The Palliative Care Certificate is a 12 credit hour course for students seeking additional palliative care education but are not ready to commit to completing the master's degree. Students complete the first 12 credit hours of the MS program over two semesters of study.
The certificate is open to students in the following two tracks:
Upon completion of the Palliative Care Certificate, students may select to continue their study in the Master of Science in Palliative Care (MSPC) program. Students selecting to continue should contact the program administrator for additional details.
*To get this rate, students must submit an Out-of-State online only application
Investing in your future is a big decision. However, becoming a fully online student at CU Denver is an affordable option with discounted tuition rates for non resident, fully online students. And of course, you will save money not having to drive to campus.
Tuition and fees are based largely on the class that you enroll in. Tuition amount assessed is determined based on which school/college is offering your class, as well as if it is an undergrad or graduate level, and finally your resident status. Visit our tuition and financial aid page.
Financial aid and scholarships are available for those who qualify.
The Palliative Care Certificate is a 12 credit hours total, Complete the first 12 credit hours of the MS program over two semesters. One three-day weekend intensive completed on the Anschutz Medical Campus.
Admission requirements and deadlines vary based on the program. In addition, you will have different requirements depending on if you are a first-time student, a transfer student or an international student.
Learn more about the admissions process by filling out the form above or contacting an Enrollment Navigator today.
All four courses are predominately online. The program includes one three-day weekend intensive completed on the Anschutz Medical Campus. The intensive experience utilizes CU's Center for Advancing Professional Excellence (CAPE) to practice communication skills with standardized patients in individual and group settings.
Core Concepts, Principles, & Communication Skills
Basic Pain Assessment & Management: IDT Care
IDT Care for Non-pain Symptoms: Part A and Part B