Telehealth Micro-credential

The telehealth micro-credential is designed to provide key learnings, skills, and competencies around the deployment of telehealth into nursing, medical, and behavioral health settings. The graduate-level micro-credential will equip you with the skills to align telehealth applications to legal and ethical requirements, including those regarding patient safety, privacy, and quality of care. You will learn to analyze the application, modalities, and strategies to support the effective implementation of telehealth into medical and behavioral health practices. You will also evaluate multiple methods for providing telebehavioral and clinical health assessments, direct treatments, and establishing professional and therapeutic rapport.

Students enrolling in the stand-alone option of this micro-credential are required to submit proof of a prior bachelor’s degree. For more information, please refer to Additional Requirements for Graduate Programs.

When taken as a stand-alone offering, this micro-credential is eligible for Title IV federal financial aid.

This micro-credential is part of the personalization series. For more information about personalization series micro-credentials, see the Micro-credential Series section of the Additional Offerings page and the Micro-credential Bulletin.


The 🌐 icon appears in the title of traditional courses that are also available as a set of module courses. Module course availability may be limited to certain academic calendars. See Course Types for information about module courses.

Code Title Credits
HS520Essentials of Telehealth5
HS530Telehealth Coordination5
MN690Telehealth Application in Clinical Practice5
PS509Telebehavioral Health5

Certification, State Board, and National Board Exams

Certification and licensure boards have state-specific educational requirements for offerings that lead to a license or certification that is a precondition for employment. Prospective and current students must review Purdue Global’s State Licensure and Certifications site to view program and state-specific licensure information.

You are responsible for understanding the requirements of optional certification exams. Such requirements may change during the course of your studies. You are not automatically certified in any way upon completion of an offering. Although certain offerings are designed to prepare you to take various optional certification exams, Purdue Global cannot guarantee you will be eligible to take these exams or become certified. Your eligibility may depend on your work experience, completion of education and/or degree requirements, not having a criminal record, and meeting other certification requirements.