Why Pursue a Graduate Certificate in Health
UTSA’s Graduate Certificate in Health is a 12-hour certificate designed to meet the needs of students who want to contribute to the study of community health. This certificate provides students with an understanding of the scope and skills associated with this field. This 100% online certificate provides critical skills related to health educator certification and public health practice. Students receive critical training to address the urgent health needs in South Texas, including increasing rates of chronic health-related diseases along the Texas-Mexico border. Students who earn UTSA’s Health graduate certificate are trained to contribute to health promotion projects and mobilize communities in promoting health.
Admission & Application Requirements
Applications are submitted through the UTSA Graduate Application. Please upload all required documents (listed below) on your UTSA Graduate Application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure completion and submission of the application, a nonrefundable application fee, and all required supporting documents are on file with UTSA by the appropriate application deadline.
For international students, please note that student visas are not issued at UTSA for non-degree-seeking students, including certificate programs. For more information, visit our international students admission page.
|Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or have proof of equivalent training at a foreign institution.
|3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) Departments may consider GPA of last 60 semester credit hours
|Required from all institutions attended; international transcripts must be recorded/translated to English
|Required if you have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions. Submit an evaluation of your transcripts from Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) directly from the graduate admission application platform
|English Language Proficiency
|550 TOEFL Paper / 79 TOEFL Internet / 6.5 IELTS / Duolingo 100
|Letters of Recommendation
|2 academic or professional reference(s) demonstrating your attributes for successful completion of this program (you will request these through the Graduate Admissions Application; let your recommenders know of your deadline to ensure submissions are on time). Professional references for this program are preferred.
|*Unofficial transcripts will be taken into consideration for admissions; however, if admitted into the program, you must submit official transcripts to the University.
Applicants are encouraged to have their admission file completed as early as possible. All applications, required documents and letters of recommendation, if applicable, must be submitted by 5:00 PM U.S. Central Time on the day of the deadline. Deadlines are subject to change.
|Timing on Admission Decision: Completed applications will be reviewed for admission on a rolling basis. Decisions generally will be made and sent to applicants within 4 to 6 weeks of receiving the application.
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