Choose the PHP degree or certificate that's right for you

Choose from 2 online graduate certificates in PHP or the Master's in Homeland Security with an Option in Public Health Preparedness, offered by the Penn State College of Medicine and focusing on an all-hazards approach to disaster prevention, mitigation, and response.

All courses are 100% online, so you won't need to quit your job or change your work schedule to earn a high-quality degree or certificate from a nationally recognized university.

Graduate Certificates:

Public Health Preparedness (Graduate Certificate)
Learn how to prevent or respond to disasters or emergencies that affect public health. This program is designed for professionals working in emergency management roles.
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Hospital and Health System Preparedness (Graduate Certificate)
Learn valuable skills needed to protect the critical infrastructure of hospitals, medical facilities, and emergency management systems. The credits earned in this program may be applied toward the Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security – Public Health Preparedness Option.
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Master’s Degree:

Homeland Security – Public Health Preparedness Option (Master of Professional Studies)
Learn to respond efficiently and effectively to natural and man-made disasters. The MPS in Homeland Security – Public Health Preparedness Option is the only homeland security program in the country using curriculum from a medical school, the Penn State College of Medicine.
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