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Empower others to take control of their well-being

Many of the factors that determine an individual’s health are environmental and behavioral, not medical. Through Creighton University’s professional development courses in health, you can explore many of those factors. With our classes, you can study nutrition, exercise, sleep, stress and more—and how to effectively communicate strategies and behaviors that support a healthy lifestyle.

Each of the professional development courses in health are curated by expert faculty and many offer experiential learning opportunities or provide skills you can immediately use in your personal or professional life.

Designed with busy professionals in mind, Creighton’s professional development courses are flexible and streamlined. Most are offered online and can be completed in a matter of weeks, not years.

If you’re ready for something more in-depth, you can take a series of courses to earn a Graduate Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine.

Discover All of Creighton’s Professional Development Courses in Health

Completing a professional development course is an excellent way to expand your field of expertise and show health care institutions how you add value.

Explore taking a professional development course in health

Find the course that fits your goals below. Click a course name to see details about what the class covers, its duration, method (online or on campus) and more.

Advanced Lifestyle Medicine

  • Gain an understanding of lifestyle medicine as its own medical explanatory framework for disease, illness and health; learn to apply lifestyle medicine strategies to healthy individuals, to those with chronic diseases and as part of a self-care program.

Community Health Advocate Program

  • Train to become a health advocate for your community. You’ll learn about prevention and treatment of chronic diseases, plus how to navigate the health care system.  

Executive Healthcare Fellowship

  • In just six months, come away with the valuable tools and insights necessary to succeed as a leader in healthcare while earning six graduate credit hours and 72 accredited CME hours.

Exercise for Chronic Disease

  • Learn about the principles of exercise and its relationship with health and disease. Students will learn to put together personalized exercise programs for patients and clients across the lifespan.

Health Behavior Modification

  • Gain a broad perspective on the many factors that determine health, including healthy lifestyle behaviors and health behavior change.

Nutrition for Chronic Disease

  • Learn about nutrition and the relationship between diet and health, and diet and disease. Students will learn to identify and apply total diet approaches that can be used for the management of chronic disease and whole person health across the lifespan.

Stress and Sleep Management

  • Explore stress and sleep and their respective impacts on health and chronic disease across the lifespan.