Academic Programs Catalog

College of Human Medicine

Applied Parasitology for Public Health, Graduate Certificate (this program is in moratorium effective Fall 2016 through Fall 2020)

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Parasitology for Public Health provides students the knowledge necessary for augmenting existing graduate and medical programs by contributing to the development, implementation, and maintenance of field-based health programs aimed at controlling or eliminating parasitic infections. The Graduate Certificate in Applied Parasitology for Public Health is available only online.

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Applied Parasitology for Public Health

Students must complete the following courses (15 credits):
HM 863 Parasitic Diseases and Public Health in Developing Countries 3
HM 881 Pathogenesis of Parasitic Infections Important to Public Health 3
HM 886 Public Health Diagnosis and Interpretation of Parasitic Infections 3
HM 887 Control and Eradication of Parasitic Infections of Public Health Importance 3
HM 888 Field Methodology for Investigating Parasitic Diseases of Public Health Importance 3