Certificate Program in Humanitarian Emergencies

Certificate Program in Humanitarian Emergencies

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The 2021 application for the Certificate in Global Complex Humanitarian Emergencies opens soon! This certificate is offered by RSPH in partnership with the CDC’s Emergency Response and Recovery Branch. In order to be eligible to receive this graduate certificate, students must 1) be a degree-seeking student at Rollins School of Public Health, 2) apply and be accepted into the certificate program, and 3) meet the following requirements:

  • Two core classes in humanitarian emergency response (GH 510 & GH 512)
  • One course in approved advanced methods (minimum of three credit hours)
  • Six credit hours in approved electives
  • Applied Practice Experience relevant to Global Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
  • Thesis on a topic relevant to Global Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
  • Fifteen hours of volunteer participation

For detailed information on each of these requirements, please visit our website www.che.emory.edu.

The application period will open August 2nd and close September 24th. Applications can be accepted any time during this period, but all are due by 5 pm ET on September 24th. Please email the application as a word document (NOT pdf) to ERCT [at] cdc [dot] gov with the subject line: 2021 CHE Certificate Application.

Criteria for Certificate:

The ideal candidate for this graduate certificate is a student who:

  • Wants a career working overseas in emergency and post emergency settings
  • Has international development and/or relevant field experience in resource poor settings
  • Is committed to building applicable field epidemiology skills for resource poor settings

To apply please download and fill out the following application:


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