Certificate Programs

Certificate Programs

Charles Drew University offers the following certificate programs:

  •  Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Pre-Medicine
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Public Health Concepts
  • Post Master Certificate in Nursing

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Pre-Medicine

This program is designed for college graduates with degrees in other fields who are now interested in pursuing a career in medicine or other health professions. The curriculum affords students the opportunity to demonstrate academic excellence while mastering all elements of the premedical curriculum. Students enjoy the same intellectual energy, faculty attention, and laboratory facilities as full-time undergraduates.
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Public Health Concepts

The Urban Public Health Program at the College of Science and Health offers a “Training Certificate in Public Health Concepts” to health professionals and individuals with an earned Bachelor degree who wish to increase their expertise and competency in core public health concepts and/or who wish to move into career positions in public health. The program is designed for individuals who work in public health and seek additional formal training, healthcare professionals who seek knowledge and skills in the core public health disciplines but may not wish to pursue the complete Master in Public Health (MPH) curriculum, or future MPH students interested in applying these courses toward their MPH degree at Charles Drew University (CDU).

Post Master Certificate in Nursing

This certificate program prepares master-degreed licensed nurses to manage the care of individuals and families across the lifespan. The program is designed for nurses holding master’s degrees in nursing who are interested in completing course requirements leading to the FNP certification. Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the FNP national certification examinations through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

For additional information, write to admissionsinfo@cdrewu.edu or call (323) 563-4839.