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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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Pre-Medicine Program

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Bradford

Interested in a career in medicine? Think you might want to be a doctor? Well, you will eventually need to earn a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathic medicine degree. But first, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree. You can do that on our campus. [+]

Pre-Medicine Program

Program Designation:

Pre-Professional

Program Contact:

Dr. Mary Mulcahy and Dr. David Merwine Interested in a career in medicine? Think you might want to be a doctor? Well, you will eventually need to earn a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathic medicine degree. But first, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree. You can do that on our campus. While you’re here, you can choose any major. However, most of our students who are in medical school or who are now doctors majored in biology. Once you earn a four-year degree, you can apply to medical school. We have an agreement with the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA, which will allow you to enter their medical school after just three years of undergraduate coursework, enabling you to become a doctor in even less time. In each case, these agreements mean that if you meet certain requirements, you will automatically be admitted to one of their doctoral programs. What you can do with a degree in Pre-Medicine.... [-]


Online Course: Clinical Epidemiology

Elevate Health
Online Part time 3 weeks March 2018 Netherlands Netherlands Online

This course focuses on the principles and practice of clinical epidemiology and elaborates on examples from relevant literature. The aim is to provide you with the knowledge to evaluate and assess applied clinical research and data analyses and give you sufficient scientific and methodological background information to actively participate in clinical studies.

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Clinical Epidemiology

This course focuses on the principles and practice of clinical epidemiology and elaborates on examples from relevant literature. The aim is to provide you with the knowledge to evaluate and assess applied clinical research and data analyses and give you sufficient scientific and methodological background information to actively participate in clinical studies. During the course, you will focus on questions of diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and etiology. Several research options are available to help you address these questions, including intervention trials and case-control studies using data obtained in a clinical setting. Clinical Epidemiology is one of the online medical courses of the MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online; the online MSc program in Epidemiology offered by Utrecht University, University Medical Center Utrecht, MSc Epidemiology and Elevate Health.... [-]


Clinical Research as an Alternative to a Bachelor’s in Nursing

Clinical Research Fastrack
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 month November 2018 USA Scottsdale

Clinical Research Fastrack offers a 1-month program that provides individuals who are interested in nursing, medicine, and health sciences the necessary tools, experience, and connections to work in the thriving clinical research industry.

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Clinical Research Fastrack offers a 1-month program that provides individuals who are interested in nursing, medicine, and health sciences the necessary tools, experience, and connections to work in the thriving clinical research industry.

Clinical Research is a segment of healthcare that involves running clinical trials on drugs, medical devices, and other therapies to determine their safety and effectiveness. This field involves many skills gained from nursing experience can be transferred. Many nurses, including graduates of our Clinical Research Fastrack Program, pursue careers in clinical research to earn more and to work in a rewarding healthcare career without the high burnout rate that exists for nurses.... [-]


Master of Science in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling - online

Thomas University
Online Part time September 2018 USA Thomasville

The mission of the graduate program in Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling is to create a dynamic learning environment that advances the intellectual and personal development goals of our students to work as professionals in the field of rehabilitation counseling. This includes preparing each student to pass the national Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) exam as well as be academically prepared to become Licensed Associate Professional Counselors. [+]

The mission of the graduate program in Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling is to create a dynamic learning environment that advances the intellectual and personal development goals of our students to work as professionals in the field of rehabilitation counseling. This includes preparing each student to pass the national Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) exam as well as be academically prepared to become Licensed Associate Professional Counselors. Students with a 3.5 GPA may participate in the Chi Sigma Iota Society. The Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling program accomplishes this mission through the following objectives:

Faculty will provide rigorous and intellectually challenging studies that require creativity, discipline, and personal responsibility. Students will learn diversity, respect, community involvement, and cultural experiences through 63 hours of coursework. Students will learn through classroom, practicum, internship, and community service experiences, addressing professional issues and community needs and the needs of persons with disabilities consistent with the program's mission. The Division will provide students with the Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE) required classes, using CORE standards. The students will be eligible to sit for the CRC exam after successfully completing 75% of the masters in Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling program. ... [-]

Physiotherapy Foundation Programme

ONCAMPUS
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge

There are five academic pathways to choose from and you will study the pathway most suited to your chosen progression degree. Academic skills relevant to the specific subject area will be taught to fully prepare you for university study. The pathways are: Business, Economics, Finance and Management, Engineering and Sciences, Humanities, Law and Social Sciences, Life Sciences and Art and Design. [+]

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

This one-year (3 term) programme offers successful students guaranteed progression* to Coventry University. You will study your Foundation programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the Coventry University campus.

This programme gives guaranteed progression* to Year 1 of a wide range of undergraduate degrees or the International Year One in Business & Management.

Who is this programme designed for?

