Graduate Certificate in LGBT Health Policy and Practice
The graduate certificate in LGBT health policy and practice focuses on applied care. It is designed specifically for those who work on the front lines with clients and patients as well as professionals who work with policy and health care system delivery and management to administer programs that serve the physical and mental health needs of the LGBT population.The program is delivered as a combination of distance learning and on-campus residencies and may be pursued in either a one- or two-year track.
Specific admission requirements can be found on the Graduate Program Finder.
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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 9 credits in required courses, a 3-credit capstone course, and 6 credits in elective courses.
|PSYD 6201||Multi-disciplinary LGBT Health|
|PSYD 6202||LGBT Mental Health|
|PSYD 6203||LGBT Health Policy|
|PSYD 6211||LGBT Health Capstone|
|6 credits in elective courses selected from the following:*|
|AMST 6430||Gender, Sexuality, and American Culture I|
|PSYC 8275||Women and Health|
|or WGSS 8275||Women and Health|
|PSYD 6221||Topics in LGBT Health|
|PSYD 8270||Current Topics in Clinical Psychology|
|PUBH 6099||Topics in Public Health (Designing and Evaluating HIV Prevention Programs)|
|PUBH 6514||Preventing Health Disparities|
|SOC 6268||Race, Gender, and Class|
|SOC 6273||The Sex Industry|
|WGSS 6257||Gender and Sexuality|
*Students may petition the Program Director to include other courses as electives. Electives should be graduate-level courses offered at GW that pertain to the LGBT population (specifically, not the broader minority population), physical or mental health with a focus on minority/underserved populations, or public policy with a focus on health and/or minority/underserved populations.