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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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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
The College of Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Nutrition stresses the use of whole and organic foods as medicine – an integral concept of healing in many indigenous societies. Today, we see that a return ... [+]

What is Naturopathic Nutrition?

Naturopathic Nutrition stresses the use of whole and organic foods as medicine – an integral concept of healing in many indigenous societies. Today, we see that a return to chemical-free foods, along with other dietary measures, is an effective answer to many health complaints and common conditions.

CNM students learn about the physiological and biochemical processes involved in nourishment, and the energetic side of food as well.

Thousands of years ago, master healers in China perceived a way to classify food and disease according to simple, easily observed patterns; one eats cooling foods for overheated conditions, and warming foods are best for people who feel too cold. Detoxifying foods are for those who carry an excess of toxins, and building foods are good for deficient persons, and so on.... [-]

United Kingdom Belfast Birmingham Brighton Bristol Edinburgh Manchester Ireland Dublin Cork Galway  + 7 More
Open Enrollment
Part-time
3 years
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
RCSI Institute of Leadership

The Professional Diploma in Leading Quality and Value Improvement is an exciting new offering, which aims to develop quality improvement (QI) competencies in healthcare p ... [+]

Course details

The Professional Diploma in Leading Quality and Value Improvement is an exciting new offering, which aims to develop quality improvement (QI) competencies in healthcare professionals and managers to help contribute to the development of a high-quality health system.

On successful completion of the programme, you will be skilled in QI methods and measures. You will be able to facilitate team-based clinical quality improvements and lead broader organisational improvements. Crucially, you will be able to demonstrate 'value' for health service users by providing evidence of economy, efficiency and effectiveness.

Delivery and design

The Professional Diploma in Leading Quality and Value Improvement is delivered over nine months with three in-class days per module (nine in-class days in total). On-site classes run from 9 am until 5 pm and all teaching takes place at the Institute of Leadership, Sandyford, Dublin 18. ... [-]

Ireland Dublin
September 2019
Part-time
9 months
Online & Campus Combined
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
Open Colleges

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
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
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Reeves College

Reeves College offers the Medical Office Administration Program. During this program, students will learn all aspects of running a medical office, from administrative to ... [+]

Work in the heart of the fast-paced health care industry as a medical office assistant. Reeves College offers the Medical Office Administration Program. During this program, students will learn all aspects of running a medical office, from administrative to technical skills. Also, obtain real-world experience with a practicum placement at the end of the program.

During the program, you will learn the latest medical office best practices, such as bookkeeping, computer skills, organizing medical records, transcribing medical information, operating specialized billing software, and preparing and administering basic medical tests. Other core curriculum focuses on human anatomy and diseases, medical terminologies, pharmacology, and clinical procedures. Medical office assistants are fully trained to answer basic patient questions about their conditions and medication. Supporting courses will help you develop interpersonal and customer relations skills, and focus on career development and the job search. Upon completion of the program, you will receive a Medical Office Administration Diploma, a Standard First Aid Certificate and a CPR “C” Certificate. Graduates are trained to in the following positions: Admitting Clerk, Emergency Room Admitting Clerk, Medical Secretary, Medical Transcriptionist, Medical Receptionist, Medical Billing Clerk or Medical Office Assistant.... [-]

Canada Calgary Lloydminster Lethbridge Edmonton  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
34 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 2019
French
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Technology Sydney

Public health refers to organised efforts to prevent disease, promote health and reduce health inequalities in entire populations. A postgraduate public health degree is ... [+]

This course offers a wide range of electives. UTS utilises a combination of face-to-face teaching, including block days, and online educational delivery. Academic staff are highly experienced clinicians and researchers, and recognised as leaders in their chosen fields of public health.

Upon completion of the course, graduates have an internationally recognised qualification. They have developed skills and acquired knowledge essential for the modern public health professional. Specifically, the course covers topics including: global public health communicable and infectious diseases health promotion health education reproductive and sexual health Indigenous health health policy management in health care primary health care epidemiology biostatistics qualitative research methods. ... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 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
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
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
Vancouver Career College

The Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner program at Vancouver Career College is a unique three-year program that incorporates the standard pillars of the ancient pra ... [+]

The Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner program at Vancouver Career College is a unique three-year program that incorporates the standard pillars of the ancient practice of TCM with a fundamental approach to Western medicine.

Adopting a truly holistic approach, this program is a condensed version of Practitioner programs offered at TCM universities in China. Graduates of this program will be well-prepared to write the Provincial licensing examination and will be eligible to apply for membership in the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CTCMA) of BC. All students of this program will participate in four internships throughout their program, including time spent at the college's on-site TCM clinic.... [-]

Canada Burnaby
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

Make a difference in the lives and well-being of children and families while advancing your career with our PgD Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) ... [+]

Make a difference in the lives and well-being of children and families while advancing your career with our PgD Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (SCPHN). Communities have diverse needs and challenges – and we’ve designed a programme that will prepare you to meet them.

As a health visitor, you will have the opportunity to serve the common good on a daily basis, promoting better health at an individual, group and community level. And at GCU, you’ll get a world-class education from an institution with a long history of training in the field.

We’ll help you develop the skills you need for effective and efficient care, with a child- and family-centered approach that empowers providers and patients alike. With a focus on preventive and anticipatory care, you’ll take on a unique role in health service, collaborating with and encouraging new parents and their families.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus