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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.

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (13)

HCHS 111 Medical Terminology 3cr
HCHS 113 Diabetes Prevention I 4cr
HED 280 Community Health 3cr
NUTR 120 Nutrition 3cr

DIABETES PREVENTION CORE (19):

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

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCING:

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 Medical Terminology 3cr
NUTR 120 Nutrition 3cr
DPS 101 Perspective in Diabetes Prevention 3cr
DPS 102 Diabetes Prevention I 4cr
DPS 103 Fitness & Wellness in Diabetes Prev 4cr

Term 2 - 15cr/hrs

HCHS 113 Basic Body Structure & Functions 4cr
HED 280 Community Health 3cr
DPS 202 Diabetes Prevention II 4cr
DPS 220 Diabetes and Nutrition 4cr

**Summer Semester as needed.

Contact Division / Faculty:

Health Careers Department: (505) 863-7664.