Post-Baccalaureate 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 to pursue 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 participate in this program 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 or the MS degree and apply some or all credits to that program.

Program Requirements

Required Courses
CHP 561Overview of Issues in Global Health3.0
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
HMP 603Health Systems Policy Analysis3.0
Total Credits15.0

Sample Plan of Study

Term 1CreditsTerm 2CreditsTerm 3Credits
CHP 5613.0CHP 6611.5CHP 6073.0
HMP 6033.0CHP 6733.0CHP 6601.5
 6 4.5 4.5
Total Credits 15

Additional Information

For more information about this certificate, please contact:

DSPH Academic Advising Team
Office of Education

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

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