The certificate in ethnic and rural health disparities prepares professionals to identify, analyze and develop culturally competent projects for specific ethnic and rural communities in the United States and global communities around the world. The certificate program requires 12 s.h. and is entirely online. MPH 6005, MPH 6007, MPH 6008, MPH 6009 are required. A student may earn only 3 s.h. of credit per semester. Credit hours may transfer to MPH degree if accepted.