Become an advocate for women's health

As one of the certificate programs related to public health, this emphasis in women's health lets you go deeper into the health trends, barriers, history and issues that are specific to women and their health. Delve into topics related to women’s health needs and their access to quality health resources. Discover how societal and cultural factors have affected the health of women for generations. And get prepared for public health careers that address women’s health needs. 

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Department of Health, Recreation & Community Services
WRC 203
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0200

Phone: (319) 273-6316

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This certificate requires 15 semester hours of coursework and has various elective options to choose from. Below are courses you might take while earning your certificate in women’s health.

  • Human Relationships and Sexuality
  • Maternal and Infant Health
  • Introduction to Women's Health
  • Women's and Gender Studies: Introduction
  • Gender Issues in Communication
  • Aging and Health
  • Complimentary, Alternative, and Integrative Health
  • Psychology of Gender
  • Women, Men, and Society