LGBT Health Policy & Practice Program

The George Washington University LGBT Health Policy and Practice Program trains current and future healthcare leaders and policy advocates on issues relating to the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The graduate certificate program addresses challenges resulting from healthcare disparities and focuses on strategies to move toward a more inclusive, equitable society. The on-campus/online hybrid curriculum includes contemporary topics, such as transgender care and LGBT youth, that cut across psychological, medical, legal and policy fields.


Program Highlights:

  • Career-centric focus on applied care, both clinical and administrative.
  • Complete in as little as year or choose a more flexible path over two years.
  • Hybrid online and on-campus curriculum model that accommodates global candidates as well as working professionals.
  • On-campus residencies that take place once in the summer and again in the spring of the program year.
  • Capstone projects that enable students to interact with current or future employers.
  • Multi-disciplinary faculty from GW and other top-level institutions.
  • Prominent guest faculty from the health care and policy fields.
  • Networking opportunities with professionals and health organizations.
  • Diverse student body from a wide range of ethnic, religious, cultural and professional backgrounds.

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