Certificate in Global Health

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 15.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Aid eligible

Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 51.2210
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 21-1091

About the Program

This online certificate in global health is designed to train post-baccalaureate students and public health professionals for a career in global health and development, including in international settings. The program stresses the development of analytic and technical skills required for pursing further work in the growing areas of global health and international development. The curriculum focuses on designing, implementing, and evaluating programs in under-served communities in the US and international/developing countries. Students will learn to translate theory into practical applications to current global health and developmental challenges. Course materials are designed for the adult-learner in an online, distributed format. 

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements to the program include:

  • a bachelor's degree
  • completion of Certificate Program Application Form
  • working knowledge of and access to a PC or Mac with DVD/CD-ROM drive, high speed connection to the Internet as well as MS Office.
  • the ability to download free versions of Adobe Acrobat Reader, Skype, and/or VSee video teleconferencing applications.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
CHP 607Public Health Ethics3.0
CHP 660Global Health Ethics1.5
CHP 661Monitoring and Evaluation in Global Health Programs and Advocacy1.5
CHP 673Outcomes Assessment of Community Health and Prevention3.0
EOH 560Overview of Issues in Global Health3.0
HMP 603Health Systems Policy Analysis3.0
Total Credits15.0

Note: Introductory Public Health Learning Objectives: PBHL 501 is a required prerequisite course for students who do not have a degree from a CEPH accredited school.

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