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    East Tennessee State University
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Rural Health Graduate Certificate*


General Program Information


Graduate School Contact:
Stacie Hill; hillsr1@etsu.edu; 423-439-4302

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