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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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Accelerated Massage Therapy Program

Canadian College Of Massage & Hydrotherapy
Campus Full time 16 months January 2019 Canada Toronto Cambridge Halifax Regional Municipality + 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.... [-]


Clinical Research as an Alternative to a Master’s in Health Sciences

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

Clinical Research Fastrack offers an intensive four-week boot camp education program that trains professionals interested in the health sciences to work in the booming clinical research industry. Our accelerated program allows professionals to quickly break into the field without spending 1-2 years in a Master’s level program. This program also provides students with introductions and networking opportunities to break into this exclusive niche of the healthcare industry. The Clinical Research Fastrack Program is designed to support individuals to enter this growing industry, job ready, so they can take advantage of the immense number of career opportunities available. Students with a background and interest in the health sciences make great candidates to work in clinical research. [+]

Clinical Research is a thriving segment of healthcare where the demand for trained individuals is high and shortages of qualified clinical research coordinators and associates is pushing up salaries and increasing opportunities in this rewarding field.

Clinical Research Fastrack offers an intensive four-week boot camp education program that trains professionals interested in the health sciences to work in the booming clinical research industry. Our accelerated program allows professionals to quickly break into the field without spending 1-2 years in a Master’s level program. This program also provides students with introductions and networking opportunities to break into this exclusive niche of the healthcare industry. The Clinical Research Fastrack Program is designed to support individuals to enter this growing industry, job ready, so they can take advantage of the immense number of career opportunities available. Students with a background and interest in the health sciences make great candidates to work in clinical research.... [-]


Physiotherapy Foundation Programme

ONCAMPUS
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 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 terms) 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.... [-]


Pre-Medicine Program

University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
Campus Full time September 2019 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.... [-]


Curriculum implantology

Cézanne Dental
Campus Full time Germany Berlin

The principle statement of the consensus conference implantology, the work community of the scientific experts in Germany, underlines the high importance of oral implantology in modern dentistry. [+]

7 modules for your success! In the package or individually bookable!

The principle statement of the consensus conference implantology, the work community of the scientific experts in Germany, underlines the high importance of oral implantology in modern dentistry. The trend is clear: the number of implant treatments in Germany is increasing by 10-15% annually, and in 2012 alone, 1 million Implants inserted in Germany; more and more patients are learning about this method and are calling for appropriate treatment for functional and aesthetic reasons. The increasing awareness of the population takes this trend into account and is still strengthening it.

For you, this development gives you great prospects for your own practice and a long-term increase in sales potential - provided you are well-informed about the subject. With the Curriculum Implantology, we offer you a comprehensive and systematic series of courses in the heart of Berlin at the Cézanne Training Center, which is presented by experienced speakers from practice.... [-]


International Foundation Course in Pharmacy

INTO Manchester in partnership with The University of Manchester
Campus Full time 9 months August 2019 United Kingdom 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 Manchester. [+]

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

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MClinDent in Endodontology

Healthcare Learning
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

Two of the UK’s most respected education and academic organizations have joined forces to provide an innovative, technology-driven MClinDent in Endodontology. [+]

Overview

Healthcare Learning and BPP University have joined forces to deliver an innovative, technology-driven MClinDent in Endodontology. This programme is taught through both online and hands-on residential modules, meaning you don’t have to put your career on hold. Students will also benefit from being able to communicate with a diverse multi-ethnic global community of peers with whom they will also share residential courses in fantastic settings.

The programme is delivered through Healthcare Learning’s secure online e-learning system which guides students towards their goals through a detailed activity timeline.

Graduates will gain an academic qualification from BPP University, combining academic excellence with the real-life focus of a professional environment so that graduates are fully prepared for a flourishing career.... [-]


International Year One in Public Health

The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Campus Full time 1 - 3 semesters January 2019 USA 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 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. [+]

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 ... [-]

Berkeley International Study Program (Health and Society Track)

University of California, Berkeley
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2019 USA 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. The Berkeley International Study Program (BISP) is now taking student nominations from select universities in Norway to attend UC Berkeley for one or two semesters starting in Fall 2018 and Spring 2019. [+]

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.... [-]


Ultrasound Technology Course

ATI College
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 27 months November 2018 USA Norwalk Los Angeles + 2 more

The goals for ultrasound technician program are to train students to become professional sonographer in medical field, to reach to develop interpersonal skill in interact with patient and medical administrative, to train utilizing sound waves to producing picture of human body while in examination procedure, to assist to improve ability to practice proper patient care, to make sure students have the ability to procedure high-quality image with optimum info to diagnosis process, and to provide understanding, medical ability, problem solving skill to work in sonography occupation. [+]

The goals for ultrasound technician program are to train students to become professional sonographer in medical field, to reach to develop interpersonal skill in interact with patient and medical administrative, to train utilizing sound waves to producing picture of human body while in examination procedure, to assist to improve ability to practice proper patient care, to make sure students have the ability to procedure high-quality image with optimum info to diagnosis process, and to provide understanding, medical ability, problem solving skill to work in sonography occupation.

What Does an Ultrasound Technician Do?

Graduates of this program may assume a responsible position as a member of the health team in a hospital, imaging center, doctor’s office or clinic. Position may also be available in private practice, industry, or government. Duties may include performing ultrasound scans of the upper abdomen, pelvic area, microscopic/scopic, anatomy of veins and arteries, or superficial structures.... [-]


International Foundation in Pharmacy, Health and Life Sciences

University of East Anglia
Campus Full time 9 - 12 months October 2018 United Kingdom Norwich

The International Foundation in Pharmacy, Health and Life Sciences programme combines academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you for entry into the first year of a science-related degree.

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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? ... [-]

Computerized Medical Office Management

OPMI Business School
Campus Full time 900 hours September 2019 USA New York

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. ... [-]


Intensive Health Scholar - Summer Course

COPE Health Scholars
Campus Full time 8 weeks Open Enrollment USA Los Angeles

The Intensive Health Scholar program is perfect for individuals looking to gain firsthand experience in a clinical setting, along with healthcare management interactions and experiences [+]

Intensive Health Scholar

The Intensive Health Scholar program is perfect for individuals looking to gain firsthand experience in a clinical setting, along with healthcare management interactions and experiences, in an intensive format across eight (8) weeks during the summer. Students participate in skill-based workshops, such as suturing and attend a seminar taught by UCLA faculty. Upon graduation, scholars will receive a completion certificate from UCLA’s Executive Programs in Health Policy & Management.

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Graduate Pathway in Health Informatics

George Mason University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2019 USA Fairfax

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Health Informatics, 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'. [+]

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Health Informatics, 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:

34-39 credit hour program 6 credit hours apply from Pathway 28-33 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:... [-]


Pre-Occupational Therapy

International Accelerator
Campus Full time Part time September 2019 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.... [-]