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Anthropology

Health Inequity & Care (Graduate 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 graduate 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 621: Health Geographies
ANTH 623: Militarization and Health
ANTH 625: Health, Care, and Social Movements
ANTH 622: Neoliberal Globalization and Health
ANTH 624: Science, Technology and Human Health
ANTH 691: Health Advocacy Internship 

Application Deadline

The College of Arts and Sciences uses a rolling admissions process for this certificate. Students can apply at any time of the year.

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Graduate Admissions Web site

Contact

For questions about the program, please contact:
healthinequityandcare@american.edu