Pediatric Medicine

This focused, online program is designed for students interested in exploring pediatric medicine. Get a comprehensive overview of the field to see if it's right for you, or enhance your application for medical schools. 

This program is perfect for...

  • Pre-medical and pre-health students who would like to be more attractive candidates to medical schools’ or other health professional schools’ admissions boards
  • Pre-medical and pre-health students who would like to explore the field of pediatrics to determine if it’s a specialty they would like to pursue
  • Students planning to enter the specialty of pediatric medicine who would like more information on the field
  • Health care professionals looking for more knowledge in the field of pediatrics

What you can learn.

  • Explore key principles in the science and practice of pediatrics
  • Learn the different subspecialties of pediatrics
  • Recognize similarities and differences between adult and pediatric medicine
  • Understand the core skills required in the practice of pediatric genetics
  • Understand the role of pediatric genetics in the public health sphere

About this program

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The Pediatric Medicine specialization is designed for students interested in exploring the specialty. This program is for pre-medical and pre-health students, as well as professionals already working in health care who seek more knowledge of the field of pediatrics.

This specialization consists of only two courses and is open to all students. Students can complete both courses back-to-back in Spring and Summer quarter, and complete the specialization within 6 months (2 quarters).

This program is offered 100% online.





Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
Typically Offered: Spring

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

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*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

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