Admissions

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
The Global Health Certificate is designed for students interested in global health who are currently a MPH, MS, or PhD student or have an undergraduate or graduate degree or who are currently enrolled in a professional school, i.e., pharmacy, dentistry, medicine, etc.

To apply, please submit your application to SOPHAS Express:

  • Proof of previous bachelor’s degree
  • Statement of purpose and objectives – an essay describing your past education, experience and current professional career objectives. You are encouraged to comment on any or all of the following: plans you have to use your education and training; the needs and/or challenges you perceive as important in your field of study; and any personal qualities and skills you believe will enable you to be successful in the Certificate.
  • Resume or CV
  • Official transcripts from each college/university attended, including any previous study at the University of Minnesota
  • One letter of recommendation from persons qualified to assess your academic work, clinical and professional experiences

For international students:

  • World Education Services (WES) evaluation of foreign academic credentials
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score
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