ECHO, SPH: Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Health Disparities (CIHD Residential) Application Details

UNC Gillings Application Details
ECHO, SPH: Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Health Disparities (CIHD Residential)

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Program on Ethnicity, Culture and Health Outcomes (ECHO) explores new and innovative partnerships and collaborative opportunities to improve the health of North Carolina communities by eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities through its multidisciplinary and culturally sensitive research, education and training initiatives.

We weigh multiple factors in admissions decisions. If you have questions about your qualifications for the program, please contact us.

Building on the mission of ECHO, this certificate provides a unique training opportunity for graduate and professional learners interested in the science of disparity reduction. Students engage in learning about the complexity of health disparities and are encouraged to utilize interdisciplinary and innovative approaches in their research or public health practice.

Expand All Step DetailsClose All Step DetailsApplication Details for ECHO, SPH Graduate Certificate in Interdisciplinary Health Disparities (CIHD) - Residential  
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis; however, enrollment decisions are only made once yearly in June/July for acceptance the following academic year. See application details page for more info.

1. Complete an application form

Application Deadline: May 9, 2014
  1. 4-1-0-0 119039 (prim) Get your advisor's approval prior to application.
  2. 4-6-0-0 119050 (prim) Please complete the ECHO online application.
  3. 4-13-0-0 119057 (prim) NOTE: For students or professionals completing coursework through Part-time Classroom Studies who are not currently enrolled at UNC-Chapel Hill (non-matriculating students), please visit The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education website for an online UNC Continuing Education/Part-time Classroom Studies Application. This is an additional application process for non-matriculating students. For additional questions about this process including deadlines, course fees, location, and times, please contact the Part-time Classroom Studies office, at 919-962-1134.

2. FYI: application review process

  1. 7-1-0-0 119085 (prim) SPH application review:

    7-1-1-0 119086 (prim) Interview

    1. 7-1-1-1 119087 (sec) No interview required.

    7-1-6-0 119118 (prim) You will be notified via email regarding program decision.

Program Contact:

Anissa Vines
Research Asst. Professor

Contact us

(919) 843-3539
265 Rosenau Hall
CB 7435
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7435