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Graduate/Advanced Certificates

SHSP offers a wide variety of Graduate Certificate programs, many of which can be completed online. The following is the application process for:

Application Process and Requirements for the Advanced Certificate in Emergency Management Only

In order to be considered for the Emergency Preparedness Certificate, please submit the following (or apply through www.sophas.org):

  • Your Application for Advanced Certificate in Emergency Management
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement explaining why you are interested in earning an advanced certificate in emergency management
  • Two letters of recommendation (employer or supervisor)
  • Bachelor's degree and original transcripts 

Please submit your application to Irene Bundziak at irene_bundziak@nymc.edu.  

Application Process for Advanced Certificates 
Apply through the centralized application service for Schools of Public Health, SOPHAS. Begin the online application process.

Application Requirements
The following materials are required to complete your application, and must be submitted through SOPHAS:

  • Application:  Submit your application and application fee by the appropriate deadline. The centralized application service, SOPHAS, will instruct you on submitting recommendations and other required documents.
  • Transcript(s) of undergraduate (post-secondary) course work: All applicants for our graduate certificates must hold a baccalaureate  degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited college or university. Prerequisite course requirements and work requirements vary by certificate program.
  • Two (2) Recommendations
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume

GRE is NOT required.

The application and GPA requirements are the same for the advanced certificates as the M.P.H.  

International Students
International students are not eligible to be admitted to on-campus certificate-only programs.  Online certificate international students must complete several additional requirements.

Please contact the Office of Admissions at 914-594-4510 if you have any questions about the application process. Contact Irene Bundziak, (914) 594-4905, if you have any questions about your submitted application.