Certificates + Special Standing

Professionals who are not seeking an MPH degree, but are hoping to enhance their public health knowledge, can engage in various executive-style educational programs at Rollins, including free-standing certificates and courses.

Certificate in Public Health Informatics for Leadership
(14 credits)

The Public Health Informatics for Leadership certificate is designed for working professionals who serve in a leadership role or position of influence in their place of employment. These are individuals who have determined that they need competence in public health informatics but do not need an entire MPH degree. In order to qualify for the certificate, students are required to have a master’s degree or higher OR they have a bachelor’s degree with 3 years or more years of relevant work

To learn more about EMPH certificate programs, please contact Allyson Bianchi at allyson.bianchi@emory.edu or at 404-727-3358.

Courses for the certificate in Public Health Informatics for Leadership include:


Certificate in Quantitative Methods in Public Health
(15 credits)

The Quantitative Methods in Public Health certificate is designed for working professionals who have determined that they need additional quantitative skills to advance their employment opportunities. These individuals already have a master’s degree or higher OR they have a bachelor’s degree with 3 or more years of relevant work experience.

To learn more about EMPH certificate programs, please contact Allyson Bianchi at allyson.bianchi@emory.edu or at 404-727-3358.

Courses for the certificate in Quantitative Methods for Public Health include:


Special Standing Courses

The Executive MPH program has a limited number of spaces available in courses each semester for non-degree-seeking students.  Enrollment in EMPH coursework is based on availability and meeting course pre-requisites. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a minimum of 3 years of professional work experience and a strong quantitative skill set (Applied Epidemiology courses only).

To learn more about EMPH special standing, including available courses, please contact Allyson Bianchi at allyson.bianchi@emory.edu or at 404-727-3358.


On-Campus Sessions 

EMPH students meet face-to-face twice each semester— once at the beginning and again at the end of the term. These Friday through Sunday on-campus sessions are scheduled well in advance to minimize interruptions to work schedules. The on-campus sessions are an academic requirement of the program and students must be able to attend classes on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

2018-2019 On-Campus Sessions

Fall 2018: Orientation-August 23, August 24-26, November 16-18
Spring 2019: January 11-13, April 12-14
Summer 2019: May 17-19, August 2-4

2019-2020 On-Campus Sessions

Fall 2019: Orientation- August 22, August 23-25, November 15-17
Spring 2020: January 3-5, April 3-5
Summer 2020: May 15-17, July 31-August 2