Urban Health Disparities Certificate of Graduate Study
The Certificate of Graduate Study in Urban Health Disparities provides a sequence of courses for those who wish to work in a variety of settings, geared toward community health advocacy and leadership or other positions in non-profit organizations, hospitals, business, community health organizations, governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations, research and advocacy groups, faith-based institutions, and educational institutions. The program's focus on health care inequity, health care access, and social justice issues will enhance students' marketability for leadership positions in organizations seeking individuals with social action and community-health knowledge. The Urban Health Research Studio experience can be an applied community-based field experience (whenever possible) or a pure research endeavor with Rowan University faculty members.
The Certificate of Graduate Study in Urban Health Studies is a part-time program offered in an face-to-face format at our Camden, NJ campus. It requires the completion of 12 graduate semester hours (4 courses).
The following courses make up the Certificate of Graduate Study in Urban Health Disparities program.
Note: The courses listed above are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Rowan Global section tally.
The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.
Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
Current professional resume
Typewritten statement of professional objectives
Provide reasons for pursuing the program. Describe how you might use this program to advance your career (educational goals beyond the master's level, if applicable, are also relevant).
Two letters of recommendation
Letters of recommendation should be from professional administrators and include information, which attests to applicant's ability to pursue a graduate degree
Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
Start Dates & Application Deadlines
The chart below details available entry terms for the Urban Health Disparities Certificate of Graduate Study program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.