Academic Programs : Business Skills in Public Health Certificate Program / BEAM

Certificate Overview

The Building Expertise in Administration and Management (BEAM) certificate program is offered by the University of Miami in partnership with the de Beaumont Foundation to develop public health leaders. Through BEAM, public health professionals will gain a solid foundation in essential business administration skills that are necessary for career growth and professional development.
BEAM is an interactive 20-hour, non-credit bearing, online certificate program geared towards working professionals and their need for strategic tools that drive innovation and success. Our curriculum draws on the expertise of industry leaders and the University of Miami’s stellar faculty, and features situational work-based activities.

BEAM Certificate Fee: $1,500* *Scholarships up to $1,000 are available


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.