A total of 15 credit hours in approved courses is required to complete the Certificate in Health Humanities and Ethics.
- All students must complete the two required foundation courses (HEHE 5000 and HEHE 5100), which comprise 6 of the total required 15 credit hours.
- Selections from the approved elective course list will satisfy the remaining 9 credit hours.
(To count a course toward the Certificate that is not on the approved list requires prior written approval of the Program Director.)
Within the elective credit hours, at least 3 hours must be within
courses designated as “Specialized Courses in Health
Within the elective credit hours, at least 3
hours must be within courses designated as “Specialized Courses in Health
Be aware that:
- A grade of at least a “B” is required for a
course to count toward the Certificate.
- No more than 12 credit hours can be
transferred into a corresponding Master’s degree.
- The Graduate School limits transfer credits:
“With program approval, non-degree seeking students may apply one graduate course (5000 level or above and no more than 3 credits)
to a Graduate Certificate.”
courses in which a student enrolls to fulfill the requirement of a Graduate
Certificate are not eligible for
The Graduate School requires the following for program completion:
“Upon completing or registering for all program-required
coursework, students must file a Graduate Certificate Completion form with the
Graduate School no later than the posted graduation deadline during the
semester in which they plan to have their certificate awarded.
After confirmation that all program requirements have been
fulfilled and that a minimum total GPA of 3.0 has been earned, the Program
Director will sign the Completion Form and forward it to the Graduate School
for final approval. The Graduate School will complete the approval process and
award a Certificate of Accomplishment to the graduate certificate student.”