Online courses and undergraduate dean's certificate
- Program type: Individual courses
- Academic home: School of Health Professions | Department of Health Sciences
- Delivery mode: 100 percent online
- Credit hours: 15
- Estimated program cost: $5,769*
*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.
Get the credit you deserve
This one-of-a-kind certificate of achievement in health sciences from MU will help you communicate health issues across cultural, language and behavioral barriers. If you are a clinician or administrator who works directly or indirectly with patients in health care and social service situations, this may be the program for you.
Program structure and topics
These health sciences courses are 100 percent online: no campus visits are required. Classes are semester based.
Course work cover such topics as
- Policy disparities
After you have completed 15 credit hours of course work in health literacy, you will receive a certificate of achievement from the MU School of Health Professions. The certificate will not appear on your official MU transcript, however.
You can apply your 15 credit hours to the online bachelor of health sciences degree program.
Want a 10 percent reduction on your tuition? Mizzou Online offers tuition awards for community college graduates, veterans, military service members and their dependents.
Ask us about this program
This program is administered by the Department of Health Sciences.