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  Jul 22, 2017
 
 
    
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2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Rural Health Graduate Certificate*


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General Program Information


Deborah L. Slawson, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N., Assistant Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Community and Behavioral Health

College of Public Health
318 Lamb Hall
Box 70674
(423) 439-4332
e-mail: slawson@etsu.edu

or

Mary Ann Littleton, Ph.D., Associate Professor

311 Lamb Hall
(423) 439-5247
email: littleto@etsu.edu

The Rural Health Graduate Certificate Program is a 15-credit-hour program designed to provide students with knowledge and skills needed to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate rural health programs and services.

Admission to the Program

The criteria for admission to the Rural Health Graduate Certificate Program include:

  1. A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.

  2. A minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Application materials which must be submitted to the School of Graduate Studies include:

  1. an application;

  2. three (3) letters of recommendation; and

  3. official transcripts from all colleges attended.

All applications will be evaluated by an admission committee.

Students who have completed the Rural Health Graduate Certificate and subsequently are admitted into the MPH in Community Health may have up to fifteen (15) of the certificate credits applied toward the degree program of study.

Total Core Hours: 6 Credit Hours


Total Concentration Hours: 9 Credit Hours


Total Required Coursework Hours: 15 Credit Hours


Gainful Employment


*This is a Gainful Employment Program. For information about Gainful Employment programs, please see http://www.etsu.edu/gradstud/pdf/gainfulemployment1.pdf

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