Lifestyle Intervention — Certificate
Hildemar Dos Santos
Closed to admissions for 2016-2017 academic year.
The certificate in lifestyle intervention prepares students to accurately assess the health-related lifestyle conditions, practices, and motivation of individuals and community groups in order to help them improve their health through implementation of health-related lifestyle intervention approaches.
Upon completion of this certificate, students should be able to:
- Accurately assess lifestyle practices and conditions.
- Identify and apply appropriate dietary, fitness, and other lifestyle-based interventions.
- Apply principles and methods to help individuals change their lifestyle-related health behaviors.
- Decide when and how to refer individuals to various health-care professionals.
- Provide leadership for community-based health promotion projects in selected settings.
Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be awarded a certificate in lifestyle intervention from Loma Linda University School of Public Health.
Indicators of educational effectiveness
- Completion with G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher
- Class projects/presentations
Completion of certificate requirements
People who may benefit from earning the certificate include:
- Practicing health professionals who desire more training in lifestyle intervention.
- Loma Linda University School of Public Health students who can add this certificate to their M.P.H. degree training by taking a few more classes.
- Loma Linda University students from other schools who desire competence in lifestyle intervention.
- Loma Linda University alumni.
- Other individuals who wish to provide lifestyle education in their communities.
- A bachelor's degree (or equivalent), with a cumulative G.P.A. of at least 3.0
|HPRO 500||Stress Management||2|
|HPRO 526||Lifestyle Diseases and Risk Reduction||3|
|HPRO 553||Addiction Theory and Program Development||3|
|HPRO 573||Exercise Physiology I||3|
|NUTR 529||Health Aspects of Vegetarian Eating||2,3|
|RELT 518||Adventist Heritage and Health||1|
Normal time to complete the program
1 year based on less than full-time enrollment