This programme is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at Coventry University. If you successfully complete the IFP you are guaranteed placement on a suitable programme of undergraduate study at Coventry University. The IFP is set at level 3, which is equivalent to A-level standard in the UK.... [-]


Computerized Medical Office Management

OPMI Business School
Campus Full time 900 hours September 2018 USA Lower East Side

This program is designed to prepare students to become familiar with clinical assistant functions, and administrative and clerical skills related to the primary role of providing supportive health care services in a medical office or clinic. [+]

Program Overview

This program is designed to prepare students to become familiar with clinical assistant functions, and administrative and clerical skills related to the primary role of providing supportive health care services in a medical office or clinic. The learning will be based on today’s trend of healthcare and the students will learn to master current technology and resources to manage a medical office. The students will also engage in studies for career preparation such as communication skills, human relations, professionalism, problem-solving, and employment strategies. After completion of in-class studies, students will undertake internship where they will be placed in a medical office for real-life application of skills and training. ... [-]


Natural Health Certificate

Pacific Rim College
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Canada Victoria + 1 more

The Natural Health Program is a 2-year (4-semester) program that provides students with an overview of many natural health disciplines. The NHP can be taken as an independent certificate [+]

Natural Health Certificate

The Natural Health Program is a 2-year (4-semester) program that provides students with an overview of many natural health disciplines. The NHP can be taken as an independent certificate program or can be an entry program into another school or program at PRC. Students must successfully complete each of the following courses in order to graduate. Elective requirements may be satisfied by successful completion of any curriculum course offered in the School of Phytotherapy, School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and School of Holistic Nutrition. Certain Continuing Education courses may also count as elective credits.

Both part-time and full-time study options are available to students.... [-]


Course In Industrial Quality In The Pharmaceutical Sector

CESIF
Online Part time 6 months April 2018 Spain Spain Online

Aimed at graduates or graduates in pharmacy, chemical, biological, veterinary and other university diploma related to the pharmaceutical sector. It is aimed at recent graduates or practicing professionals in the sector that require a degree of specialization as a professional development tool. [+]

A WHO SHOULD

Aimed at graduates or graduates in pharmacy, chemical, biological, veterinary and other university diploma related to the pharmaceutical sector.

It is aimed at recent graduates or practicing professionals in the sector that require a degree of specialization as a professional development tool.

OBJECTIVES

The primary objective of CESIF is the training of professionals with a high level of expertise in various technical and managerial positions offered by companies, complementing the teaching areas with a comprehensive and personalized preparation for the search.

DURATION

750 hours. 45 virtual classrooms, virtual tutorials 5 hours, 450 hours of personal work and 250 hours for the manufacture of the final project. ... [-]


Course in Obesity Behavioral Aspects

The College of Contemporary Health
Online Part time 12 weeks April 2018 United Kingdom London

In this module you will learn to connect psychological risks, eating disorders and family influence to behaviour patterns in obesity. You will consider the role of stress, as well as neurobiology and addiction. Most importantly, your understanding will be linked to new skills. You will not just understand how these factors are connected to obesity, but how they effect each individual patient... [+]

Online Distance Learning In this module you will learn to connect psychological risks, eating disorders and family influence to behaviour patterns in obesity. You will consider the role of stress, as well as neurobiology and addiction. Most importantly, your understanding will be linked to new skills. You will not just understand how these factors are connected to obesity, but how they effect each individual patient.

This module is validated by London South Bank University.

Module Aims

The module aims to:

Provide a critical understanding of the concepts and controversies in regard to the impact of psychological and emotional issues on eating behaviours in obese people. Debate issues surrounding the need for consideration of psychological aspects in dealing with the obesity problem. Appraise the need for compassionate communication and Motivational Interviewing in eliciting behaviour change Module Content ... [-]

Accelerated Massage Therapy Program

Canadian College Of Massage & Hydrotherapy
Campus Full time 16 months April 2018 Canada Toronto Cambridge Halifax + 2 more

If you are a prospective student looking for a more expedient schedule and wish to take our MT Diploma Program in a more abbreviated time frame this option could be for you. The accelerated program offers the same high quality curriculum and exceptional instruction in a shorter timeframe without the breaks offered in the 21-month program.

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If you are a prospective student looking for a more expedient schedule and wish to take our MT Diploma Program in a more abbreviated time frame this option could be for you. The accelerated program offers the same high-quality curriculum and exceptional instruction in a shorter timeframe without the breaks offered in the 21-month program.

Semester Overview

Semester 1

At the start of our 2218-hour competency-based program, students are introduced to musculoskeletal anatomy, including palpation and kinesiology, which forms the core expertise base for massage therapists. In addition, students begin their journey of learning the massage and assessment skills required to start clinical practice. Finally, the subjects of ethics, professionalism, and communication within the therapeutic relationship, support them in understanding and fulfilling their role as a healthcare professional.... [-]


Course Of Expert In The Direction Of Fitness-wellness Programs

Campus SEAS
Online Full time 900 hours September 2018 Spain Zaragoza

The growing social demand for sports, to improve the quality of life of people, has forced Sports Centers and institutions to increase the supply of activities related to fitness and health. Faced with this concern, numerous activities have arisen that have this purpose, and that are framed within the Fitness Wellness. [+]

The growing social demand for sports, to improve the quality of life of people, has forced Sports Centers and institutions to increase the supply of activities related to fitness and health.

