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Health Inequity & Care (Undergraduate Certificate)

Offered by the Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, the online Certificate Program in Health Inequity and Care in health 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 certificate 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 the 300 level or above, 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. 


Course Requirements

Students must complete five of the following six courses:

ANTH 421 : Health Geographies
ANTH 423 : Militarization and Health
ANTH 425 : Health, Care, and Social Movements
ANTH 422 : Neoliberal Globalization and Health
ANTH 424 : Science, Technology and Human Health
ANTH 491: Health Advocacy Internship 



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