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Social Marketing & Public Health
(Graduate Certificate)

The social marketing in public health certificate program is offered to professionals working in public health, environmental protection, financial literacy, transportation, housing, business, engineering, and other fields who wish to develop, implement and evaluate social marketing programs.

The University of South Florida, College of Public Health, has been a leader in social marketing in public health for over 10 years. Each year, USF hosts an international conference in social marketing and , which has drawn over 3,500 participants during the past 21 years, and a Social Marketing Field School. The University of South Florida also houses a CDC funded Prevention Research Center which is developing a community-based approach to social marketing.

Fifteen (15) credit hours are required for completion of this Certificate program. Time limits on certificate completion comply with university standards. This Certificate is offered largely online; however, students are encouraged to attend a two-day seminarin the Tampa Bay area at the end of the sequence. If they are unable to travel to Tampa, program faculty will make every effort to arrange an alternative meeting time and place.

For full details on this certificate including courses, the application process and contact information see our COPH catalog pages.