Degree Requirements: Certificate in Advanced Diabetes Topics | Diabetes Education and Management | Health & Behavior Studies

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Diabetes Education and Management

In the Department of Health & Behavior Studies

Certificate in Advanced Diabetes Topics

The Certificate in Advanced Diabetes Topics requires satisfactory completion of 16 course points. The program may be completed in three to five academic terms. Two courses are offered in the fall, one in the spring, and two in the summer term.

Required Diabetes Related Core Courses  (16 points):


  • HBSD 4110     Behavior change strategies for diabetes prevention and control (3)
  • HBSD 4120     Pathophysiology of diabetes and its complications (3)
  • HBSD 4130     Assessment of the person with diabetes (3)
  • HBSD 4140     Preventive and therapeutic interventions in diabetes management (4)
  • HBSD 4150     Diabetes self-management education (DSME) programs:  Development, implementation, and evaluation (3)
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