Social Work graduate students are eligible to complete a Graduate Certificate in Health Equity Science (CHES) administered through the College of Human Sciences (CHS) under the purview of the Health Disparities Research Initiative (HDRI).
MSW students interested in obtaining this certificate should contact Dr. Danilea Werner, MSW program director to begin the application process.
Graduate students completing this certificate will have a strong understanding of the role of social context in generating disease risks and disparities. Students will also learn how knowledge can be translated into health-promoting policies and community-level interventions.
The most efficient way to complete the certificate for MSW students is as follows:
HUSC 6930: Society and Health (3 hours, required for certificate and counts as a SOWO elective)
HUSC 6950: Seminar on Health Ecology & Equity (3 hours, required for certificate and counts as a SOWO elective)
SOWO 7040: Social Work in Healthcare (3 hours, required for SOWO and counts as certificate elective)
TOTAL = 9 hours
Please visit the Health Equity Science - Graduate Certificate website for more information.