Advanced Diabetes Topics CERT

Certificate in Advanced Diabetes Topics

Our program is solely online and asynchronous


The Certificate in Advanced Diabetes Topics is designed for clinically prepared individuals who already hold a master's degree or higher and wish to advance their academic foundation in the diabetes specialty. Our program is solely online.

This academic certificate is not related to certificate in diabetes education or management.

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Admissions Information

Displaying requirements for the Spring 2024, Summer 2024, and Fall 2024 terms.

Program is no longer running and therefore not accepting applications.

Advanced Certificate

  • Points/Credits: 18

Application Deadlines

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Select programs remain open beyond our standard application deadlines, such as those with an extended deadline or those that are rolling (open until June or July). If your program is rolling or has an extended deadline indicated above, applications are reviewed as they are received and on a space-available basis. We recommend you complete your application as soon as possible as these programs can close earlier if full capacity has been met.

Application Requirements

 Requirement
 Online Degree Application, including Statement of Purpose and Resume
 Transcripts and/or Course-by-Course Evaluations for all Undergraduate/Graduate Coursework Completed
 Results from an accepted English Proficiency Exam (if applicable)
 $75 Application Fee
 *Program is no longer running and therefore not accepting applications*

Additional Application Info

  • The statement of purpose is a written personal essay that includes your interest in diabetes, your experience as a diabetes educator, if any, and your career goals
  • Copies of registration, licensure, or certification
  • Official scores from an accepted English proficiency exam
  • Two letters of recommendation, preferably from a graduate level professor

View our Program Guide for more information.

Requirements from the TC Catalog (AY 2023-2024)

Displaying catalog information for the Fall 2023, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 terms.

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The solely online and asynchronous Certificate in Advanced Diabetes Topics requires satisfactory completion of the six core diabetes courses (18 points). The program is completed in six academic terms (2 years). One core diabetes course is offered each academic term.

Required diabetes-related core courses:

  • HBSD 4110 Behavior change strategies for diabetes prevention and management (3) 

  • HBSD 4120 Pathophysiology of diabetes and its related complications (3) 

  • HBSD 4130 Assessment of the person with diabetes (3) 

  • HBSD 4140 Preventive and therapeutic interventions in diabetes management (3) 

  • HBSD 4150 Diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) programs: development, implementation, and evaluation (3) 

  • HBSD 4160 Pharmacology of diabetes (3)

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