Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the ERHD Certificate program for?

The ERHD Certificate program is for graduate professionals who are looking for additional higher education training in the areas of ethnic and rural health disparities.

Where do I send my application documents?

Send your applying documents to the Director – Dr. Eric Bailey, East Carolina University, Department of Anthropology, 209 Flanagan Bldg., Mailstop 568, Greenville, NC 27858-4353.

What is the cost of the entire program?

As of 2015, the cost of the entire 4 courses is approximately $2,664.00 (N.C. Resident).

When are classes offered?

Each class is designed for each fall, spring and summer semester. MPH 6007 Global Public Health – Fall; MPH 6008 Ethnic Health and Health Disparities – Spring; MPH 6005 African American Health – Summer I; MPH 6009 Capstone Experience in Ethnic Health & Health Disparities – Summer 11 week.

When are the due dates for admission to the ERHD program?

Submission during the Fall – October 31st, Submission during the Spring – March 30th.

Can I receive financial assistance to take courses and the ERHD program?

Yes. Each student can apply for a federal loan because we are designated as Title IV program.

Will there be new courses offered in the ERHD program in the future?

Yes. The Director is planning another innovative class in the very near future.