Certificate in Health Research


The Certificate in Health Research requires five courses, including a health-related sequence and research methods.

This program is designed for students outside Sociology and is not open to Sociology majors or students pursuing the Health Track in Sociology.

Required Courses
SOC 2552Health and Disease in American Society3
SOC 3201Statistical Methods in Sociology 14
SOC 3261Research Design and Methods 14
Required Advanced Methods Course
Select one from:4
Qualitative Research 2
Data Analysis 2
Health-related Courses
Select one of the following:3
Sociology of the Self
Selected Topics in Medical Sociology
Sociology of Aging
Sex & Society
Environmental Sociology: The End of the World as We Know It?
Global Health
Urban Health
Selected Topics in Medical Sociology
Sexuality and Gender
Health and Reproduction
Sociology of the Body
Population Studies
Independent Study in Medical Sociology
Total Credit Hours18

Certificates are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.