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  • Certificate in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health

    Overview

    LGBT populations hold a unique set of health needs often unaddressed in standard healthcare. Drexel’s accredited online Certificate in LGBT Health focuses on these concerns and the disparities particular to the LGBT community. 

    The program places a strong emphasis on understanding the complex medical and ethical considerations involved in the study of LGBT healthcare, and examines how sexual identities impact health and the subsequent treatment received. Participants will critique the research, sampling, and measurement methodologies used to investigate LGBT healthcare and its corresponding disparities.

    Program Features

    • Fully online program is convenient for working professionals
    • Offered by the Department of Community Health & Prevention at Drexel University’s School of Public Health
    • Led by nationally recognized Dr. Randall Sell, ScD, whose experience investigating and measuring sexual minorities’ public health outcomes provide a foundation for the curriculum

    Curriculum

    Required Courses 
    PBHL 674Studying Rare or Hidden Groups3.0
    PBHL 675LGBT Health Disparities3.0
    PBHL 676Intersectional Perspectives3.0
    Total Credits9.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended 
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2015-2016 is $1064 per credit.

    This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

    This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military.

     

    Academic Calendar

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2015     

    September 21, 2015

    December 5, 2015

    December 7, 2015

    December 12, 2015

    Winter 2016 

    January 4, 2016

    March 14, 2016

    March 15, 2016

    March 19, 2016

    Spring 2016 

    March 28, 2016

    June 6, 2016

    June 7, 2016

    June 10, 2016

    Summer 2016 

    June 20, 2016

    August 29, 2016

    August 30, 2016

    September 3, 2016

    Apply today for a Certificate in LGBT Health

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