Post-Master's Population Health Graduate Certificate

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Improve health for disadvantaged groups

Do you already have a master’s degree in nursing (MSN) and want to expand your career options? This certificate prepares you for a clinical role in population health management.

Be a leader and oversee health care goals for your community.

Why earn the population health graduate certificate at Missouri State?

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Improve health where it’s needed most

Discover how to raise the health of vulnerable groups and reduce health care gaps.

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Refresh your knowledge

Your courses give you a strong foundation in health care concepts, systems and challenges. Know the issues faced at a local, state, national and global level – and how you can deliver solutions.

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Have an asset for your career

Use this certificate to jumpstart your career or to transition into something bigger. Your courses will fulfill your master’s-level clinical hours required for admission into the DNP program.

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Enjoy school at your pace

You can take this program as a full-time or part-time student. You can complete some of your course work online.


Here, you'll live by a code of ethics and adopt a culture of caring.


The BSN, MSN, DNP and  post-master's Health Educator and Population Health certificate programs at Missouri State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (


Missouri State Board of Nursing: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (four-year BSN).