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A diploma is awarded by an institution of higher education in order to certify that a student has completed a specific course of study. Thousands of students around the world pursue diplomas each year, which can be offered in a variety of different fields.

So what is a diploma in health? This diploma is for students who are interested in many different aspects of healthcare and medicine. Many schools offer diplomas in areas such as these, and students can choose to focus on a very specific aspect of health or pursue broader and more general programs. Students can study everything from dentistry to healthcare management. Potential courses include biology, chemistry, anatomy, physiology, technical training, and study of the healthcare industry.

There are many advantages that can be derived from earning a diploma in health. Students will often gain valuable skills that will help them throughout their future careers; they also typically gain valuable advantages in the job marketplace. Additionally, students who study health might even be able to apply what they learn to make their own lives healthier.

Be sure to contact the school you are interested in for financial information. The cost of one of these diplomas can vary widely from one institution to another, depending on the varying prices of tuition, fees, housing, materials, and other expenses.

Healthcare is a rapidly growing field in today’s world, and students can often look forward to stimulating and in-demand careers. Those with degrees in health might end up working in a clinic, hospital, private practice, or other healthcare facility. They could also be employed by private corporations, government entities, or nonprofit organizations. Students may also be able to find work in fields indirectly related to healthcare, such as insurance, scientific research, or medical device manufacturing.

 

You can start seeking your diploma in health today if you 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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This Diploma of Nursing course has a strong practical focus, which will prepare you to work as a qualified Enrolled Nurse. It’s also the only qualification that can lead ... [+]

Diploma of Nursing

Welcome to your Diploma of Nursing! If you want to build a career that’s meaningful, that fills you with a sense of purpose and provides diverse job opportunities, this Diploma course is for you. Offered via a blend of on-campus and online learning, the Diploma of Nursing is the ideal starting point for students looking to become an Enrolled Nurse in Australia.

If you have always wanted to be a nurse, this is where to start!

Course description

This Diploma of Nursing course has a strong practical focus, which will prepare you to work as a qualified Enrolled Nurse. It is also the only qualification that can lead you to become registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as an Enrolled Nurse, upon successful completion.... [-]

Australia Australia Online
Open Enrollment
Full-time
18 months
Online & Campus Combined
Strauss-Levy & Co

Learn how to produce a clinical trial that will generate sufficient clinical evidence through a regulatory compliant, well designed and high-quality clinical trial. ... [+]

Clinical Research with Cannabis-Based Medicines (SL#0028)

Learn how to produce a clinical trial that will generate sufficient clinical evidence through a regulatory compliant, well designed and high-quality clinical trial.

Learning Objectives: This course is a “must have” for companies and investigators who plan clinical research with cannabis-based treatments and wish to perform the most reliable, robust and regulatory compliant clinical trial with valid and undisputable results.

Clinical research with cannabis-based medicines course is a comprehensive overview of the most fundamental elements in clinical development that are directly linked to the very specific nature of the Cannabis-based treatment.... [-]

Israel Ezor Tel Aviv
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
6 months
Online
RCSI Institute of Leadership

The Professional Diploma in Clinical Leadership (Online) is a unique interdisciplinary specialist postgraduate programme designed for busy healthcare professionals who wi ... [+]

Course details

The Professional Diploma in Clinical Leadership (Online) is a unique interdisciplinary specialist postgraduate programme designed for busy healthcare professionals who wish to develop their leadership skills. Meet your immediate leadership development needs and those of your healthcare organisation with this innovative programme, designed to foster collaborative learning among multi-disciplinary healthcare professionals.

This evidence-based, innovative programme, incorporates best-in-class international thinking derived from advances in positive psychology and positive organisational scholarship and is delivered in a format blending online content, onsite sessions and interactive webinars to offer a collaborative and supported student experience.... [-]

Ireland Dublin
May 2020
Part-time
9 months
Online
Goa Institute of Management

The Goa Institute of Management's PGDM HCM is a two-year full-time postgraduate programme that caters to the increasing corporatisation of the healthcare industry. The pr ... [+]

The structure and rigor of HCM program are similar to general MBA with additional courses related to healthcare sector. It is meant for those interested in making a management career in the healthcare & life-sciences sector which is comprised of various domains such as Healthcare Consulting, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare IT, Hospitals, Public Health and Health Insurance. Students of HCM are taught all management courses with its applications in the healthcare field.

International Flavour

The curriculum is designed in such a way to include discourse on global health and comparative health analyses between different countries. Courses on Global health diplomacy, Health Financing, Introduction to Pharmaceuticals, etc. provide a candidate with a wide gamut of international healthcare settings.... [-]

India Panaji
June 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University CEU - Cardenal Herrera

The Knowledge of a second language, in the specific case of this Pathway to Nursing, the Spanish language, confers the student a higher level of working competence and a ... [+]

What Makes Us Different?

