May 21, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog

Graduate Certificate in Food Security and Public Health

More than just food safety, this certificate encompasses the vulnerability of growing, processing, storing, transporting, and distribution of food and its effect on population health risks.

Who Should Attend?

This certificate is designed for professionals looking for career enhancement in the fields of public health, animal or agricultural sciences, veterinary, veterinary technicians, nutrition, dietetics, emergency management, and law enforcement. Upon completion of the Certificate, students earning a grade of B or better in each course who are admitted to the MPH program may apply all fifteen credit hours to their degree.

Students pursuing an MPH degree could simultaneously earn this Graduate Certificate by dedicating elective courses in the MPH curriculum to the required courses of the Certificate.

Available Online!

Complete your certificate with just 5 online classes. Each SPH class lasts 8 weeks, so you can complete the certificate in one year. Certificate courses are offered each semester (including summer).

Graduate Certificate in Food Security and Public Health Curriculum

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelors degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Complete Application
  • Application fee
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Mail application, application fee and request official transcripts to be sent to:
UNTHSC-School of Public Health
Office of Admissions SSC-120
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth, TX. 76107

The certificate programs do not qualify for Federal Financial Aid programs.

For additional information or assistance email the Office of Admissions at
or contact us at 817-735-2401 or 1-877-868-7741