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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Arts in Health Graduate Certificate

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Program Overview

This 12 credit-hour certificate teaches basic and advanced health care concepts and how the fine arts can cross over to help develop patient care tools to assist medical professionals with patient treatment. Learn about the principles behind arts in health work, various cultures and how they may perceive fine arts as a health care tool and ethical artistic practices used in this field. Gain hands-on experience through an internship to apply acquired knowledge to real-world health care arenas. Accredited by NASAD since 1979.  Learn more at usd.edu/arts-in-health.

DELIVERY: On campus | Online

Application Requirements

  1. Completed application
  2. $35 application fee
  3. Official transcripts*
  4. Letters of recommendation*
  5. Admission test scores*
  6. Statement of purpose
  7. Resume/CV*

*Requirements for admission vary by program and may require different documentation and have different deadlines. For specific program requirements and submission deadline, visit: catalog.usd.edu.

State Authorization - It Matters Where You Live

If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference USD’s State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization


Department of Art
605-658-3455 | art@usd.edu | usd.edu/art

Graduate Admissions 
605-658-6140 | gradadmissions@usd.edu  | usd.edu/grad

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