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Diabetes Prevention Certificate Program

Certificate - Diabetes Prevention Specialist (32 credits)

Certificate provides students with an introduction to Diabetes, its effect on the region and the community and public health initiatives in place to prevent and combat it. This program prepares students fro services in community health and clinical settings.

Please consult with your advisor for current transferability information.


Health Sciences: (7 credits)
HCHS 111 Medical Terminology 3cr
HCHS 113 Basic Body Structures & Functions 4cr
Health Promotion: (6 credits)
HED 280 Community Health Education Press Plan
NUTR 120 Nutrition for Health
Diabetes Prevention Core: (19 credits)
DPS 101 Perspective in Diabetes Prevention 3cr
DPS 102 Diabetes Prevention I 4cr
DPS 103 Fitness & Wellness in Diabetes Prev 4cr
DPS 202 Diabetes Prevention 4cr
DPS 220 Diabetes and Nutrition 4cr


Recommended Course Sequence for full-time Students (part-time Students should see an Academic Advisor to customize their educational plan)

Term 1 - 17cr/hrs

HCHS 111 - 3cr
NUTR 120 - 3cr
DPS 101 - 3cr
DPS 102 - 4cr
DPS 103 - 4cr

Term 2 - 15cr/hrs

HCHS 113 - 4cr
HED 280 - 3cr
DPS 202 - 4cr
DPS 220 - 4cr

Diabetes Prevention Specialist


Advisement Center: (505) 863-7706.

Health Careers Department: (505) 863-7664.

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