Dec 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Rural Health, Graduate Certificate*


General Program Information


Bethesda O’Connell, Dr.PH., M.P.H., C.H.E.S., Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Behavioral Health
Office Location: Sherrod Library, room 356
Box 70674
(423) 439-4816
e-mail: oconnell@etsu.edu

The Rural Health Graduate Certificate Program is a 17-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. 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