Medical humanities is a multidisciplinary investigation of medical and health related topics. This certificate program allows students pursuing careers in health or health related majors, premedicine, nursing, athletic training, child life, and social work to broaden their understanding of medicine and health by incorporating the diverse perspectives of a variety of disciplines in the liberal arts and sciences. Students must earn a bachelor’s degree to earn this certificate. Completion of courses in the student’s plan of study will result in award of the certificate in medical humanities. This shall be noted on the student’s official university transcript. Students must apply for an audit for a nonteaching certificate upon completion.
Requirements for a Certificate in Medical Humanities
The Medical Humanities requires 11-12 credits from the courses listed below. No more than two courses can have the same department prefix. Students can only apply two courses from the certificate toward a major and another two to a minor.