Nov 28, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2021-22 
Graduate Catalog 2021-22 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Graduate Certificate Program in Spirituality, Culture & Health (SCHC)

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Advisor: Cynthia Visscher
2010 Moore Hall 
(269) 387-4394

The Graduate Certificate Program in Spirituality, Culture, and Health is designed to provide students with the following:

  1. An awareness and knowledge of spirituality, culture, and religion in relation to patient care and cultural understanding of the body, illness, and health.
  2. Competency in using, and training others to use, practical tools for addressing religious, spiritual, and cultural diversity in health and human services settings.
  3. An advanced understanding of the impact of religious belief, spirituality, and culture on patient and provider relationships and health equity in the context of the health care environment in the United States.

Admission Requirements:

  1. The completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  2. The submission of a letter of intent stating specific interest and academic and professional goals.
  3. Two letters of recommendation from persons able to evaluate the applicant’s potential for graduate study.

Program Requirements:

The Spirituality, Culture, and Health certificate consists of 9 credit hours, all of which are required courses.

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