Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016


Infection Control

12 Credit Hours

College of Public Health


Certificate Description

The Infection Control certificate is based on the competencies in the National Board Certification Exam for Infection Control. The certificate provides a foundation of infection prevention and control principles for individuals interested in pursuing a career in infection prevention and control at a healthcare facility or alternate setting; or those who need this knowledge base to pursue opportunities at a local, state or national public health department; a governmental agency; an academic and/or research institution; or any other applicable arena.

Total Certificate Hours - 12 Hours

Core Courses - 9 Hours

  • PHC 4032 Foundations of Infection Control     
  • HSC 4504 Foundations of Public Health Immunology
  • PHC 4031 Emerging Infectious Diseases

Elective Courses - 3 Hours

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