Jun 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Health Navigator - Public Health Generalist Certificate

Award: Certificate

Degree Code: HENC

Number of Credits: 27

Program Description

The Health Navigator Certificate program will offer students, who are currently working in the healthcare industry, the opportunity to prepare for work in the field of healthcare advocacy, as a health navigator, working with patients and their families in various settings (hospital systems, physician groups, patient advocacy organizations, insurance companies). Students have the option to continue their studies to earn the Associate of Science in Public Health.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the entry level knowledge applicable to the concept of health care advocacy, necessary to assist patients and families.
  • Demonstrate the written and verbal communication skills and abilities associated with health care advocacy.

Important Note

There is currently no nationally or internationally recognized certification as a health navigator or a patient advocate. Obtaining this Health Navigator Certificate indicates that the student has met the requirements for the completion of the certificate program. It does not provide the student with any certification or credentialing.