Maternal and Child Health Distance Learning Graduate Certificate Program Announcement
The University of Arizona will again be offering a Maternal and Child Health Public Health Distance Learning Graduate Certificate Program starting June 2013 (Please check this page often for exact dates) ! This program has been developed by the University of Arizona and the University of Kentucky in partnership with the United South and Eastern Tribes (USET) to meet the educational needs of individuals working in Tribal and rural health care settings throughout Indian Country. This may include: public health nurses, registered nurses, dieticians, nurse practitioners, physicians, physician assistants, health planners, health educators, social workers, program planners, WIC staff or other health professionals who serve populations in Indian Health Service Regions. This program will provide students with skills to:
1. Enhance in-depth knowledge of maternal and child health;
2. Use epidemiology tools for clinical and managerial decision-making;
3. Design health intervention programs and evaluations;
4. Identify key components in project grant applications;
5. Create and use health messaging effectively;
6. Engage families and communities in health intervention; and,
7. Develop leadership skills for public health practice.
This will be a twelve month 15-credit online graduate certificate program that is open to all individuals that have completed a four year degree. These credits may be transferred from the University of Arizona if a student chooses to seek a master in public health degree. Interested individuals will be applying for admission to the University of Arizona. A limited number of scholarships will be available to qualified individuals currently working in Tribal or rural health settings. The application and scholarship deadline is March 1, 2012 and classes will begin the first week of June.
Please feel free to distribute this to anyone you feel may be able to benefit from this program!!
We are very excited about this wonderful opportunity and look forward to talking with you very soon!
To find out how to apply, view the current brochure or for more information, please go to The University of Arizona’s webpage http://www.mch-epitraining.arizona.edu/ and click on the MCH Certificate Program links or contact Christy Duke, USET Epidemiologist at email@example.com.