Advanced Certificate in Health & Human Rights
New York University

Program Details

The Advanced Certificate in Health and Human Rights is offered in collaboration with HealthRight International, an organization that seeks to eliminate the gap in health outcomes between marginalized populations and the general population. With a foundation in HealthRight’s field work, this program offers vital concepts and practical skills useful in promoting and protecting human rights in public health.

Courses cover a range of health and human rights issues. Students also learn about legal and policy issues in human rights. Graduates will be prepared to educate health professionals and researchers about the implications of human rights on their work, as well as to collaborate with community partners and organizations to improve population health.

Electives are available in topics such as:

  • Perspectives in migrant health and human rights
  • LGBTQ health disparities
  • Global perspectives in reproductive health and human rights
  • Perspectives in global mental health
  • Bioethical issues in society

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

New York University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent