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: 12 credits, including 9 credits in required courses and one 3-credit elective course.
|PSYD 6201||Multi-disciplinary LGBT Health|
|PSYD 6202||LGBT Mental Health|
|PSYD 6203||LGBT Health Policy|
|PSYD 6211||LGBT Health Capstone|
|One of the following:|
|PSYD 6221||LGBT Health Current Topic|
|PSYD 8270||Current Topics in Clinical Psychology|
|PSYC/WSTU 8275||Women and Health|
|PUBH 6099||Topics in Public Health (Designing and Evaluating HIV Prevention Programs)|
|PUBH 6514||Preventing Health Disparities|
Students may petition to include other courses as electives with program director approval. 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.