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Students having a party outside at sundown.The 15-hour LGBTQ Health and Wellbeing Graduate Certificate Program will provide advanced education in LGBTQ health to graduate and post-doctoral students at UAB seeking to enhance their skills regarding LGBTQ-related research and advocacy. It will prepare students and future professionals to have an immediate impact on LGBTQ inequities in the Deep South and throughout the nation. Graduate students may choose between courses in counseling, human services, psychology, and health behavior. Students may choose from several online or classroom-based courses to meet the requirements for this program. All students will participate in a service-learning in-person course led by UAB faculty and staff from Birmingham AIDS Outreach.

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Currently enrolled UAB graduate students should apply by submitting the following change of program form.

Applicants not currently enrolled at UAB should apply by completing an application through the UAB Graduate School.

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Program Director
Dr. Sarah MacCarthy

Program Coordinator
Julie Brown

Admissions requirements include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Statement of Purpose

Certificate students may apply for the MPH or other degree programs within the UAB School of Public Health and if admitted, the courses taken will be considered counting towards the completion of the degree program. If you have questions about the program prior to enrolling, please reach out to Julie Brown at jebrown@uab.edu

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