Certificate in Global Health

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 18.0
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
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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
PBHL 704Proseminar in Global Health Ethics (Offered as a series of three 1-credit seminar courses.)3.0
PBHL 705Public Health in Developing Countries3.0
PBHL 706Globalization, Development and Comparative Health Systems3.0
PBHL 707Monitoring and Evaluation in Global Health3.0
PBHL 708Global Health Integration Module and Field Practicum Experience6.0
Total Credits18.0

Additional Information

For more information about this program, contact:

Kristi LeBlanc, MSEd
Academic Program Coordinator

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