Undergraduate Urban Health Certificate
The purpose of the Undergraduate Urban Health Certificate is to provide students the opportunity to develop knowledge and skill pertaining to the health care needs of urban populations. The learning goals of the certificate are to:
- Describe facts, principles, and theories regarding urban health issues
- Demonstrate proficiency in solving problems for different urban populations through service learning projects
- Evaluate the interrelationship and contribution of cultural diversity and social, economic, and educational factors to health disparities in urban communities
- Commit to professional and philanthropic work with underserved people
Students apply to the certificate program by completing an application form and meeting with their academic advisors. They describe their interest in working with urban populations in the application. Students complete three Urban Health Courses in the Health Science Minor. They must successfully complete courses and achieve an overall average of 3.0 for the three courses selected in the Urban Health Certificate Program. The Urban Health Leadership Institute of the School of Nursing awards the certificate.