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Health Inequity and Care (Undergraduate Certificate)

Offered by the Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, this online program is designed for individuals seeking theoretical and practical training to better understand and challenge the roots of healthcare inequality and injustice. Students can take the program at their own pace while working full-time.

Admission to the Program

Open to undergraduate degree and nondegree students. Students must complete 6 credit hours with grades of C or better in anthropology or other social science courses at or above the 300-level, or have internship or work experience in a related field, before beginning coursework for the certificate.

Certificate Requirements

  • 15 credit hours of approved coursework, with grades of C or better. Grades of C- or D in certificate program courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students in certificate programs must take a minimum of 6 credit hours during each 12-month period and complete the certificate in four years. International students must enroll in 9 credit hours each semester (except for summer).

Course Requirements

Complete five courses from the following:

Contact

For questions about the program, please contact:
healthinequityandcare@american.edu