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As the world becomes more interconnected, our communities and populations face increasingly complex health challenges emerging through the interaction of individual vulnerability and behavior, cultural and social factors, environmental and geographic influences as well as economic and political dynamics. Addressing these public health challenges requires innovative approaches arising from multiple disciplines.

How to Enroll


The undergraduate certificate in Public Health encourages students to extend the breadth of their undergraduate education to include elements of public health. Students are encouraged to take courses from a variety of participating departments to develop an appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of public health. Please explore the links to learn more about the public health program at CU Boulder.

Contact us

Colleen Reid, PhD
Director, Public Health Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography
Faculty Associate, Institute of Behavioral Science (IBS)

Maureen Floriano
Assistant Director, Public Health Program
Office W126 Ramaley