Participatory health research

Graduate certificate University of Missouri
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Overview

The MU graduate certificate in participatory health research helps professionals in health care, public health and social work understand community-based (CBPR), patient-centered (PCOR) and clinical effectiveness (CER) research methods. If you want to identify best practices in prevention, treatment and the monitoring of clinical conditions and health delivery systems, this may be the program for you.

 

Quick facts

Official name

Graduate certificate in participatory health research

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Graduate certificate

Academic home

Sinclair School of Nursing

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours

15

Estimated cost

$7,272.75

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, your course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

Participatory health research professional with two young children.

Career prospects

This program may help advance your career in

  • Clinical research
  • Community health care
  • Health policy
  • Data analysis
  • Outreach
  • Patient centered care
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners
31%
Employment growth
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners
$107,460
Median salary

Program structure

Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Taking two classes each semester will allow you to finish the program in one year.

Course work will help you

  • Gain skills in participatory inquiry and application
  • Expand your professional expertise
  • Enhance your career advancement potential
  • Develop partnerships with communities and populations
  • Enlarge your professional network
  • Fulfill the pursuit of lifelong learning

Delivery

100% online

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

1 years

Typical course load

1 or 2 classes per semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Sinclair School of Nursing