Requirements

Eligibility

This program is open to students who are currently enrolled in a master's degree program at the Rollins School of Public Health. 

Requirements

Students earn a certificate by meeting the following requirements:
  1. Take the following core courses:
    • EPI 511 Social Determinants of Health Seminar (1 cr; S/U)
    • EPI 591S Social Epidemiology (2 cr; must earn a grade of at least a B+)
  2. Take 6 credits listed on the course roster and earn a grade of at least a B+. These courses cannot be used to meet the core course requirements of the student's degree program.
  3. Complete a capstone project or thesis on a topic related to social determinants of health.
    • At least one research question or aim must pertain to a SDOH factor.
    • Abstracts of the final projects must be submitted to the certificate committee for review and approval. 
  4. Complete an Applied Practice Experience (APE) on a topic related to social determinants of health.

Note: You must upload an electronic copy of your Certificate Completion Form to the certificate program's canvas site by April 1 (if you are graduating in the spring), July 1 (if you are graduating in the summer) or December 1 (if you are graduating in the fall).  The certificate committee will review your submission to ensure that you have met all requirements, and can receive your certificate when you graduate.