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21st Summer Program in Population Health Offered Exclusively Online

The 21st Annual Summer Program in Population Health has adapted this year’s program to an asynchronous virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As in years past all Summer Program courses are taught by national experts in Population Health. Courses educate and train practitioners, researchers and students in population health methods and builds their capacity to address emerging health priorities. Courses are designed to appeal to a broad range of professionals interested in understanding and improving the health of communities.

Course Format

All courses are being delivered online asynchronously. Courses range from 7 – 14 credit hours. The courses will have a mix of recorded videos and online modules. Participants will complete their courses via the Center’s learning management system, ScarletCanvas.

Online Asynchronous Course Offerings

14-Credit Hour Virtual Course Offerings:

7-8-Credit Hour Virtual Course Offerings:

Rolling Registration

Registration opens on Friday, May 1 and remains open through August 31, 2020. Starting Tuesday, September 1, registration will increase by $100. Courses will remain open through October 31, 2020.

  • 14-hour Virtual Course fee:
    • Through August 31, 2020: $300; Starting September 1, 2020: $400
    • $150 student rate (student rate remains the same after September 1)
  • 7 & 8-hour Virtual Course fee:
    • Through August 31, 2020: $150; Starting September 1, 2020: $250
    • $75 student rate (student rate remains the same after September 1)

Registration Methods

For those registering by check or purchase order:

Please click here to complete your registration. You will receive an email confirmation and invoice within two business days. If you are a student, please be sure to choose the student registration option and verify your student status.

For OSU employees wishing to pay via internal transfer payments: Please contact Colleen at for chartfield information for any necessary OSU Internal Transfer of Funds.

For those registering by credit card:

Please click here to choose your course(s) and register. Students, please use the discount code StudentDiscount to receive the student rat

Who Should Attend

Professionals and students working in public health, health care, local and state government, community health, health data analytics and academia.

Continuing Education

Continuing education credits will be available for Nurses, Certified Health Education Specialists, Registered Sanitarians and those Certified in Public Health.

Contact Hours will be awarded. This activity has been submitted to the Ohio Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours. The Ohio Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

Please contact Colleen at or 614-688-2820 for more information about contact hours.

Contact Information

For any accommodations or questions, please contact Colleen at