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 heal… Read more

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
Boynton Beach , USA

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 e ... +

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. -
Courses
Full-time
4 months
English
September 2020
Campus
 
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley , USA

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 ... +

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 providing opportunities for students to attend UC Berkeley for one or two semesters to take a variety of courses relevant to working in the health field for careers in Public Health, Health Management, Health Economics, Health Education, and Social Work to name a few. . -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Unitelma Sapienza
Rome , Italy + 10 More

In this course doctors and nurses gain comprehensive knowledge of diseases of preterm and term infants including the underlying physiology and management. They also gain clini ... +

In this course doctors and nurses gain comprehensive knowledge of diseases of preterm and term infants including the underlying physiology and management. They also gain clinical competency in acute resuscitation and all procedures required in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
English
October 2020
Online
 
Instituto Europeo de Salud y Bienestar Social
Madrid , Spain

Thanks to the Body Damage Assessment Expert, you will be able to acquire the necessary skills to establish the protocols and methods for assessing body damage; Develop the exp ... +

Thanks to the Body Damage Assessment Expert, you will be able to acquire the necessary skills to establish the protocols and methods for assessing body damage; Develop the expert technique in the different pathologies of the assessment of bodily damage. This Program is intended for those people interested in becoming Experts of the assessment of the damage thanks to the elaboration of opinions with expert scientific and technical foundation. -
Courses
Full-time
12 months
Spanish
September 2020
Online
 
American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine
Houston , USA

Participants will rotate and observe acupuncture treatments at the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine research clinic. Clinical rotations will include obs ... +

Participants will rotate and observe acupuncture treatments at the American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine research clinic. Clinical rotations will include observation of patient interaction, patient treatments, herbal prescriptions, and office management. -
Courses
Full-time
14 days
English
August 2020
Campus
 
Gateway College
Vancouver , Canada

This program is designed to train learners to become Health Care Professionals. Our dedicated and experienced instructors will provide quality education with hands-on training ... +

This program is designed to train learners to become Health Care Professionals. Our dedicated and experienced instructors will provide quality education with hands-on training to prepare students for the real world. Students will practice their techniques in labs equipped with articulated mannequins, hospital beds, medical gear, and fixtures. -
Courses
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
24 weeks
English
September 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Amsterdam , Netherlands

This course provides knowledge and skills that healthcare managers, policymakers, and planners need for human resource planning and management. It discusses policies, strategi ... +

This course provides knowledge and skills that healthcare managers, policymakers, and planners need for human resource planning and management. It discusses policies, strategies, and practices at a national and workplace level to address health workforce issues. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
17 Feb 2020
25 Dec 2019
Campus
 
University of Exeter International Summer School
Exeter , United Kingdom

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 ... +

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 providing insight into careers in Healthcare both in the UK and internationally; exploring different areas of study concerned with the provision of Healthcare; learning 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. -
Courses
Full-time
14 days
English
July 2020
Campus
 
North Iowa Area Community College
Mason City , USA

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. -
Courses
Full-time
113 hours
English
September 2020
Campus
 
UniLaSalle
Beauvais , France + 3 More

The Spring semester in Nutritional Science is about understanding the complex relationships between food, eating habits and health of man, as a public Health Issue. The curric ... +

The Spring semester in Nutritional Science is about understanding the complex relationships between food, eating habits and health of man, as a public Health Issue. The curriculum includes human physiology courses, nutrition, nutrigenomics and nutraceuticals with a focus on nutrition and the European and Mediterranean health. -
Courses
Full-time
5 months
English
January 2020
Campus
 
International Open Academy
London , United Kingdom

People have been treating diseases, mental and physical, with herbs for thousands of years. Each village used to have its own Master Herbalist, a specialist who would treat th ... +

People have been treating diseases, mental and physical, with herbs for thousands of years. Each village used to have its own Master Herbalist, a specialist who would treat those around them with their knowledge of the natural world and the cures we can find in plants. Take advantage of our Black Week price! Only 25€ -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
60 days
English
August 2020
Online
 
Education Projects Group
London , United Kingdom

Our most immersive learning experience can be found in Project London. Project London is a residential course for up to 24 students at any one time. The course provides the es ... +

Our most immersive learning experience can be found in Project London. Project London is a residential course for up to 24 students at any one time. The course provides the essential work experience in our NHS hospital which is a key element needed when applying to medical school. Our NHS doctors also provide expert advice and guidance on how to maximise students’ medical school applications and also run mock interviews with feedback to ensure students are fully prepared for applying to medical school. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
28 Jun 2020
01 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Instituto Europeo de Salud y Bienestar Social
Madrid , Spain

With the Expert in Direction and Management of Clinics you will be able to develop the skills, aptitudes and knowledge necessary to position the clinics as a market leader in ... +

With the Expert in Direction and Management of Clinics you will be able to develop the skills, aptitudes and knowledge necessary to position the clinics as a market leader in the model of excellence and patient satisfaction. This Program seeks to train professionals through the provision of skills necessary to facilitate processes that help build quality and ensure patient safety and satisfaction. -
Courses
Full-time
12 months
Spanish
September 2020
Online
 
Gateway College
Vancouver , Canada

This program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skill of learners who work with older adults to effectively meet the needs of the aging population. This program will foc ... +

This program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skill of learners who work with older adults to effectively meet the needs of the aging population. This program will focus on gaining a greater understanding of the physical, social, cognitive and spiritual needs of the older adults, and the challenges faced by our aging population. -
Courses
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
38 weeks
English
November 2019
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
Amsterdam , Netherlands

The course gives an introduction to the use of GIS in disease control programmes and provides knowledge and basic skills on how GIS can be used for disease control, focusing o ... +

The course gives an introduction to the use of GIS in disease control programmes and provides knowledge and basic skills on how GIS can be used for disease control, focusing on the epidemiological assessment of disease burden and the improvement of programmatic planning and management. -
Courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
June 2020
01 May 2019
Campus