Nov 28, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

Latino Health Graduate Certificate

This certificate focuses on enhancing the academic development and training of health and human service professionals to provide culturally and linguistically relevant care and education for the Latino population through their respective job placements. The certificate is comprised of 12 units. Components of the program include analysis of the health status and access issues affecting Latinos, development of culturally and linguistically relevant interventions, and implementation of chronic disease prevention best practices and community based participatory research. The certificate incorporates a thorough overview of Latino health from early childhood development to the multiple chronic diseases that continue to impact this population.

Interested students should contact Ms. Toni Espinoza-Ferrel at 562.985.4101 or


  1. Must have earned a Bachelor’s degree (in any subject) with a GPA of 2.5 or above.
  2. Completion of the Certificate Program Application.
  3. One letter of reference.
  4. Copies of academic transcripts (turned into the university).


  1. A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 in certificate coursework.
  2. A minimum of 6 units in certificate coursework completed per academic year.