.

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Rural Health

Rural Health studies individuals and rural communities through teaching, research, and service centering around social and behavioral factors associated with health status and behavior.

This certificate is best started in the spring semester.  Two courses are held 7-8 full days in rural communities in Northeast Tennessee.

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