Oct 24, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Social Dimensions of Health, P.B.C.

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The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in the Social Dimensions of Health offered by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health is designed for college graduates who wish to understand the role of social dimensions on health outcomes. The certificate is awarded by UMBC and has been approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC).

The four courses in the certificate program provide an understanding of health and health disparities based on systematically examining relationships with social dimensions.

Courses are conveniently offered at 4:30-7:00 pm or 7:10-9:40 pm one day per week Monday through Thursday to accommodate students with full-time employment or other obligations.

The certificate is open to student with a bachelor's degree in ANY undergraduate major. Courses may be applied to the Master of Arts program in Applied Sociology, if admitted.

Required Courses

A total of four courses are required to complete the certificate program. A grade of a "B" or higher must be earned in the four required courses for the certificate. A prerequisite for all courses is admission to the certificate program or the M.A. program in Applied Sociology. Other prerequisites may apply for individual courses.

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