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12 months
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703 USD/credit 21090 USD/year
703 USD/credit 21090 USD/year
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Spirituality, Culture and Health from Western Michigan University is based upon a cultural understanding of the body, illness and health, and emphasizes practical tools for addressing religious, spiritual and cultural diversity in health and human services settings. 

Overview

Spirituality, Culture and Health from Western Michigan University curriculum promotes an advanced understanding of the impact of culture, spirituality and religious belief on patient-provider relationships, and on the process of healing in the context of the current health care and human services environment in the United States.

Graduates with Spirituality, Culture and Health from Western Michigan University will have:

  • A cultural understanding of the body, illness and health
  • Practical tools for addressing religious, spiritual and cultural diversity in health and human services settings
  • An advanced understanding of the impact of culture, spirituality and religious belief on patient-provider relationships
  • An advanced understanding of the process of healing in the context of the current health care and human services environment in the United States

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Historical Studies
  • Religion and Alternative Medicine in the United States
  • Comparative Studies 
  • Death, Dying, Culture and Belief
  • Advanced Writing Seminar in Religion 
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Buddhist Meditation
  • Spirituality and the Therapeutic Process 
  • Organizational Effectiveness and Learning
  • Religion and Health 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • A 1,200 word essay outlining the applicant’s specific interest in the program and how completion of the program will contribute to the applicant’s academic, professional and personal goals.
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals whom are able to evaluate the applicant’s potential for graduate study. Letters can be submitted by current or former colleagues if the applicant has not had recent contact with undergraduate professors.
  • Completed a graduate application.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or are attending, including diplomas, examination results, mark sheets and certificates
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance
  • Written statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 703 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 703 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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