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UVM to offer online public health course

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The University of Vermont is launching an online certificate of graduate study in public health.

Beginning this summer, medical and nursing students, health practitioners, public health professionals, and health care researchers will be able to enroll in the 18-credit, online graduate course that navigates current public health and health policy issues.

The course is designed to give students will gain a strong foundation in population health sciences including epidemiology, biostatistics and environmental health.

The 1-year online course includes five required courses and one elective and offers individualized academic advising.

Applications are now being accepted.

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