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About

This Health, Housing, and Educational Services course offered by Coursera in partnership with Columbia University addresses issues of power, oppression, and white supremacy.

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Overview

Key Features

Course 5 discusses policies in four areas: housing, education, healthcare, and immigration, with an optional fifth module in child protection. 

  • First we’ll look at housing policy, with its contrasting supports for homeowners and renters.  
  • Then we’ll interpret the structure that provides education and examine debates about its future.
  • The third module will differentiate the issues in the U.S. healthcare system and develop  the structure of public healthcare programs.  
  • Next, the course will lay out immigration policies and weigh the push and pull of the debate about immigration reform. 
  • The optional fifth module traces the child protection system its beginnings to the present day and appraises the failures and strengths of the system.  

The Health, Housing, and Educational Services course offered by Coursera in partnership with Columbia University is part of a sequence in social policy that has an HONORS TRACK. This track will prepare the learner for masters-level work in policy, which involves reading the literature, writing concise summaries and probing critiques.   Over the sequence the learner will develop a policy analysis that will create a foundation for professional policy analyst assignments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Housing and Education
  • Understanding healthcare delivery in the U.S.
  • ACA, Medicare, and Medicaid
  • Immigration
  • BONUS: Child Protective Services

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 35 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 35 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 35 days.

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. 

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