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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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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
 
George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences Online
Washington, USA

Gain the skills to advance into laboratory leadership positions with the online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Blood Banking for Medical Laboratory Science from the George ... +

Gain the skills to advance into laboratory leadership positions with the online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Blood Banking for Medical Laboratory Science from the George Washington University (GW). This blood banking certificate teaches you the intricacies of testing, analyzing, separating, transporting, and storing blood for a variety of laboratory applications. Complete your certificate ready to sit for the ASCP Board Certification Exam. -
Certificate
Full-time
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
Online
 

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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
 
Utica College Online

Expand your scope of nursing through Utica College's online Certificate of Advanced Studies in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). From the program's core curriculum, the post-ma ... +

Expand your scope of nursing through Utica College's online Certificate of Advanced Studies in Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). From the program's core curriculum, the post-master's FNP certificate will equip you with the necessary skills to seek advancement opportunities in a variety of health care settings. -
Certificate
Part-time
20 months
English
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 Essex Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

This short CertHE Healthcare Management course is the perfect introduction to mixing the challenging world of both health and management.

This short CertHE Healthcare Management course is the perfect introduction to mixing the challenging world of both health and management. -
Certificate
Part-time
16 months
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
 
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
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
Online
 
McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management
Montreal, Canada

We are excited to introduce the Online Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management (GCHM). This is a joint initiative, unique in its genre, between the McGill Faculty of Med ... +

We are excited to introduce the Online Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management (GCHM). This is a joint initiative, unique in its genre, between the McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Desautels Faculty of Management that will be starting in January 2022. This certificate was developed in order to address important gaps in the formal managerial training of healthcare professionals assuming leadership positions. Seasoned professors will teach a curriculum that has been mapped to address the key competencies of the Leader Role in the CANMEDS educational framework of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. -
Certificate
Part-time
9 months
Jan 2022
01 Aug 2021
Online
 
George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences Online
Washington, USA

Gain the skills to make an impact in health care with the online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Chemistry for Medical Laboratory Science from the George Washington ... +

Gain the skills to make an impact in health care with the online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Chemistry for Medical Laboratory Science from the George Washington University (GW). This chemistry certificate prepares you with the expertise to examine DNA and tissues, assess patient health, and develop laboratory procedures to facilitate more precise diagnoses and enhance patient outcomes. You'll complete your certificate ready to sit for the ASCP Board of Certification Exam. -
Certificate
Full-time
English
Online
 
George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences Online
Washington, USA

The online graduate certificate in Clinical and Translational research quickly prepares you for the role of a primary investigator in clinical research on multi-site projects. ... +

The online graduate certificate in Clinical and Translational research quickly prepares you for the role of a primary investigator in clinical research on multi-site projects. The online program consists of 21 credit hours and can be completed where and when it is most convenient to you. Plus, all credits earned can be applied toward the online MSHS in Clinical and Translational Research program. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Online
 
George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences Online
Washington, USA

The George Washington University's (GW) online Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Administration will prepare students to be strategic leaders who drive success for the ... +

The George Washington University's (GW) online Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Administration will prepare students to be strategic leaders who drive success for their health care and research organizations. The 18-credit hour graduate certificate will strengthen students' career prospects while developing management skills for clinical research administration. -
Certificate
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 
George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences Online
Washington, USA

The online graduate certificate in Clinical Research Practice quickly prepares you for evidence-based practice in the role of a Principal or co-investigator (Co-I or Co-PI) in ... +

The online graduate certificate in Clinical Research Practice quickly prepares you for evidence-based practice in the role of a Principal or co-investigator (Co-I or Co-PI) in clinical research. There are six online courses (18 credits) that can be applied toward the Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS) in Clinical and Translational Research. -
Certificate
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Online
 

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