Violence is a leading health burden in the U.S. and globally and plays a significant role in shaping population health and health disparities. This concentrated training in violence prevention is aimed at improving our capacity to monitor, research, and address violence as a root cause of negative health outcomes and disparities in health. Courses in this certificate program combine theory and methods to understand and address violence from multiple levels and throughout the lifespan.
Offered by: Department of Social, Behavioral, and Population Sciences
Faculty Lead: Julia Fleckman, PhD
This certificate program provides training to scholars and practitioners in the conduct of research and evaluation methods aimed at violence prevention, one of the most important social determinants of health and health disparities. The certificate is aimed at master’s students who want training in violence prevention, specifically, preparing them for a career in violence and injury prevention. Students will be prepared to work in a variety of settings, both research and practice, and at multiple levels, but also in other non-public health and interdisciplinary settings.
This certificate program is designed for all enrolled MPH, MSPH, MPH&TM degree students.
Students who earn then the Certificate in Violence Prevention will be able to:
Number of Credits Required for Completion: 15
Any of the following (11 credits total):
Students should consult with their academic advisor to determine which certificate best fits their professional and academic goals