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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.
Official nameGraduate certificate in participatory health research
CampusUniversity of Missouri
Program typeGraduate certificate
Academic homeSinclair School of Nursing
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission
*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.
This program may help advance your career in
- Clinical research
- Community health care
- Health policy
- Data analysis
- Patient centered care
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
Typical program length1 years
Typical course load1 or 2 classes per semester
The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.