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Students enrolled at universities around the globe often take courses.  An academic course lasts one full term, and it usually focuses on a specific subject. The course helps students gain the credits necessary for graduation and prepare for future work opportunities.

What is a course in health? This class provides students with knowledge about the field of health. There are a variety of health courses available. Some focus on public health while others are more scientific in nature. There are also health courses available for students who are interested in pursuing careers in the healthcare industry.  Many degrees require students to learn about this subject, and some universities offer distance-learning options to accommodate the needs of students who are working and attending school.

A course in health will help you gain credits towards graduation and equip you with useful knowledge for the workplace. The courses available may differ by school, and the subject matter is often useful in real life settings. Many students are able to qualify for higher paying jobs when they finish school.

The cost of a course varies with each school. There are universities around the country that offer classes on health, and they each have their own fees for tuition.  If you want more details about the specific costs, it is best to contact the university.

Once students complete this course, they usually continue their education in order to qualify for a degree. With the right degree, there are often jobs available in the healthcare field.  Some people work as nurses while others find jobs in administration. It is also common for people with a health background to work in government or research.

 

To learn more about the different courses available, it is best to look online. 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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Care Hope College

The program is designed to prepare students to become a Patient Care Technician (PCT) in the state of Florida. Upon completion of the nursing assistant program, students ... [+]

Program Objective:

The program is designed to prepare students to become a Patient Care Technician (PCT) in the state of Florida. Upon completion of the nursing assistant program, students are eligible to make application to the Florida State Board of Nursing to take the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) examination. A Patient Care Technician must become a CNA to practice as a PCT.

Graduates are eligible to take the Certified Patient Care Technician exam through NCCT (not a state requirement).

Program Description:

The program is designed to prepare students for employment as entry-level advanced cross-trained Patient Care Technicians. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills expanding the traditional role of the nursing assistant for acute and long term care settings. The program is comprised of a sequence of instruction that includes a health science core and six occupational completion points.... [-]

USA Boynton Beach
Open Enrollment
Full-time
4 - 8 months
Campus
INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester

Prepare for your pharmacy degree at The University of Manchester with the International Foundation course at INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manches ... [+]

The University of Manchester was the first UK university to offer a pharmacy degree and is now ranked 6th in the UK for Pharmacy and Pharmacology (The Times and the Sunday Times Good University Guide).

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? A guaranteed conditional route to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at The University of Manchester (subject to passing an interview and online test and meeting the conditions of the offer set). A quality-assured, NCUK accredited programme recognized by The University of Manchester. Access to a range of university facilities, including a world-class library, sport and social facilities.

Course options available

There are two options available for this course:... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
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Full-time
9 months
Campus
Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

The academic part of our program is designed to educate participants in the highly important fields of innovation and regulation in pharma and MedTech. Because of its int ... [+]

Welcome to the International Summer University Giessen Spend your summer in the Heart of Europe

The Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Economics and Business Studies and the Faculty of Medicine of Justus-Liebig-University Giessen are looking forward to host students from all over the world for the 15th International Summer University in Giessen, Germany on Innovation and Regulation in Pharma and MedTech.

The program combines high-quality teaching with a wide range of cultural and social activities.

During the four weeks in Giessen, students will study an interdisciplinary program in a familiar atmosphere and meet excellent lecturers and practitioners from all over the world. Besides, they will attend a German language course offered at different levels.... [-]

Germany Giessen
July 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
University of East Anglia

The International Foundation in Pharmacy, Health and Life Sciences programme combines academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you ... [+]

Conduct experiments and practical sessions in our very own, fully equipped laboratories, providing the perfect preparation for a science or health sciences university degree.

Why apply for the International Foundation programme? A guaranteed route to Year 1 of an undergraduate degree at UEA (subject to meeting the specified entry requirements). You are a student of the University from day one, on a quality-assured, UEA-validated programme.

Course options available

International Foundation (3 terms) - this is the standard option, suitable for most students. Extended International Foundation (4 terms) - this option incorporates an additional term of intensive English language tuition at the beginning of the course, and English language entry requirements are lower. Where will this programme take me? ... [-]
United Kingdom Norwich
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Full-time
9 - 12 months
Campus
University of California, Berkeley

Students studying health will be excited to learn that there is a new study abroad opportunity at the world-famous University of California, Berkeley, near San Francisco. ... [+]

You Can Study Health at UC Berkeley for One or Two Semesters

Students studying health will be excited to learn that there is a new study abroad opportunity at the world-famous University of California, Berkeley, near San Francisco. The Berkeley International Study Program (BISP) is now offering students the opportunity to attend UC Berkeley for one or two semesters starting in Spring 2019 and beyond.

