Minor in Global Public Health

About the Minor

The Global Public Health minor provides students with basic knowledge about global public health, as well as the necessary skills and experience to begin to build their own unique global public health career.

The minor is designed around three specific educational objectives for students: to learn more about the problems of global public health in a classroom setting, to experience the issues in global health firsthand in a field setting, and to be exposed to the variety of careers available in global public health by working with faculty, professional staff, and graduate students who are currently engaged in the field.

Admissions Requirements

  • Undergraduate students with at least 30.0 credits
  • Students cannot pursue a major and a minor in the same field of study
  • PBHL 101 is a prerequisite for this minor.

It is strongly suggested that students in this minor participate in a field experience which can include an elective course or co-op. 

Program Requirements

Required courses: *
PBHL 301Epidemiology in Public Health3.0
PBHL 303Overview of Issues in Global Health3.0
PBHL 304Introduction to Health & Human Rights3.0
PBHL 317The World's Water3.0
Elective courses (take 12.0 credits of the following):12.0
Economic Development
Exploring the HIV/AIDS Pandemic
Disease Outbreak Investigations
Global Ethical Issues
Women & Human Rights Worldwide
Women and Society in a Global Context
Total Credits24.0

PBHL 101 is a prerequisite for this minor.

Additional Information

For more information about this minor, please contact:

DSPH Academic Advising Team
Office of Education

Additional information can be found on the Dornsife School of Public Health website.

  • Schedule of Classes
  • All Course Descriptions
  • Co-op
  • Academic Advising
  • Admissions
  • Tuition & Fees