Benefits of accreditation
Being a CEPH-accredited school offers the following benefits to students:
Comprehensiveness: The IU School of Public Health-Bloomington provides a variety of degrees in public health, including undergraduate, masters' and doctoral degrees in a number of areas of study.
Assurance of quality: CEPH's rigorous accreditation process assures students of a quality educational experience.
Qualification: Thanks to our CEPH accreditation, our students are eligible to sit for the Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam, administered by the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE).
Opportunity: Students are eligible for public health internships, fellowships, and other assistance due to our CEPH accreditation. Some employment and fellowship opportunities are only open to graduates from a CEPH accredited institution. Read about the primary implications of accreditation for students by viewing the CEPH Student FAQ "Does it matter whether my degree is from a unit that is CEPH accredited?"
CEPH accreditation serves multiple purposes for different constituents. In general, specialized accreditation attests to the quality of an educational program that prepares students for entry into a recognized profession. For more information on the benefits of accreditation for students, community, workforce, etc., view the "Benefits of Accreditation" found on the CEPH website.