Feb 06, 2023  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Rural Health, Graduate Certificate*

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General Program Information

Deborah L. Slawson, Ph.D., R.D., L.S.N., Professor, Department of Community and Behavioral Health
College of Public Health
312 Lamb Hall
Box 70674
(423) 439-4332
e-mail: slawson@etsu.edu

The Rural Health Graduate Certificate Program is a 17-credit 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. transcripts from all colleges attended.

All applications will be evaluated by an admission committee.

Articulation Agreement

Students who have completed the Rural Health Graduate Certificate and subsequently are admitted into the MPH with a concentration in Community Health may have up to seventeen (17) of the certificate credits applied toward the degree program of study as long as the courses fall within the matriculation limits.

Rural Health, Graduate Certificate Requirements: 17 credits

Required Courses 17 credits
TOTAL 17 credits

Gainful Employment

*This is a Gainful Employment Program. For information about Gainful Employment programs, please see https://www.etsu.edu/gradstud/documents/gainfulemployment/rural

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