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Graduate Certificate in
Public Health Preparedness

Courses

The 12-credit Graduate Certificate in Public Health Preparedness prepares students for disaster response in the public health arena.

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • 3
    credits

    Analyzes the history of terrorism and explores the preparation and response to specific terrorist threats, natural disasters, and conventional catastrophes.

    • Prerequisite

      Enrollment in the homeland security degree or homeland security certificate, or permission from the instructor

  • 3
    credits

    A public health perspective on the preparation necessary to develop a coordinated response to a disaster or terrorist emergency.

    • Prerequisite

      Permission from the instructor

  • 3
    credits

    Introduces students to the design of exposure assessment and health effect studies applicable to disasters and terrorism.

    • Prerequisite

      PHP 510 or permission from the instructor

  • 3
    credits

    Examines the complexities involved in the protection of health care delivery systems affected during a natural disaster or terrorist attack, including the impact of disrupted transport systems, computer and Internet security, communications, energy supply, industry, and governmental institutions.

    • Prerequisite

      PHP 510 or permission from the instructor

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