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Certificate in College Population Health Promotion and Wellness

The Certificate in College Population Health Promotion and Wellness is a collaboration between the Department of Population Health and Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health, Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences, and the UCI Center for Student Wellness & Health Promotion.

The Certificate in College Population Health Promotion and Wellness is designed to educate undergraduate students in college health promotion principles and practices. College campus and universities are unique environments where health and wellness are critical factors influencing a students’ academic success, as well as their social, emotional, and physical experiences. For those who wish to work in the public health field, more specifically on a college campus, some experience in understanding this unique environment is preferred and/or required. The Certificate in College Population Health Promotion and Wellness requires students to complete five (5) courses in college health related studies, participate in two mandatory trainings, and attend three (3) workshops on a variety of health topics. In addition, students will be required to shadow a professional staff member for four (4) hours from the Center for Student Wellness & Health Promotion. Students will be presented with their Certificate prior to graduation in the Undergraduate Honors Program.