The majority of credits toward all certificates must be earned through courses offered by EMU.

Biomedicine Certificate

Semester Hours: 24

Some students want to become more competitive applicants for professional health school, and only need a one-year program to enhance their application. Our Biomedicine certificate allows you to pick and choose which graduate-level natural science courses suit your academic goals the best. Our curriculum will set your application apart with our built-in cross-cultural experience, practicum shadowing, and interdisciplinary course offerings.

Biomedicine Courses (22-25 SH) 

Additional natural science course options are available.

Electives (0-3 SH)
Select from the following: 

Gap Year Certificate

Semester Hours:  21-28

Gap Year Certificate students take courses at EMU’s Harrisonburg campus in the fall and EMU’s Washington Community Scholars Center in Washington D.C. in the spring and complete cross-cultural travel in the summer.

Fall Courses, Harrisonburg campus (9-14 SH)
Select from the following:  

Additional natural science course options are available.

Spring Courses, Washington, D.C. campus (9-11 SH)

Summer Course, off campus (3 SH)