Certificate in Health Inequity & Care
American University

Program Details

If you are a medical professional seeking to address injustice in the healthcare system, consider this online Certificate in Health Inequity and Care. Students in this program will learn about the history and root causes influencing health disparities.

Coursework focuses on both theoretical as well as practical topics to create well-educated professionals able to tackle some of the biggest issues facing healthcare today. With flexible, part-time studies online, students can participate in this program at their own pace while continuing to work full-time. The program includes the opportunity for students to complete an internship with a health advocacy organization in their local area.

Courses cover a variety of relevant topics, such as:

  • Militarization and health
  • Health geographies
  • Science, technology, and health
  • Neoliberal globalization and health
  • Health, care, and social movements

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

American University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Some College

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have 6 credit hours with grades of C or better in anthropology or other social science courses at or above 300-level, or have internship or work experience in a related field.