May 29, 2024  
2022-23 ATSU University Catalog 
2022-23 ATSU University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response, Graduate Certificate

Certificate in Public Health, Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response


This four-course public health certificate program will prepare students to play a role in public health emergency response. It will provide students with an understanding of emergency management systems, introduce them to various forms of disasters and public health threats, as well as to various response skills essential to public health. Students who successfully complete this certificate will also earn three FEMA certificates and a certificate in contact tracing.​

This certificate program can be completed in as little as six months (two courses per term), or 12 months (one course per term). The certificate is an online program offered through the Public Health department at A.T. Still University’s College of Graduate Health Studies (ATSU-CGHS).

The first cohort of students in the Certificate in Public Health, Emergency Preparedness, and Disaster Response program will matriculate in January 2021.

These courses can be used as part of the Master of Public Health (MPH) or Master of Public Health - Dental Emphasis (MPH-D) degree program required course work if you wish to proceed with obtaining the MPH or MPH-D at a later date.

Tuition and Fees

For more information on Student Account Collection, please reference ATSU Policy #50-112 within the Financial Policies  section of this catalog.

Tuition Student Technology Fee
$740 per credit hour $32 per credit hour