Public Health (Online) Advanced Certificate

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Program Description

The Public Health Advanced Certificate program is designed for individuals who want to gain foundational public health knowledge. It can be completed fully online, on campus through seated courses, or through a combination of seated and online courses. The program is designed for individuals who wish to take a few courses before enrolling into an MPH program, working professionals who want to gain practical public health skills, current UB students interested in the bigger picture of healthcare in the U.S., and individuals who want to transition into, or advance in the field of public health.

Program Contact

Dr. Kimberly Krytus
156 Biomedical Education Building
Phone: 716-829-6779

Instruction Method

  • Hybrid (some of the degree requirements can be fulfilled online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 16 Hours


  • 1 Year

Application Fee

  • $50

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.