Academic Programs : BEAM Certificate Program

Certificate Overview

Building Expertise in Administration & Management (BEAM) is an interactive, non-credit bearing, online educational experience geared towards working public health professionals and their need for strategic tools that drive innovation and success. Our curriculum features situational work-based activities and draws on the expertise of industry leaders and the University of Miami’s stellar faculty.

The BEAM leadership certification program is offered by the University of Miami in partnership with the de Beaumont Foundation to equip public health leaders with fundamental business tools. Through BEAM, public health professionals will gain a solid foundation in essential business administration and leadership skills necessary for career growth and professional development.

If you are you a Governmental Public Health Employee you can qualify for the de Beaumont Scholarship.

To apply, you must:

  • Be currently employed in the governmental public health workforce
  • Ensure supervisor agrees to participate in the evaluation
  • Submit a support letter from their supervisor


All public health professionals are encouraged to enroll.
To qualify for the de Beaumont scholarship, applicants must be employed in a governmental public health department or agency and submit a letter indicating supervisor support on company letterhead. Supervisors are required to participate in a post survey.


Complete the Online BEAM Certificate Program Application.
Within 3 weeks of submitting your application, accepted students will receive an email containing information on how to access course and program materials.