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Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Adolescent Health Certificate Program

This certificate program focuses on the health and welfare of adolescents and youth with particular attention on adolescent pregnancy, substance abuse, violence prevention, and mental health promotion. Those earning the certificate will be able to apply knowledge of adolescent growth and development, positive youth development, and cultural and ethical considerations of youth to design, implement, and evaluate adolescent health-related research, programs, and policies. Some topic areas include: primary causes of adolescent mortality and morbidity; adolescent growth and development; ethical issues inherent in working with adolescents who are legal minors; policy and legislation that affects adolescent health. 

To learn more, please visit the certificate overview