Certificate programs are an excellent option for students yearning to further their education in order to get the career that they want. These programs are shorter than degree programs, and they tend to focus on one aspect of a discipline. After earning a certificate, most students elect to go directly into the work force. What is a certificate in health? A certificate in health prepares students… Read more

Certificate programs are an excellent option for students yearning to further their education in order to get the career that they want. These programs are shorter than degree programs, and they tend to focus on one aspect of a discipline. After earning a certificate, most students elect to go directly into the work force.

What is a certificate in health? A certificate in health prepares students for a career in the health sciences field. Students are typically expected to take a wealth of science courses such as biology, chemistry, nutrition, and anatomy. Courses in psychology and genetics may also be required in more advanced programs. Students are usually instructed using examinations, lectures, and other assignments. At the end of their studies, students should be able to understand basic bodily functions and illnesses.

Earning a certificate in health can provide students with a variety of professional and personal benefits. After finishing a program, the majority of students report earning higher wages and gaining access to more career advancement opportunities.

The cost of acquiring a certificate varies from place to place and from school to school. Program duration and program competitiveness also impact costs. For more in-depth financial information, students should contact their school of choice directly.

There is a multitude of career options available to health students. The majority work in the healthcare field as educators, teaching future generations of nurses, scientists, and researchers. A small minority choose to remain in an academic environment, performing experiments and research in order to advance their understanding of the human body and its processes. Other health scientists work as consultants, helping government agencies and private institutions with public health issues.

If you want to earn a certificate in this field, you may want to consider earning your certificate online. Online programs are a great alternative for students seeking a more nontraditional learning environment with more flexibility. For more information, please search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Division of Graduate Medical Sciences at Boston University School of Medicine
Boston , USA

Clinical research is the fastest growing discipline in the burgeoning medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Keeping pace with the ever-increasing body of knowledge and ... +

Clinical research is the fastest growing discipline in the burgeoning medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Keeping pace with the ever-increasing body of knowledge and new regulatory procedures generated by advances in clinical research is critical to career success. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
September 2020
Online
 
Trinity College Dublin Online Education
Dublin , Ireland

Our postgraduate radiotherapy course online aims to develop knowledge and skills in the advanced radiation therapy management of cancer patients and to enable you to criticall ... +

Our postgraduate radiotherapy course online aims to develop knowledge and skills in the advanced radiation therapy management of cancer patients and to enable you to critically evaluate and participate in research in this area. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
September 2020
30 Jun 2017
Online
 
Saint Xavier University Online
Chicago , USA

Saint Xavier's innovative online Nurse Educator post-master's certificate program provides MSN graduates with the opportunity to work toward becoming a Certified Nurse Educato ... +

Saint Xavier's innovative online Nurse Educator post-master's certificate program provides MSN graduates with the opportunity to work toward becoming a Certified Nurse Educator through experiential learning as well as rigorous classroom practice. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
September 2020
Online
 
American University Online
Washington , USA

American University's online Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management allows you to strategically navigate changes in healthcare organizations and improve care through in ... +

American University's online Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management allows you to strategically navigate changes in healthcare organizations and improve care through informed, analysis-based decision-making. -
Certificate
Part-time
9 months
English
September 2020
Online
 
University of Essex Online
Colchester , United Kingdom + 1 More

The Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health is an advanced qualification designed to equip busy health professionals with a recognized qualification from a top UK university ... +

The Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health is an advanced qualification designed to equip busy health professionals with a recognized qualification from a top UK university while continuing to work at the same time. -
Certificate
Part-time
8 months
English
August 2020
Online
 
Queens University of Charlotte Online
Charlotte , USA

A post master's certificate in Clinical Nurse Leadership is available online. Registered nurses who already have an MSN and meet admission requirements are eligible for the pr ... +

A post master's certificate in Clinical Nurse Leadership is available online. Registered nurses who already have an MSN and meet admission requirements are eligible for the program. -
Certificate
Part-time
2 years
English
August 2020
Online
 
