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

The online Certificate in Global Health is designed to train post-baccalaureate students and healthcare professionals for a career in global health and international development. 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 underserved communities in the United States and abroad. Students will learn to translate theory into practical applications to address current global health and development challenges.

The certificate is offered entirely online to provide qualified students and working professionals with an opportunity to acquire these credentials regardless of restrictions in time and physical location. Those who successfully complete the certificate program and wish to broaden their scope of public health education could pursue an MPH degree program.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete application form
  • Working knowledge of and access to a personal computer (no more than four years old), high-speed connection to the Internet, and Microsoft Office applications
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Ability to download free versions of software required for the program
  • Demonstrated interest or work experience in public health

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 673Process Monitoring and Outcomes Evaluation for Community Health Programs3.0
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.

Sample Plan of Study

Term 1CreditsTerm 2CreditsTerm 3Credits
EOH 5603.0CHP 6073.0CHP 6733.0
HMP 6033.0CHP 6601.5CHP 6611.5
 6 4.5 4.5
Total Credits 15

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.

Additional Information

For more information about this certificate, please contact:

DSPH Academic Advising Team
Office of Education
dsphadvising@drexel.edu
 

Additional information can be found on the Drexel University Online website, including admissions criteria and how to apply.

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