1. Bilingual training English/Spanish

The Knowledge of a second language, in the specific case of Nursing Studies, the English language, confers the student a higher level of working competence and a higher level of competitiveness and opportunities on the labor market, being increasingly more globalized, as well as English being a basic mean of communication. The new Nursing Group in English will facilitate our students access to studies at foreign universities, profiting from scholarships such as Erasmus, Overseas and international agreements. Likewise, the training in English will advance the utilization of scientific documentation and academic material in said language, permitting the students to develop themselves with utmost rigor within the area of Nursing, being in constant evolution and mainly published in English.... [-]

Spain Moncada
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Reeves College

Due to the growing interest in natural health and human longevity, the general public is exhibiting an increased awareness in natural and holistic medicine and, in partic ... [+]

Due to the growing interest in natural health and human longevity, the general public is exhibiting an increased awareness in natural and holistic medicine and, in particular, Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture. In fact, many extended health benefit plans now recognize the legitimacy of these disciplines and not only refer their clients to, but also pay for the use of, the services of qualified practitioners.

Our program is designed to meet the needs of health care professionals who wish to broaden their knowledge in order to increase their clientele, acupuncturists from other provinces and countries who wish to further their studies in Alberta, and individuals who are completely new to the field, but have a genuine interest in acupuncture.... [-]

Canada Edmonton
September 2020
Full-time
99 weeks
Campus
ESEM France

The ESEM France offers you to integrate a Bachelor's degree in physiotherapy, within one of its partner campuses. The training in physiotherapy has a total duration of 4 ... [+]

ESEM France offers to integrate a Bachelor's degree in physiotherapy at one of its partner campuses

The training in physiotherapy has a total duration of 4 years, it is accessible without course PACES from the baccalaureate.

Classes are 100% in French. All internships can be done in France or in Europe.

ESEM France offers you the unique chance to take physiotherapy studies in French, without any PACES competition.

Jesper Aggergaard / UnsplashThe start of the school year begins in September - fall back possible under conditions.Tuition fees: 10200 € per yearDegree obtained: Bachelor's Degree in Physiotherapy (Physiotherapy), European Diploma recognized in France and ... [-]
France Toulon
September 2020
French
Full-time
4 years
Campus
KU Leuven: Faculty of Engineering Science

Beyond foundational courses in human cell biology and physiology, the program also provides cutting-edge offerings in musculoskeletal biomechanics, biofluid biomechanics, ... [+]

Beyond foundational courses in human cell biology and physiology, the program also provides cutting-edge offerings in musculoskeletal biomechanics, biofluid biomechanics, biomedical measurements and stimulation, biomedical data processing and medical imaging and analysis. Capping these is a design project providing hands-on practice in medical device design and medical software design.

Beyond foundational courses in human cell biology and physiology, the program also provides cutting-edge offerings in musculoskeletal biomechanics, biofluid biomechanics, biomedical measurements and stimulation, biomedical data processing and medical imaging and analysis. Capping these is a design project providing hands-on practice in medical device design and medical software design.... [-]

Belgium Leuven
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Vancouver Career College

The Medical Laboratory Assistant diploma program at Vancouver Career College combines theory-based study and hands-on learning to prepare students to find employment in a ... [+]

The Medical Laboratory Assistant diploma program at Vancouver Career College combines theory-based study and hands-on learning to prepare students to find employment in a medical lab setting.

This program covers a wide range of subjects including medical terminology, clinical laboratory practices, anatomy, physiology, laboratory math, biology and chemistry. Students will also gain a broad understanding of laboratory microbiology and hematology. In addition, students will also learn about safety procedures, ethical behavior and legislation related to this profession. Prior to graduation, students must complete a clinical placement in a laboratory setting outside of the campus. Career opportunities for graduates of this program exist in private diagnostic testing, public health, hospitals, quality control, veterinary labs and physician's offices or clinics.... [-]

Canada Surrey
September 2020
Full-time
51 weeks
Campus
Academy Of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS)

The Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality Control and Quality Assurance (Dip.QCQA) provides students with the comprehensive knowledge and skills in the fields of Pharmaceutic ... [+]

The Diploma in Pharmaceutical Quality Control and Quality Assurance (Dip.QCQA) provides students with the comprehensive knowledge and skills in the fields of Pharmaceutical Analysis, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs. The courses are delivered by experts from both pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, using state-of-the-art technologies, to provide the students with strong technical and practical skills needed in a US-FDA and Canadian TPD regulated work environment.The Diploma Program is delivered in three phases over a period of 12 months.

