Department of Public Health
Certificates and Minors
Alcohol and Drug Studies Certificate Program
The Alcohol and Drug Studies Certificate Program is available to students currently enrolled at Fresno State and recent graduates of Fresno State. A certificate in Alcohol and Drug Studies is awarded to those students who successfully complete a minimum of 12 units of interdisciplinary academic coursework in the area of alcohol and drug abuse.
Students seeking the certificate must do so prior to graduation and be regularly enrolled in the university and must have completed two years of college or two years of experience related to the field of alcohol/drug abuse.
All coursework must be taken for a letter grade and completed with a grade of C or better in each of the 9 required units and the 3 units of electives.
Requirements (9 units)
PH 110: Drugs, Society, and Health - 3 units
PH 111: Alcohol and Alcoholism - 3 units
S WRK 129: Treatment of Chemical Dependency - 3 units (offered in Fall only)
Electives (3 units)
CRIM 141: Alcohol, Drugs, and Criminality - 3 units
PH 114 - Behavior Modification - 3 units
Other electives may be approved by the Public Health Dept. Chair
*12 total units required
To obtain your certificate
Email a copy of your DARS report (or unofficial transcript) to the firstname.lastname@example.org with the following info: preferred name (as it would appear on certificate), mailing address and phone number. Once transcript has been approved, certificate will be processed within 10-15 business days and sent via USPS.
For questions or more information, contact the Department of Public Health at 559.278.4014.
Emergency Management Certificate
Information to come
Emergency Medical Services Certificate
Information to come
Public Health Minor
The Public Health Minor prepares students for career opportunities in Public Health. All students are required to complete the Public health core classes, with an additional nine units selected in conjunction with academic advisor.
PH92, PH100, PH109, PH161, PH 163
For questions or more information, contact Dr. Kara Zografos at email@example.com or 559.278.4014.