by Nashville Health Care Council | Apr 21, 2014


Earn a Certificate in Health Policy
Accepting Applications for Fall 2014 Cohort


The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Center for Health Policy is accepting applications to its Certificate in Health Policy Program for the Fall 2014 cohort. Students, residents, faculty, as well as working health care professionals and students from outside institutions are welcome to apply.

The Certificate in Health Policy Program is designed for individuals with educational and research interests in health policy and social science research. As the only health policy certificate program in Middle Tennessee, we provide a rigorous curriculum taught by leading experts in the fields of health policy, health care and social science, that allow students to gain insight into topics such as: health law, health economics, health equity, social determinants of health, and health disparities. We integrate opportunities to participate in seminars, research activities, networking events and professional development workshops all aimed at training the nation’s best and brightest health policy leaders.

The Certificate in Health Policy Program is an excellent way for medical, dental, doctoral and graduate students to enhance their academic experience. Evening classes also make the program ideal for recent graduates and working, health care professionals to advance their careers.

Applicants interested in the Certificate in Health Policy Program must meet the following criteria:

  • Possess a bachelor’s degree from a four-year, U.S. accredited institution
  • Have a minimum 3.00 GPA in all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • Ensure they are in good academic standing with their current academic program
  • Enroll as a non-degree seeking student or in conjunction with their academic degree program

Additionally, applicants must submit the following materials to apply:

1. Completed Application Form
2. Statement of Purpose
3. Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
4. Official Transcripts


June 16, 2014 – General public

To learn more about the Certificate in Health Policy Program, For questions, please email