Infectious Disease Prevention and Control (Online), Postgraduate Certificate | Part time online | Drexel University | United States
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Infectious Disease Prevention and Control (Online)

12 months
Duration
972 USD/credit 17496 USD/year
972 USD/credit 17496 USD/year
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About

The Infectious Disease Prevention and Control (Online) program from Drexel University prepares you to work in healthcare settings, public health agencies, the pharmaceutical sector, and other organizations engaged in work related to the prevention and control of infectious diseases. 

Overview

You will learn from the faculty at Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health, as well as from experts in the field, who have extensive knowledge and experience in infectious disease prevention and control.

The Infectious Disease Prevention and Control (Online) program from Drexel University provides foundational knowledge that allows public health and healthcare professionals to specialize in the prevention of infectious diseases. 

With a focus on fundamental content in infectious disease, epidemiology and surveillance, and patient safety, this infection preventionist training program was designed for those with a strong background in biology, health sciences, and/or professional experience working clinically in healthcare settings. 

For example, nurses and physician assistants interested in working in Infection Prevention and Control, or epidemiologists seeking expertise in infectious diseases and their control.

Highlights

  • 18 quarter credits
  • Industry-experienced faculty from Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health
  • CEPH Accredited
  • 100% online
  • Upon completion of the Certificate in Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, you'll earn 18 quarter credits that may be transferred into our online Master of Public Health program
  • Drexel Dornsife is ranked #1 in Philadelphia and in the top 15% in the nation for graduate schools of public health by U.S. News & World Report
  • No GRE required

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Microbes in Public Health Practice: Overview of Bacterial Pathogens
  • Microbes in Public Health Practice: Overview of Viral and Other Pathogens   
  • Infection Prevention and Control in the Healthcare Environment       
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology   
  • Quality and Safety in Healthcare   

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

18 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended 
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 972 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 972 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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