Certificate in Medical Humanities
Oregon State University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Medical Humanities is a multidisciplinary program that focuses on health, healing, and medicine. This program emphasizes the art of healing through diversity, cultural competency, research, and writing. Students will be prepared to have important health discussions with patients.

Classes include, but are not limited to:

  • History of medicine
  • Death and dying
  • Biomedical ethics

This online program demonstrates an approach to medicine by helping students understand the importance of communication, empathy, cultural differences, and personalities to help patients become healthier. These skills complement the scientific features of the healing process. The online certificate in medical humanities will prepare graduates to work one-on-one with patients in the medical field.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Oregon State University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score