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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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Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford, USA

The Certificate in Occupational Therapy is open to individuals with a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in occupational therapy and offers two concentrations: Advanced ... +

The Certificate in Occupational Therapy is open to individuals with a bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in occupational therapy and offers two concentrations: Advanced Professional Study and Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation. The concentration in Advanced Professional Study is of special interest to occupational therapists interested in expanding their careers, fieldwork educators, administrators, clinical specialists and supervisors, and seasoned professionals eager to strengthen their expertise.The concentration in Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation is intended for practicing occupational therapists who would like to use coursework to gain knowledge in the occupational therapy specialty of hand and upper extremity therapy. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
01 Aug 2020
Campus
Online
Tufts University - School of Engineering
Medford, USA

In this certificate program, students will develop knowledge and skills to meet the increasing demand for trained professionals in the field of human factors engineering, who ... +

In this certificate program, students will develop knowledge and skills to meet the increasing demand for trained professionals in the field of human factors engineering, who work on the design and evaluation of health and medical systems and technology. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Campus
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
Online
George Mason University Online
Fairfax, USA

The online graduate certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder is offered by George Mason University, providing advanced study for teachers, school leaders and others looking to ... +

The online graduate certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder is offered by George Mason University, providing advanced study for teachers, school leaders and others looking to further their own education. -
Certificate
Part-time
12 months
English
Online
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
Sep 2020
Online
Johns Hopkins University, Advanced Academic Programs
Washington, USA

The Johns Hopkins Post Master's Graduate Certificate in Sequence Analysis and Genomics was designed for scientists who already have an extensive grounding in biochemistry, mol ... +

The Johns Hopkins Post Master's Graduate Certificate in Sequence Analysis and Genomics was designed for scientists who already have an extensive grounding in biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology and but need the bioinformatics skills to design experiments and analyze data. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Online
University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Birmingham, United Kingdom

This programme is designed to provide healthcare educators and other healthcare professional trainers with the knowledge and skills to design, develop and facilitate effective ... +

This programme is designed to provide healthcare educators and other healthcare professional trainers with the knowledge and skills to design, develop and facilitate effective simulation training and education. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Oct 2020
Campus
Trinity College Dublin Online Education
Dublin, Ireland

The aim of the Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia is to facilitate students to develop a comprehensive academic and evidence-based approach to their practice, to critically ... +

The aim of the Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia is to facilitate students to develop a comprehensive academic and evidence-based approach to their practice, to critically explore and critique dementia care service provision. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Online
University of Malta
Valletta, Malta

The purpose of this Certificate programme is to address the gaps between the undergraduate training of nurses qualified in non-EU/EEA countries and the requirements for nurse ... +

The purpose of this Certificate programme is to address the gaps between the undergraduate training of nurses qualified in non-EU/EEA countries and the requirements for nurse training stipulated by EU regulations. The topics covered throughout the programme span across multiple facets of nursing care delivery. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
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
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
Sep 2020
Online
University of St Andrews
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

The Postgraduate Certificate in The Psychology of Dementia Care focuses on the practical application of psychological theory in dementia care and is intended for professional ... +

The Postgraduate Certificate in The Psychology of Dementia Care focuses on the practical application of psychological theory in dementia care and is intended for professional care staff and management who provide services to people with dementia. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
14 Sep 2020
Online
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Canada

The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Study of Addiction (ACSA) offers students an opportunity for in-depth study of addictive processes and disorders. This program of ... +

The Graduate Certificate in Advanced Clinical Study of Addiction (ACSA) offers students an opportunity for in-depth study of addictive processes and disorders. This program offers the study of the latest research in addiction and is appropriate for a diverse range of individuals in health and social services, program developers, policymakers, or researchers. -
Certificate
Part-time
12 months
English
Sep 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 - 15 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
Saint Joseph's University Online
Philadelphia, USA

The post-baccalaureate Autism Studies Certificate provides specialized training in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with ASD. Courses introduce autism t ... +

The post-baccalaureate Autism Studies Certificate provides specialized training in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals with ASD. Courses introduce autism theories, techniques, treatment, and therapies, and incorporate field experience. This course sequence meets the coursework and field experience requirement for taking the BCaBA examination as outlined by the BACB. -
Certificate
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Online

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