The BISP Track in Health and Society offers a wide selection of courses that are relevant to those studying in fields such as health care, health management, health economics, sports medicine, health education, and public health.

It may even be useful for students who intend to practice medicine, including nursing, although normal coursework in the sciences is not part of the curriculum.... [-]

USA Berkeley
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

International Year One in Public Health will prepare you to enter next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfu ... [+]

International Year One in Public Health will prepare you to enter next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

120 credit hour program 32 credit hours apply from Pathway 88 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

120 credit hour program 16 credit hours apply from Pathway 104 credit hours remaining toward a degree Course features Begin earning credits toward your degree even if you don’t meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry. Receive additional support to move you successfully through your first year at a US university. Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students. Smaller class sizes allow you to spend more time with your teachers. Develop the knowledge and skills for your degree through your chosen pathway. Key course facts Course length: 1-3 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May Fees: From $14,030 Class hours: 9-13 hours per week Class size: 14 Award: This program leads to the bachelor's degree in Public Health at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester 3-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Birmingham
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
The College, Swansea University

This is an advanced initial degree in Osteopathy. Students successfully completing it will gain a Master’s level qualification which will give the skills and competencies ... [+]

This is an advanced initial degree in Osteopathy. Students successfully completing it will gain a Master’s level qualification which will:

Give the skills and competencies necessary to become a registered osteopath. Develop self-confidence and apply knowledge for practice within a safe environment. Promote evidence-based practice, personal and professional development.

Key Features

The College, Swansea University provides teaching in smaller groups, with a personalised and supportive educational philosophy that encourages students to reach their maximum academic potential. All courses are available with a choice of start dates and durations, depending on your qualifications and English Language proficiency.... [-]

United Kingdom Swansea
September 2019
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
George Mason University

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Health Systems Management, are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon su ... [+]

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Health Systems Management, are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon submission of additional required application materials.

Upon successful completion of an INTO Mason Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your second semester of graduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason Pathway program to a university degree program is called 'progression'.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

46-47 credit hour program 6 credit hours apply from Pathway 40-41 credit hours remaining toward a degree ... [-]
USA Fairfax
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology

The separate courses includes lectures, seminars, and practical laboratory work. Immunology covers the organization and development of the immune system, its activation u ... [+]

Infection, Neurobiology, and Genetics

The separate courses include lectures, seminars, and practical laboratory work.

Immunology covers the organization and development of the immune system, its activation upon stimulation, the various effector mechanisms involved in the innate and adaptive immune responses (cellular and humoral immunity), immunological memory, tolerance mechanisms, transplantation immunology, autoimmunity, hypersensitivity, immune deficiencies, and the defense mechanisms against different pathogens.

The Bacterial Physiology and Pathogenesis course will highlight the intriguing world of bacteria. It will give insight into the bacterial diversity and some of their distinctive habitats. It will illustrate in molecular detail the regulatory mechanisms of microbial adaptation to these varied environments. It will discuss the role of horizontal gene transfer in bacterial evolution and the acquisition of new coding potential, such as antibiotic resistance. The course will present the current state of knowledge regarding pathogenic mechanisms and the major disease-causing bacteria that use them. This will include an explanation at the molecular level of various pathogenic strategies such as motility, biofilms, quorum sensing, secretion systems, toxins, adhesion factors and immune evasion mechanisms. In the face of widespread antibiotic resistance among leading bacterial pathogens, new anti-bacterial treatment and prevention options will also be addressed. The Neurobiology course gives the student extended knowledge about how the nervous system is organized, and how it functions in order to change physiological state of neuronal circuits which underlies the generation of behavior. Thus, the nervous system is explored at molecular, cellular, systems and behavioral levels. The Genetics course aims to provide knowledge... [-]

Sweden Umeå Skellefteå
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Full-time
19 weeks
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

This course for experienced practitioners provides participants with the best and latest knowledge, techniques, and monitoring tools ... [+]

Tracking skills

This course is aimed at senior managers who are fully engaged in the planning, management, and evaluation of health sector reforms in developing countries. These senior managers may be employees in the Ministries of Health, they may work in embassies, international organizations, or non-governmental organizations that cooperate with the Ministries of Health on current health sector reforms.

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The new millennium has seen an increase in development aid for health. At the same time, the results, impact, and effectiveness of development assistance have become increasingly important. Ongoing health reforms include new forms of planning and implementation, innovations in terms of cooperation and partnerships. Do the reforms fulfill their objectives? What factors contribute to success, or failure, in a specific context?... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
August 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
IAS College

ICPF Med is a one-year course offered by IAS and University of Allensbach, with the objective of preparing qualified foreign medical doctors for Higher Studies in Germany ... [+]

About ICPF- MED

ICPF Med for Medical Doctors from Abroad

ICPF Med is a one-year course offered by IAS and University of Allensbach, with the objective of preparing qualified foreign medical doctors for Higher Studies in Germany. Upon successful completion of this course, which includes German Language Training with a focus on medical terminology, hospital observerships, industry visits and much more, students can pursue their Masters in the healthcare sector.

