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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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Registered Massage Therapy Program

Canadian College Of Massage & Hydrotherapy
Campus Full time 21 months August 2019 Canada Toronto New Westminster Victoria Cambridge Halifax Regional Municipality + 4 more

Our renowned MT program is delivered in 21 months. This option provides students enrolled in this program with a “summer break” between year one and year two. This allows little extra time that could be used to refresh and integrate knowledge and skills learned to date. [+]

The Best Choice in Registered Massage Therapy Education and Training

Our renowned MT program is delivered in 21 months. This option provides students enrolled in this program with a “summer break” between year one and year two. This allows little extra time that could be used to refresh and integrate knowledge and skills learned to date.

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.... [-]


Diploma in Acupuncture

Reeves College
Campus Full time 99 weeks September 2019 Canada Edmonton

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. [+]

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.... [-]


PGDM in Healthcare Management (Equivalent to MBA)

Goa Institute of Management
Campus Full time 2 years July 2019 India Panaji

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 programme aims to educate the next generation of health system leaders to improve the quality and value of healthcare and advance the knowledge needed to make these improvements. [+]

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.... [-]


Diploma in Dental Technology

MAHSA University
Campus Full time 3 years January 2019 Malaysia Shah Alam Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

MAHSA University's Diploma in Dental Technology is a niche program designed for students who have completed SPM or its equivalent, and are interested in a future as dental technologists working in dental laboratories or clinics.

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Program Overview

MAHSA University's Diploma in Dental Technology is a niche program designed for students who have completed SPM or its equivalent, and are interested in a future as dental technologists working in dental laboratories or clinics.

Dental Technologists construct/produce prostheses for the treatment of damaged or maligned teeth, replacement of missing teeth and protection of teeth.

During the course of the program, students will learn the complex skills in designing, constructing, and repairing dental prostheses and appliances such as bridges, crowns, dentures, orthodontic appliances, mouthguards and other dental fixtures.

Students will also be taught first-aid, infection control procedures, safety, and health standards store management and entrepreneurial skills.... [-]


Spanish Pathway to Nursing

University CEU - Cardenal Herrera
Campus Full time 4 years September 2019 Spain Moncada

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 higher level [+]

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 the 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 rigour within the area of Nursing, being in constant evolution and mainly published in English.... [-]


Postgraduate Program in Biomedical Engineering (Leuven)

KU Leuven: Faculty of Engineering Science
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

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.

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.... [-]


Medical English Course

The New England School of English
Campus Part time Open Enrollment USA Cambridge

Medical English is an After-School Course designed to teach students common English medical terminology as used in a variety of settings. [+]

What Medical English Is; What Medical English Isn’t.

Medical English is an After-School Course designed to teach students common English medical terminology as used in a variety of settings. In addition, teachers will highlight some of the ways in which medicine and public health services are conducted differently here in the US from in many other countries. Students will learn vocabulary needed when greeting patients, discussing symptoms and diagnosed with them, as well as the language used in discussing prognoses. Medical English is not a medical course, but an English course, and therefore, students can expect their instructor to focus on medical language and common medical situations rather in general terms, rather than in detail.... [-]


Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control Diploma Program

Academy Of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS)
Campus Full time 12 months September 2019 Canada Toronto

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 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: Quality Assurance Associate Process Validation Coordinator Quality Assurance Technician Quality Assurance Manager Quality and Compliance Specialist [-]

Nutrition

The College of Naturopathic Medicine
Campus Part time 3 years August 2019 United Kingdom London Belfast Birmingham Brighton Bristol Edinburgh Manchester + 6 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Nursing Unit Clerk

Stenberg College
Campus September 2019 Canada Surrey

Are you organized, detail-oriented and professional? If this sounds like you, consider a career as a Nursing Unit Clerk. Nursing Unit Clerks act as the heart of a health care unit by maintaining the pulse. They direct resources, communicate with patients, nurses, and doctors, and ensure urgent tasks are completed efficiently. A Nursing Unit Clerk must be able to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and possess strong communication skills. [+]

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Are you organized, detail-oriented and professional? If this sounds like you, consider a career as a Nursing Unit Clerk. Nursing Unit Clerks act as the heart of a health care unit by maintaining the pulse. They direct resources, communicate with patients, nurses, and doctors, and ensure urgent tasks are completed efficiently. A Nursing Unit Clerk must be able to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and possess strong communication skills.

