Public Health Leadership Certificate

Program Degree Major Code Admissions
Term Deadline
Public Health Leadership Certificate CERT CERPUBL Summer I March 25
Program Coordinator Gillings School of Global Public Health
Public Health Leadership Program
Attn: Business Office
221 Rosenau Hall, Campus Box 8165
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8165
Web Address
Letters of Recommendation Not Required
Supplemental Documents The Public Health Leadership Program offers an online Certificate in Public Health Leadership. The certificate is a 9-credit hour program of study and the course content is the same as that taught in PHLP’s Master of Public Health programs. All courses have been specially designed and developed for delivery via online/distance learning. Students will be able to register, receive materials, interact with faculty, order books and successfully complete this program.  A connection to the Internet is required.

Statement of Purpose Page: Statement of Purpose Upload

Statement of Purpose – Your application requires a written statement to be uploaded within your application. Your written statement is a critical component of your application for admission and can sometimes be the determining factor in your admittance. Therefore, your statement should reflect your research interests, proposed approaches, and professional goals as well as familiarity with the program and faculty at UNC-Chapel Hill.  Detailed instructions are below:

Upload a document that answers the following questions (no more than 2 pages).

  • Describe your leadership experience and career goals.
  • How do you believe this program will help you meet your career goals?
  • How do you anticipate applying what you learn in the Public Health Leadership Certificate program to your future work?

Work and Volunteer Experience Page: CV/Resume Upload


Academics Page: Transcript Upload