The only health policy certificate program in Middle Tennessee

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College offers a Certificate in Health Policy designed for individuals with educational and research interests in health policy and social science research. As the only health policy certificate program in Middle Tennessee, we provide a rigorous curriculum taught by leading experts in the fields of health policy, health care and social science, that allow students to gain insight into topics such as: health law, health economics, health equity, social determinants of health, and health disparities. We integrate opportunities to participate in seminars, research activities, networking events and professional development workshops all aimed at training the nation’s best and brightest health policy leaders.

The Certificate in Health Policy Program is an excellent way for medical, dental, doctoral and graduate students to enhance their academic experience. Evening classes also make the program ideal for recent graduates and working, health care professionals to advance their careers.

Our alumni continue on to pursue careers with top healthcare organizations, medical schools, and government agencies including: the Centers for Disease Control, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California-San Francisco, NAACP and the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.


FALL 2017: Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 5:00 p.m. CDT 

For inquiries, please contact hpadmissions@mmc.edu.