Postgraduate Certificate Online

Maternal and Child Health (Online)

Drexel University

2 months
1258 USD/full
1258 USD/full
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The Maternal and Child Health (Online) program from Drexel University provides the knowledge and skills needed to effectively promote the health and well-being of women, mothers, infants, children, adolescents, and families in local, domestic, and global settings.


Access a tailored maternal and child health course curriculum, informed by federal MCH leadership competencies, to learn how to translate data into practice, plan and evaluate programs, and communicate with distinct and diverse audiences guided by mentors/faculty with MCH experience. 

As a student of the Maternal and Child Health (Online) program from Drexel University, you will apply skills in a required local field experience, as well as elective domestic and global practical experiences using innovative technology and enhance your capacity in the MCH workforce.

Graduates will be able to

Understand the historical development of the maternal and child health field, including the history of local, state, and federal MCH agencies and their structure, and national legislative mandates relative to MCH

Define the MCH population in a community

  • Apply the life course perspective to MCH public health problems
  • Utilize core public health analysis and research methods to interpret MCH data and translate it into MCH practice
  • Describe the design, implementation, and evaluation of MCH programs domestically and internationally
  • Explain the tenets of MCH program planning and evaluation and identify essential gaps in existing programs serving mothers and children
  • Effectively communicate to diverse MCH populations
  • Identify the biological, social, and behavioral basis for a MCH program

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Global Issues in Maternal and Child Health
  • Public Health Ethics
  • Monitoring and Evaluation in Global Health Programs and Advocacy
  • Process Monitoring and Outcomes Evaluation for Community Health Programs
  • Research with Rare, Stigmatized and Hidden Populations
  • Perinatal Epidemiology
  • Design and Analysis of Epidemiological Studies
  • Change Management in Public Health
  • Violence, Trauma and Adversity in Public Health

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


18 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Demonstrated interest or work experience in Maternal and Child Health

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1258 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1258 USD for the full programme during 2 months.
  • National

    1258 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1258 USD for the full programme during 2 months.


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