AAPS Graduates from the Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance & Quality Control Diploma Program have pursued careers as a: Quali... [-]
Canada Toronto
September 2020
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Essex Online

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Infection Control is an advanced qualification designed to equip nurses and other healthcare professionals with a comprehensive understanding ... [+]

Our Postgraduate Diploma in Infection Control is an advanced qualification designed to equip nurses and other healthcare professionals with a comprehensive understanding of infectious disease control and prevention in hospital, social care, and community settings. The course examines key areas including microbiology, immunology, public health and communicable disease control. As well as learning about the nature of the communicable disease and how to develop strategies for surveillance, control, and prevention you will gain an understanding of the essential principles of research design.

Why study this subject?

The demand for Infection Control courses has increased in recent years due to contagious illness outbreaks and super-bug such as swine flu, SMRA, and Ebola highlighting the need for more effective infection control. The fundamental underpinning of this programme is that prevention is better than the cure and it is this mentality that will hopefully make outbreaks a thing of the past.... [-]

United Kingdom Colchester
Open Enrollment
Part-time
16 months
Online
University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Physician Associate (formerly known as Physician Assistant) is a rapidly growing healthcare role in the UK, working alongside doctors in hospitals and in GP surgeries. Ph ... [+]

Physician Associate (formerly known as Physician Assistant) is a rapidly growing healthcare role in the UK, working alongside doctors in hospitals and in GP surgeries. Physician Associates support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients. They are trained to perform a number of roles including taking medical histories, performing examinations, analysing test results, and diagnosing illnesses under the direct supervision of a doctor. We are currently taking applications for January 2017 entry. January 2014 saw the re-opening of the Physician Associate Studies programme (formerly Physician Assistant) at the University of Birmingham in partnership with the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust) and other hospitals and practices in the Midlands. We are delighted to offer this opportunity to graduates to make a valuable contribution to the nation’s health. The development of the profession has been led by the Department of Health and has involved the Royal Colleges of Physicians and of General Practitioners as well as the profession itself through the former UK Association of Physician Associates (UKAPA) which is now the Faculty of Physician Associates at the Royal College of Physicians. University of Birmingham staff has taken a key role in the development of the programme at a national, as well as a regional, level in response to the need, identified by local healthcare providers. Successful completion of the programme will qualify you to practise as Physician Associates (PAs) in the UK (NB: the UK PA training programme does not qualify you to work in the... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
North Iowa Area Community College

The Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare men and women to function as members of the health care delivery team and perform administrative and clinical procedu ... [+]

The Medical Assistant program is designed to prepare men and women to function as members of the health care delivery team and perform administrative and clinical procedures. This most often occurs in ambulatory settings such as medical offices and clinics. NIACC’s classrooms include the latest in computers, office, and laboratory equipment. The NIACC Medical Assistant Diploma program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (www.caahep.org) upon the recommendation of Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158 Clearwater, FL 33756 727-210-2350 www.caahep.org... [-]

USA Mason City
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Gateway College

This 45-week Post Graduate Diploma in Nursing Practice program is designed to prepare Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) to adapt to Canadian health care setting comb ... [+]

Program Overview

This 45-week Post Graduate Diploma in Nursing Practice program is designed to prepare Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) to adapt to Canadian health care setting combining theory and skills based on the entry-level competencies for Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Scope of Practice and Code of Ethics. Furthermore, it will help learners to advance the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to function effectively as Health Care Assistants (HCAs), LPN and/or RN as well as to develop critical thinking skills and acquire knowledge in becoming a culturally competent nurse while providing care. It will also prepare IENs for Canadian English Language Benchmark Assessment for Nurses (CELBAN), Additional Assessment, National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and Canadian Practical Nurse Registration Examination (CPNRE).... [-]

Canada Vancouver
January 2020
Full-time
45 weeks
Campus
College of the Rockies

Kinesiology (sometimes referred to as Human Kinetics) is the study of the human body in motion. Whether you are interested in human movement at the cellular level or the ... [+]

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If you have a passion for exercise, sport, health, and human movement, then Kinesiology may be the program for you!

Kinesiology (sometimes referred to as Human Kinetics) is the study of the human body in motion. Whether you are interested in human movement at the cellular level or the societal level or something in between, Kinesiology is a growing field that offers a variety of careers and educational opportunities.

A diploma or degree in Kinesiology can lead to exciting careers such as:

Physiotherapist Kinesiologist Exercise Physiologist Occupational Therapist Personal Trainer Athletic Trainer Coach Instructor Health Care Consultant Massage Therapist Sport Psychologist Biomechanics Specialist Sports Sociologist Writer Delivery ... [-]
Canada Cranbrook
September 2020
2 years
Campus