Faced with this concern, numerous activities have arisen that have this purpose, and that are framed within the Fitness Wellness.

Its Planning, Programming and Implementation are the reason for the course.

The great work and commercial possibilities presented by these types of sports activities, in the different public and private centers, open a totally new job market. Without a doubt, the future of the programs focuses on the field of physical fitness and health, presented in different facilities: room, classes, directed, swimming pool, etc. Therefore, you will need a specialist in Fitness Wellness programs.... [-]


Health Science (Medicine) - International Foundation Year

DIFC Ireland
Campus Full time 7 - 9 months September 2018 Ireland Dublin United Kingdom London + 2 more

The perfect preparation course for international students hoping to attend the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland or other to Medical Universities in the UK or mainland Europe. [+]

The perfect preparation course for international students hoping to attend the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland or other to Medical Universities in the UK or mainland Europe.

The DIFC Medicine Foundation pathway offers the best preparation for international students to help them to achieve a placement in International Medicine degree programmes.

DIFC has partnerships with top Medical Universities, including Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI), St George’s University London (SGUL), the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), as well as Debrecen University in Hungary, Charles University in the Czech Republic, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences and European University Cyprus.... [-]


Pre-Occupational Therapy

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA Boston

Preprofessional studies in the College of Applied Health Sciences are designed for students who intend to pursue their undergraduate or graduate education in professional programs of our College. Preprofessional students typically are Kinesiology majors. Advisors for students in pre-occupational therapy and pre-physical therapy are available in the College Office of Student Affairs and the department offices. Students are also encouraged to participate in the preadmission information sessions which are held monthly within the OT and PT departments. [+]

Preprofessional Studies: Pre-Occupational Therapy

Preprofessional studies in the College of Applied Health Sciences are designed for students who intend to pursue their undergraduate or graduate education in professional programs of our College. Preprofessional students typically are Kinesiology majors. Advisors for students in pre-occupational therapy and pre-physical therapy are available in the College Office of Student Affairs and the department offices. Students are also encouraged to participate in the preadmission information sessions which are held monthly within the OT and PT departments. Completion of the required coursework or attainment of the minimum grade point average does not guarantee admission to a professional program. Pre-OT and pre-PT students must complete all the requirements for a bachelor’s degree, including a major, in addition to the pre-professional studies.... [-]


Course in Thoracic Oncology

Universidade de Caxias do Sul
Campus Full time 2 weeks January 2018 Brazil Caxias do Sul

The course will last 3 hours a day for the specific subjects and 2 hours a day for the Brazilian Portuguese course for foreigners; 5 days a week, from Monday to Friday, for 2 weeks, totaling 10 classes. [+]

The course will last 3 hours a day for the specific subjects and 2 hours a day for the Brazilian Portuguese course for foreigners; 5 days a week, from Monday to Friday, for 2 weeks, totaling 10 classes: 10 in the morning shift, which include the specific course taught in the English language and 10 lessons of Brazilian Portuguese for foreigners, totaling a workload of 100 hours. 2 technical visits to the companies of the region will be included in the project and also a city tour in Caxias do Sul.

Number of vacancies: 30

Tuition Fees: US $ 650.00 (six hundred and fifty US dollars), corresponding to R$ 2.054,00 (Two thousand and fifty-four reais). The conversion made based on the quotation of the sale price of the Dollar published by the Central Bank of Brazil, R$ 3,1689 related to the launch date of the Program 11/08/2017, there will not be changes due to exchange variation.... [-]


Course in Dental Assistant (Dental Assisting)

International Career Institute
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Perhaps more than having a job that pays well, dental assistants can feel good about the fact that they are helping many people achieve better smiles. If you are interested in achieving skills that are desired by many dentist-employers, enrol in ICI’s dental assistant course. Our course will provide all the training you need to be a reliable and qualified dental assistant.

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Perhaps more than having a job that pays well, dental assistants can feel good about the fact that they are helping many people achieve better smiles. If you are interested in achieving skills that are desired by many dentist-employers, enroll in ICI’s dental assistant course. Our course will provide all the training you need to be a reliable and qualified dental assistant.

Course Outline Introduction to the Dental Profession Prevention and Nutrition Oral Health and Preventative Techniques Basic Dental Sciences Anatomy Pre-clinical Dental Skills Microbiology Infection Control Occupations Health and Safety Administration Preparation for Patient Care Dental Charting Pharmacology Emergency Management Clinical Dental Procedures Introduction to the Dental Office and Basic Chairside Assisting Instrument Transfer and Maintaining the Operating Field Basic Chairside Instruments and Tray Systems Anaesthetic and Sedation Dental Radiography Introduction to Dental Radiography and Equipment Produce and Evaluate Dental Radiographs Dental Specialties Restorative and Laboratory Materials and Techniques Restorative Materials and Dental Dam Laboratory Materials and Techniques Dental Practice Management Dental Office Management Employment Skills Career Prospects ... [-]