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Online Graduate Certificate in
Community Health Advocacy

⚜  Rarely Offered in Christian Universities, Bible Colleges or Seminaries

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Graduate Certificate in
Community Health Advocacy?


The Graduate Certificate in Community Health Advocacy equips students to design and deliver health and wellness services for various settings. Students learn how to promote healthy lifestyles, prevent health problems, promote the role of well-being, provide health coaching and patient education programs, and lead efforts to create healthy environments and policies.

Health promotion improves the health status of individuals, families, communities, states, and nations. Health promotion enhances quality of life, prevents disease, and reduces premature deaths. By focusing on prevention, health promotion reduces costs to individuals, families, employers, insurance companies, medical facilities and employers. Missional graduates learn how to serve the church and community through research, health education, developing action campaigns, advocating for change, networking with organizations and systems to increase community involvement, creating community health development plans, and building partnerships to eliminate duplication and maximize resources.

Program Features

  • Integrated practicums allow you to gain valuable real-world experience
  • Learn from academic practitioners from around the world
  • Credits earned in this certificate program can apply to a Missional University Master's degree program

Course Effort

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Course Length

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Credits Required

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Program Cost

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What Will I Study?

We offer the most comprehensive approach to community health promotion in the mission of God.

Additional Optional Courses

When Can I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates each year to give you flexibility in your education, life and work schedules.






A Career in Transforming Communities

Is this Your Mission?

Health Education Assistant, Health Educator, Health Education Outreach Coordinator, Health Fitness Specialist, Health & Wellness Coordinator, Health Outreach Specialist, Community Education Specialist, Community Health Worker, Community Health Education Coordinator, Community Health Educator, Exercise & Wellness Program Coordinator, Fitness and Wellness Specialist, Patient Navigator, Health Disparities Coordinator, Onsite Health Educator, Online Health Educator, Health Coach, Wellness Coach, Wellness Specialist, Community Relationship Manager, Director of Health and Fitness, Family & Health Services Supervisor, Fitness Center Manager, Fitness Program Manager, Health Promotion Program Manager, Wellness Director



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How Much Will it Cost?

We offer tuition based upon country of residence.  According to the Human Development Index, all countries around the world fall into one of four categories:
  • (Tier 1) - Very High Human Development
  • (Tier 2) High Human Development
  • (Tier 3) Medium Human Development
  • (Tier 4) Low Human Development
Our tiered global tuition makes higher education affordable for everyone world wide.


100% Tuition


per credit hour


3 credit course


80% Tuition


per credit hour


3 credit course


60% Tuition


per credit hour


3 credit course


40% Tuition


per credit hour


3 credit course

Tiered tuition based on country of origin and scholarships available.  Find your country of residence here for more information.
Tuition may be further reduced by participating in the Sponsorship Program.