Certificate and Licensure Programs
We offer seven Regents Certificate Programs in Public Health. These are non-degree programs designed for working health and human services professionals with little or no formal public health education, who wish to develop skills and knowledge in a specific area of public health.
We also offer a nontraditional licensure program for people who want to get licensed as a nursing home administrator or are seeking a career as a long term care manager.
Regents Certificate programs
Advanced Management Training for Clinician Leaders
The Certificate in Advanced Management Training for Clinician Leaders is intended for clinicians employed by health systems who will take on critical and advanced roles as executives and managers. This one-year course of study will prepare clinician leaders for successful innovation in emerging forms of healthcare organizations, bring new healthcare leaders with clinical backgrounds into network relationships with other administrators, and introduce new approaches to strategy and success in healthcare that are specific to integrated health systems.
Aging Studies Certificate
The Aging Studies Certificate is an 12-credit graduate level program and courses are available online as well as in a face-to-face format. The certificate is designed to increase knowledge and understanding in the multi-faceted field of human aging. This interdisciplinary program provides students with the background and confidence necessary to meet the challenges of serving the aging population.
Applied Biostatistics Certificate, Online
The Applied Biostatistics Certificate is designed for working biostatisticians, who are not formally trained and would like to gain more technical and mathematical skills. The goal of the Certificate is to enhance your understanding of key elements of database information, alert you to key variables, trends and overall improve your evaluation skills. You will learn skills in design, implementation and data analysis from observation and clinical studies.
Clinical Research Certificate
The Regent Certificate in Clinical Research is designed for clinicians and other health professionals who want to learn how to design, implement and interpret clinical research studies, the practical principal applications to enhance their job satisfaction and performance. The Certificate in Clinical Research is designed for clinicians and other health professionals who have at least five years of relevant clinical research experience.
Management Fundamentals in Healthcare Organizations
This Regents Certificate program will provide you with the fundamentals of healthcare management. It includes coursework in the design of healthcare delivery systems, health economics, cost accounting in healthcare, introduction to healthcare finance, teamwork in healthcare, and an introduction to management principles in health care.
Public Health Certificate in Core Concepts
The Public Health Certificate in Core Concepts contains the core content taught in our Master of Public Health (MPH) degree programs. All courses are available in online and in-person formats.
Public Health Certificate in Food Protection
This certificate is awarded upon successful completion of at least 14 credits. Most students complete the curriculum by attending at least two Public Health Institutes (PHI), held in May/June of each year.
Public Health Informatics Certificate
This certificate is awarded upon successful completion of 17 credits. The certificate prepare professionals for leadership positions that bridge information technology and public heath.
Public Health Certificate in Performance Improvement – Public Health track
If you are an upper- or middle-level manager interested in acquiring knowledge and skills in quality improvement, this program is for you — especially in an era of public health accreditation. The 12 credit program is designed to prepare you to successfully lead and implement effective quality improvement programs. The curriculum is offered online or in class and students complete a state-of-the-art improvement project in their organization.
Public Health Certificate in Preparedness, Response and Recovery
This certificate is awarded upon successful completion of at least 12 credits. Most students complete the curriculum by attending at least two Public Health Institutes (PHI), held in May/June of each year. The PHCert – PRR curriculum also offers elective courses in health informatics with scholarships available for interested students.
Long Term Care Administration Licensure
The University’s Center for Aging Services Management offers a nontraditional program for people who want to get licensed as a nursing home administrator or are seeking a career as a long term care manager.
Most students are working adults who come from a variety of backgrounds such as management, nursing, therapeutic activities, social work, and other disciplines.