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Diploma in Practical Nursing

Vancouver Career College
Campus Full time 52 weeks September 2019 Canada Burnaby Abbotsford + 1 more

work in medical, surgical and rehabilitation care in a variety of positions. The program introduces students to the fundamental duties and responsibilities of a Practical Nurse. [+]

Practical Nurses work in concert with fellow healthcare specialists in settings like acute care wards, private homes, public schools and long-term care facilities. Vancouver Career College’s Practical Nursing Diploma program trains students to work in medical, surgical and rehabilitation care in a variety of positions. The program introduces students to the fundamental duties and responsibilities of a Practical Nurse.

The curriculum follows standards laid out by the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of British Columbia. Students are trained in both holistic and clinical practices.

Courses combine both classroom learning and lab work, as well as clinical placements. During this supervised hands-on training, students gain experience in facilities dealing with acute care, gerontology and community medical care. At the end of the supervised learning, students participate in a preceptorship and job search training, to help transition them from student to graduate.... [-]


Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine

Easton Education
Campus Full time 36 weeks January 2019 Canada Winnipeg Brampton USA Chicago + 3 more

Easton Education’s Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine program provides graduate medical doctors with the most up to date and relevant knowledge and experience in Family Medicine. This postgraduate program will provide doctors with medical knowledge and skills for common health issues that family medicine doctors encounter today. Students will gain further knowledge in the most key areas of family medicine including principles, practices, and processes. Students will feel confident and proficient in family medicine upon completion of this clinical-based postgraduate diploma program. This is a professional development program which will allow International Medical Graduates (IMGs) to update their knowledge & get patient exposure to become competitive applicants for medical residency positions. [+]

Program description

Easton Education’s Postgraduate Diploma in Family Medicine program provides graduate medical doctors with the most up to date and relevant knowledge and experience in Family Medicine. This postgraduate program will provide doctors with medical knowledge and skills for common health issues that family medicine doctors encounter today. Students will gain further knowledge in the most key areas of family medicine including principles, practices, and processes. Students will feel confident and proficient in family medicine upon completion of this clinical-based postgraduate diploma program. This is a professional development program which will allow International Medical Graduates (IMGs) to update their knowledge & get patient exposure to become competitive applicants for medical residency positions.... [-]


Diploma in Occupational Therapy Assistant/Physiotherapy Assistant

Sault College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Canada Sault Ste. Marie

With this program, you'll help others develop skills and perform exercises that will both help strengthen and encourage your clients as they recover from an injury or accident or overcome a challenge. [+]

Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant (3022) 2 Years - 4 Semesters Ontario College Diploma Program Overview

With this program, you'll help others develop skills and perform exercises that will both help strengthen and encourage your clients as they recover from an injury or accident or overcome a challenge.

As a student in the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant Diploma program, you will gain hands-on experience to help prepare you to work in both fields of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist and/or a Physiotherapist. In addition, you will:

Learn to assist individuals to regain or maintain independent function and mobility Participate in introductory fieldwork activities beginning in the first semester and gain valuable training from experienced clinicians in the workplace Experience student centered learning in active classrooms and small labs with individualized attention Have the opportunity to transfer to other Universities to pursue a degree ... [-]

Diploma Physician Associate Studies

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 United Kingdom Birmingham

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. [+]

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... [-]


Study Diploma in Nursing in TAFE Australia

IGEC
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2019 Australia Sydney Turkey Taşucu + 3 more

This course provides the skills and knowledge to work as an enrolled nurse under the supervision of the registered nurse in a variety of settings including acute, aged care, community, rehabilitation, and mental health. [+]

Who we are

By holding regular seminars and conducting promotional campaigns (IGEC Educational Forums and Road Shows), we have established close contacts with the major sponsoring bodies in the MENA region and signed several contracts to recruit students abroad. Regular advertising and promotional campaigns, which have attracted a large number of students, has given us a good indication of the potential number of students likely to attempt joining abroad universities. IGEC has been working with King Abdullah Scholarship Program (KASP) for the past ten years, during which we placed thousands of students in reputable international universities in the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and the UK.... [-]