Clinical Practice in Health (CPH) Degree Completion Track

The Clinical Practice in Health degree completion track optimizes the clinical training for students who are already licensed, certified or registered in an allied health profession. To be eligible for this program, you must:

  1. Have an allied health associate degree from an accredited program
  2. Hold a current professional license, certification or registration
  3. Have successfully passed a state and/or nationally recognized examination

You will receive transfer credits in accordance with University policies for prior general education, science and elective courses. In addition, you can receive up to 30 hours of upper division credit for HSV 3100 and HSV 3200. (More information is below.)

hss core requirements

Students must complete all the courses in the HSS Core requirements.

  • BIOS 2110 - Human Anatomy Credits: 4 hours
  • MDSC 2010 - Medical Terminology Credits: 1 hour
  • HSV 2250 - Growth, Development, and Aging Credits: 3 hours
  • PHIL 2010 - Introduction to Ethics Credits: 4 hours - OR
    PHIL 3340 - Biomedical Ethics Credits: 4 hours - OR
    NUR 3220 - Health Care Ethics Credits: 3 hours
  • HSV 2650 - Information Literacy in the Health Sciences Credits: 3 hours (or pass a Proficiency examination)
  • HSV 3000 - Research in Health Services Credits: 3 hours
  • HSV 3700 - The Health System and Its Environment Credits: 3 hours
  • HSV 3900 - Core Competencies and Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Credits: 3 hours
  • HSV 4100 - Legal Issues in Healthcare Services Credits: 3 hours
  • HSV 4400 - Diversity and Inclusion in Health and Human Services Credits: 3 hours
  • HOL 4700 - Relationship-Centered Skills Credits: 3 hours
  • HSV 4780 - U.S. Policy in Health and Human Services Credits: 3 hours
  • HSV 4800 - Healthcare Management Credits: 3 hours
  • HSV 4860 - Health Literacy Practices Credits: 3 hours
  • HSV 4880 - Psychosocial Aspects of Health and Healthcare Credits: 3 hours

Specialized Knowledge

capstone coursework

Students must complete one of the following courses if they are unable to transfer in a clinical placement with comparable requirements:

  • HSV 4890 - Health and Human Services Independent Research Credits: 3 hours (restricted to certified or licensed health professionals)
  • HSV 4895 - Capstone Project Credits: 3 hours (restricted to students working in health care)
  • HSV 4900 - Internship in Healthcare Services Credits: 4 hours (appropriate for most students)