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Graduate Certificate in Implementation Science

Graduate Certificate in Implementation Science

In just one year, you can elevate your current career by earning a Graduate Certificate in Implementation Science. With a unique set of skills, you could play a vital role in empowering medical professionals worldwide to enhance the quality of their treatments, interventions, and healthcare practices. The outcome? Improved patient outcomes and experiences.

Our 11-credit program is fully online, offering the flexibility for you to complete coursework at your own pace. Expert professors will lead you through four comprehensive courses, providing a thorough exploration of implementation science within the context of the learning health system. Upon completion of the program, you’ll be well-prepared to implement and evaluate evidence-based practices across a variety of healthcare settings.

Learning Outcomes

Upon finishing the program, you'll be able to:

  • Explain fundamental concepts of the design, conduct and interpretation of dissemination and implementation research.
  • Compare and appraise the various research designs commonly used in translational health research and identify the appropriate design to answer a clinically meaningful research question.
  • Explain key concepts needed to successfully conduct clinical effectiveness and implementation science studies. This includes working together with communities in the research process.
  • Design an implementation study in a collaborative environment to address a real clinical concern in a learning health system environment.

Who Is This Program For?

Our online Graduate Certificate in Implementation Science caters to a diverse range of healthcare roles, making it suitable for individuals in a variety of health science fields, including (but not limited to):

  • Epidemiology
  • Health economics
  • Health psychology
  • Health communication
  • Nursing
  • Health services
  • Health promotion
  • Other social sciences

This program provides the opportunity to develop valuable translational science knowledge without the commitment of a full graduate degree. Along with your fellow students, you’ll explore the development, implementation and evaluation of programs, policies and interventions aimed at enhancing community health and improving the quality and equity of care within complex health systems.

At a Glance