ICPF Med provides credit points for the program (ECTS) which could be used in further studies.

The Medical Module of ICPF Med includes:

Basic vocabulary The German health system The anamnesis Physical examination The psychiatric exploration The patient presentation Apparative diagnostics Conversation among Medical Doctors/Doctor-Patient Intercultural communication Hold a lecture Written documentation (Case Sheet writing) Admission Requirements ... [-]
Germany Lübeck
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Exeter International Summer School

This programme is designed for students between the ages of 15 and 18 who are interested in a future career in any healthcare related role, from Doctor to Scientist. The ... [+]

Pre University Summer School – Medicine and Healthcare- July 2019

This programme is designed for students between the ages of 15 and 18 who are interested in a future career in any healthcare related role, from Doctor to Scientist.

The four areas that the course intends to address include the following:

Provide insight into careers in Healthcare both in the UK and internationally. Explore different areas of study concerned with the provision of Healthcare. Learn about the basics underpinning Medicine and healthcare and the challenges to modern day healthcare. Preparation for life as a student at highly rated Russel Group University and elsewhere.

The course is an opportunity for high school students and equivalents around the world to get together and learn about their potential futures, giving everyone a real insight into what it takes to work in Healthcare in today’s times and what they should expect in their future studies.... [-]

United Kingdom Exeter
July 2019
Full-time
14 days
Campus
Charles University The Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies

Preparatory courses for the study of Medicine and Science take place in our centre in Mariánské Lázně. Students will study the Czech language intensively, before bringing ... [+]

Preparatory courses for the study of Medicine and Science take place in our centre in Mariánské Lázně. Students will study the Czech language intensively, before bringing in the specialist subject knowledge which will be required for the university entrance exams - Biology, Physics and Chemistry.

Our courses are designed for candidates interested in the following subjects:

General Medicine Dentistry Veterinary Medicine Pharmacy Specialisations in Healthcare Geology Chemistry Biology Marianske Lazne Centre

Apart from Czech language, students also learn biology, chemistry and physics and, if necessary, mathematics, Latin and an introduction to Logic, according to the requirements of individual faculties and fields of study.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
North Iowa Area Community College

The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) course expands on the knowledge and skills of an EMT. ... [+]

The Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) course expands on the knowledge and skills of an EMT. This 113-hour course consists of didactic and hands-on skill sessions. The course includes in-depth discussion and application of skills based on anatomy and physiology, disease processes, intravenous therapy, and pharmacology. Advanced-level skills such as IV therapy and medication administration will be incorporated into the course. An additional 52 hours of hospital-based clinical and 48 hours of ambulance ride time are required. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be eligible to test for AEMT certification. Entrance Requirements for Advanced EMT:

Must be at least 17 years of age at the time of enrollment. Must be able to speak, write, and read English proficiently. Must be physically and emotionally capable of performing all functions and skills of an AEMT, and possess maturity of judgment and sound moral character. Must provide documentation of current certification in American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers. Must provide current State of Iowa EMT certification. A physical examination, immunization record, and completed background check are required prior to beginning the hospital clinical rotations or ambulance ride time portions of the course. ... [-]
USA Mason City
September 2019
Full-time
113 hours
Campus
UniLaSalle

In this course, students will better understand the complex relationships between food chain, dietary habits, and human health as a consumer and public health issue. Cour ... [+]

Spring semester in Nutritional Sciences Objectives

Students will better understand the complex relationships between food chain, dietary habits, and human health as a consumer and public health issue. Coursework includes human physiology, nutrition, nutrigenomics and epidemiology with emphasis on European or Mediterranean nutrition and health.

Tuition Erasmus+ students (from an Erasmus+ partner university): tuition waived Exchange students (from a partner university/with a cooperation agreement): tuition waived Other students: €3500+ €50 (non-refundable application fees) (field trip and campus fee are included in the program charges) Fees (2015 - 2016) Residence hall: €483/month for a single room, €260/month for a shared room Campus Fee: €100/year (Erasmus+ and Exchange students) Room insurance: €39/year 3-day-Field trip in May: €250 (Erasmus+ and Exchange students) Health insurance (compulsory for non-European students): ≈ €215/year Catering: ≈ €3,20/meal (breakfast is free) Transportation/bus: €8/month (monthly pass) Equipment to bring: lab coat, laptop, plug adaptor Admission requirements ... [-]
France Beauvais Mont-Saint-Aignan Paris
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Full-time
5 months
Campus