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One Health Undergraduate Certificate

The Undergraduate Certificate in One Health will provide the current and future public health workforce professional additional knowledge and skills regarding the protection of the public’s health by being able to create better surveillance on the interaction between human health, animal health and the environment. Students will be able to complete the 12 unit program in one year. The public health workforce will upgrade their knowledge and skills regarding the importance of epidemiology, the environment, outbreaks and disease prevention and surveillance as in relation to protecting the public’s health.

Campuses

Available via Main Campus, Arizona Online, and Global Direct

Pre-requisites to declare

2.0 UA GPA; completed MATH 112 or higher.

  • Note: UA GPA requirement will be waived for students who don’t have an established UA GPA. MATH 112 (or equivalent) will still be required.

Admissions Information

Open to degree-seeking and non-degree seeking students from Main, Online, and Global Direct campuses.

Advising

  • Main campus: determine by your last name, same as COPH degree advising.
  • Arizona Online:
    • Degree-seeking students:
      • First-term and continuing students: Abba Kris Maria Versace (abba@arizona.edu)
    • Non-degree seeking students:
  • Global Direct: Jennifer Koehmstedt (jrk1@arizona.edu)

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Courses Required (and semester(s) typically offered) – 12 units:

  • Main campus:
    • EHS 100 – One Health in Action (spring)
    • EHS 420 – Environmentally Acquired Infections (spring)
    • HPS 433* – Global Health (spring and fall)
    • EHS 439A* – Outbreaks and Environmental Microbiology: Then to Now (summer)
  • Online/Global Direct campus courses (fully online):
    • EHS 100 – One Health in Action (spring)
    • EHS 420 – Environmentally Acquired Infections (spring)
    • HPS 433* – Global Health (fall)
    • EHS 439A* – Outbreaks and Environmental Microbiology: Then to Now (summer)

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Relevant Advising Policies

  • Minimum GPA for required coursework: 2.0
  • Double dipping: No more than 50% of the units of credit used to complete the certificate can also be used for a current degree requirement (i.e., major, minor, or General Education), second certificate, or previously awarded degree program.

Relevant Advising Notes

  • *Pre-req info: seek instructor approval for enrollment in below courses for certificate students who have not met pre-reqs. Copy Dr. Aminata Kilungo (paminata@arizona.edu) on those emails:
    • EHS 439A – prereqs listed are: EPID/CPH 309 Introduction to Epidemiology or MIC 205A General Microbiology (strongly recommended) or permission of instructor.
    • HPS 433 – prereqs listed are: Junior and Senior status. HPS 200 and EPID 309.

 

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