The University of Scranton Online
Scranton , USA

The Executive Certificate in Health Administration offers a strategic tool kit for those seeking to make an immediate impact in healthcare and allied fields. This five-course ... +

The Executive Certificate in Health Administration offers a strategic tool kit for those seeking to make an immediate impact in healthcare and allied fields. This five-course program emphasizes core skills to support a strategic and nimble executive approach to a fast-moving industry. All courses are selected from the full CAHME-accredited Master's in Health Administration and are taught by the same expert faculty and practicing industry experts. -
Certificate
Part-time
10 months
English
September 2020
Online
 
George Mason University Online
Fairfax , USA

Online Master of Science in Health Informatics — CAHIIM-Accredited. Become a future health care leader and bring deep analytics skills and knowledge to public and private heal ... +

Online Master of Science in Health Informatics — CAHIIM-Accredited. Become a future health care leader and bring deep analytics skills and knowledge to public and private health care organizations, think tanks, and research facilities. A graduate certificate is also available. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
September 2020
Online
 
IUBH Fernstudium
Bad Honnef , Germany

Our certificate course Business Administration in Health / Nursing Management (IUBH) enables you to achieve an excellent education and training in just three semesters. Contin ... +

Our certificate course Business Administration in Health / Nursing Management (IUBH) enables you to achieve an excellent education and training in just three semesters. Continuing education at university level. You can specialize in sector-specific elective modules in your chosen field of specialization and become a specialist in the field of health management or nursing management. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
German
October 2020
Online
 
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington , USA

Johns Hopkins' Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Post-Baccalaureate Health Science Intensive is a 12-month, 40-credit program designed for students interested in bolstering the ... +

Johns Hopkins' Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) Post-Baccalaureate Health Science Intensive is a 12-month, 40-credit program designed for students interested in bolstering their academic qualifications and knowledge for medical school. You will graduate with a valuable MS in Biotechnology degree along with the problem-solving, leadership, and AAMC core competencies modern physicians need. You will also receive with one-on-one MCAT preparation and advising that helps you develop an individual strategy for a successful medical school application. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
31 Aug 2020
Campus
 
American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
Houston , USA

The goal of the Chinese Medicine Philosophy is to introduce the concepts and philosophies of traditional Chinese medicine. This online self-improvement course is free.

The goal of the Chinese Medicine Philosophy is to introduce the concepts and philosophies of traditional Chinese medicine. This online self-improvement course is free. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
September 2020
Online
 
James Cook University Online
Australia Online , Australia

James Cook University’s online Graduate Certificate of Nursing will give you the boost you need to achieve your professional goals in today’s fast-paced healthcare system.

James Cook University’s online Graduate Certificate of Nursing will give you the boost you need to achieve your professional goals in today’s fast-paced healthcare system. -
Certificate
Part-time
8 months
English
September 2020
Online
 
Tufts University - School of Engineering
Medford , USA

The certificate in biomedical engineering addresses this need through a highly interdisciplinary course of study that allows students to focus on biomedical instrumentation, b ... +

The certificate in biomedical engineering addresses this need through a highly interdisciplinary course of study that allows students to focus on biomedical instrumentation, biomedical optics, biomaterials/biotechnology and tissue engineering or other related areas of study. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health - Online
USA Online , USA

An 8-course, online certificate (25 credits) preparing students to lead effective tobacco control policy development, implementation and evaluation across the world.

An 8-course, online certificate (25 credits) preparing students to lead effective tobacco control policy development, implementation and evaluation across the world. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
September 2020
Online
 
University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Birmingham , United Kingdom

Suitable for all healthcare professionals with an interest or involvement in delivering training and education, the main aims of this programme are to provide you with an unde ... +

Suitable for all healthcare professionals with an interest or involvement in delivering training and education, the main aims of this programme are to provide you with an understanding of the principles of adult learning and how they can be applied to multidisciplinary healthcare simulation training. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
October 2020
Campus