• On-Campus Component
  • Cost
    $900.00 per credit
  • Total Credits
  • Credential
    Graduate Certificate
  • Admission GPA
  • Application Deadlines
    Fall: March 15; Spring: October 1
  • College
    College of Continuing and Professional Studies

Human sexuality, gender roles, and sexual behavior are an integral part of health care, social sciences, biological sciences, and culture. Broadening human sexuality education for a wider professional audience meets this unique, nonclinical need and prepares you to bring applied solutions to real-world sexual health crises.

This post-baccalaureate certificate is offered in partnership between the Medical School’s Institute for Sexual and Gender Health and the College of Continuing and Professional Studies. Coursework can apply toward partial fulfillment of AASECT Sexuality Educator certification.

Required Courses (12 credits)

The certificate consists of 12 credits. Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA for all degree coursework to remain in good standing.

  • HSEX 6001 – Foundations of Human Sexuality (3 cr)
  • HSEX 6011 – Policy in Human Sexuality: Cutting-Edge Analyses (3 cr)
  • HSEX 6013 – Perspectives and Practices in Sexual Health Education (3 cr)
  • HSEX 6015 – Sexual Pleasure and Intimacy (3 cr)

Online Catalog

AASECT Certification

Each HSEX course is approved by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) for 35 CE credits. These CE credits may be applied toward AASECT certification and renewal of certification. Completion of this program does not ensure or guarantee AASECT certification. For further information on AASECT certification, please contact info@aasect.org.