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Graduate Certificate in Telehealth

Maximize healthcare access. This 1-year online program will prepare you to be a leader in the development, implementation, and evaluation of telehealth models. This program is ideal for those enrolled in clinical graduate programs seeking to increase their range of skills.

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At a Glance

Summer 2025

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Credits and Tuition Cost (2023-2024)

Credits Required: 9
Cost Per Credit: $737.00


Online with In-person Requirements

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Graduate Certificate in Telehealth overview

Program format
Online with In-person Requirements
Total credits
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What You'll Learn

  1. Implement telehealth in a variety of settings with diverse patient populations across the lifespan in accordance with professional ethics and state and federal rules and regulations.
  2. Train support personnel to assist the healthcare provider and patient during a telehealth encounter.
  3. Develop, market, and evaluate a telehealth program considering multiple levels, including consumer, provider, organization, community, and policy.
  4. Use interprofessional practices within a telehealth model.


Course content is delivered using a hybrid approach of asynchronous and synchronous methods weekly. Students must attend an in-person class on the Lexington campus once per semester. 
During the in-person meeting, students will complete various certificate-related activities, including testing, skills assessments, and simulations.

Course Examples

  • RHB 730 Introduction to Telehealth
  • RHB 731 Telehealth & Professional Practices
  • RHB 732 Clinical Practice within a Telehealth Environment
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How to Apply

Application Requirements

Standard graduate application requirements apply.

Submit a letter of interest explaining professional goals for completing the certificate program.

Admissions Criteria

Standard graduate admission requirements apply.

You must either:

  • Be enrolled in a professional graduate program, with 1 semester of enrollment at the time of applying to this certificate program AND have a 3.2 graduate GPA.


  • Possess the necessary entry level degree in a healthcare profession, according to state credentialing and or licensure regulations.

Program Contact

Joneen Lowman
Program Director


Summer 2025

Application Due Date:
Start Date:

Distance Learning

Licensure & Authorization

Where you live matters when completing distance education activities. If you will live outside of Kentucky while completing your program, please check the Distance Learning Authorization & Licensure page to confirm that the program can be offered in your state or country, and if relevant, that it meets professional licensure requirements in your state. Please note: Admission and enrollment in a fully-online program can NOT lead to the issuance of a J-1 or F-1 student visa. 

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Student Support

Once you become a student, you will have access to a wide variety of academic support services to maximize your success. These services are available completely online to meet the needs of our online students.

Why UK Online

One tuition rate

Pay the same online tuition rate, no matter where you live.

Flexible schedule

Fit learning into your busy schedule with no prescribed class times.

Be Supported

Access supporting services and success coaches to help you succeed.


This was my first experience taking an online course and I was very pleased. It was easy to register, access the course, navigate canvas, and communicate with faculty.
Julianne Ossege
Current Student
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