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Certificate Programs - Health Science

Our Health Science certificate programs help students to sharpen their professional skills and knowledge in a shorter timeframe than a traditional undergraduate degree. Students will enhance their professional expertise, allowing them to deliver high-quality work and putting them in control of their career.

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Certificate in Public Health and Health Services

Our Certificate in Public Health and Health Services offers students an exploration and understanding of community and public health systems and issues. Students hoping to advance their careers in hospital administration, public health research, public policy and community health may benefit from the Certificate in Public Health and Health Services.

Analyze problems in healthcare systems and provide solutions
Investigate the importance of health and wellness
Examine all aspects of health education

Certificate in Human Biology

Our Certificate in Human Biology provides students with knowledge of evolution, biodiversity, human anatomy, human biology, genetics, nutrition, and disease. Students working in the healthcare or wellness fields, as well as those interested in exploring a career in medicine, may benefit from the Certificate in Human Biology.

Gain practical knowledge of anatomy and biology
Explore fascinating topics like evolution, biodiversity and ecology
Discover the role of disease and nutrition on human growth and development
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Certificate in Epidemiology

Our Certificate in Epidemiology teaches students the scientific foundation of issues related to disease, infection control, and population health. Those interested in careers in hospital administration, public health research, public policy and healthcare advocacy may benefit from the Certificate in Epidemiology.

Explore risks of disease and infection control
Interpret biostatistics as they apply to health
Design and implement health studies

Certificate in Behavioral Health

Our Certificate in Behavioral Health provides students with an understanding of how numerous factors contribute to health and behavior, including an introduction with approaches to treating mental illness. Students who currently work in the healthcare field, as well as those interested in careers in counseling, public policy, community health, and education, may benefit from the Certificate in Behavioral Health.

Understand all stages of human development from infancy to death
Examine all topics related to human behavior including psychopathy
Determine what socio-economic factors influence behavior
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Common Questions Students Are Asking Us

Questions regarding our academic programs offered at UoPeople

Absolutely! UoPeople has students from over 200 countries and territories.

University of the People is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. 

Absolutely! Classes at UoPeople are small and highly qualified instructors are available to answer students’ questions and offer support. Additionally, each student is connected with a personal Program Advisor at the commencement of their studies, who remains with them until graduation. Program Advisors act as the students’ personal support system throughout their studies. The Program Advisor will answer any questions the student may have, offer academic advice, discuss course selection, and offer encouragement throughout the student’s studies.

Asynchronous learning allows you to learn on your own schedule. You will have access via the UoPeople Online Campus to assignments, lectures, and other learning materials. There are no live lectures or set class times at UoPeople.  

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