Health Certificate for High School Students
The University of Evansville School of Health Sciences Health Certificate gives high school students a head start for their future health-related careers. UE’s Health Sciences Certificate program provides high school students with the opportunity to earn college credit while also learning about a wide variety of health professions. The certificate includes five core courses and one elective for a total of 13 credit hours. Classes will be taught online for the reduced tuition cost of $50 per credit hour.
Courses are offered each fall and spring semester in eight or 16-week offerings. Summer course options are available as well. Course work will be transcripted at the University of Evansville. Offerings vary each semester and are delivered through Blackboard, an online learning platform.
- Athletic Training 180: Introduction to Athletic Training - 3 credits
- Exercise Science 150: Introduction to Health Sciences - 2 credits
- Health Education 100: Concepts of Health and Wellness - 1 credit
- Health Education 111: Medical Terminology - 1 credit
- Public Health 190: Introduction to Public Health - 3 credits
- Communication 130: Introduction to Communication - 3 credit
- Neuroscience 125: Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience - 3 credits
- Psychology 121: Introduction to Psychology - 3 credits
The Health Sciences Certificate program is limited to high school juniors and seniors. Applicants to the program must possess a 3.0 high school grade point average and submit an official transcript. Students who have a GPA below 3.0 must submit two letters of recommendation, one from a guidance counselor and the other from an instructor, and submit a 250-500 word essay.
Tuition and Fees
The UE Health Sciences Certificate program is provided at a reduced tuition cost for those students interested in earning college credit while in high school. The tuition per credit hour is $50 - a three credit hour course will cost just $150. Book/ technology/ fees may apply for some Blackboard courses, but not every course requires such.