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Graduate Certificate in Arts in Medicine

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Arts in Medicine teaches students how to use the arts to humanize healthcare and promote wellness in the community while discovering how art can make a difference.  The curriculum helps artists of every discipline, along with healthcare professionals, and administrators successfully incorporate the arts into health-related practices and settings.  Courses provide an understanding of the theoretical foundations that form this field and an understanding of the roles that the arts play in promoting health education, health literacy, and disease prevention in community settings.


  • Completed bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited school
  • A minimum of one year of professional experience as an artist or administrator in the field of Arts in Medicine or completion of prerequisite course or summer intensive at UF
  • Submission of official transcripts, essay, CV or resume, and letters of recommendation

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


UF is partially authorized for residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, and Washington. States pending authorization include: Kansas, Michigan, New York, and Oregon.

Distance education programs in allied health professions, counseling, education, nursing, social work, and veterinary medicine may require additional approval from state licensing agencies or boards. Out-of-state students who are considering applying to a professional program should contact the licensing agency or board in their state prior to enrollment.