The Global Health Certificate requires a minimum of 15 credits (7 required credits and 8 credits of electives.) The Certificate can be completed part time, over 4 terms. Students are encouraged, but not required to start with PubH 6108 Foundations of Global Health offered online fall term. Students have four years to complete the Certificate.

Coursework incorporates the global health practice domains as established by the Associations of Schools and Programs in Public Health.

  • Capacity strengthening, collaborating and partnering
  • Ethical reasoning and professional practice; health equity and social justice
  • Program management and strategic analysis; and
  • Socio-cultural and political awareness

Complete 15 credits:

Required courses (5 cr):
PUBH 6108 – Foundations of Global Health (2 cr) or PUBH 6134 – Sustainable Development and Global Public Health (2 cr)
PUBH 6131 – Working in Global Health (2 cr)
PUBH 6231 – Global Health Capstone (1 cr) or PUBH 6004 – Global Health Capstone (1 cr)

Applied Practice Experience (2 cr): 
Take 2 credits of applied practice experience related to global health, PUBH 6396 – Applied Practice Experience: Global Public Health. Please consult with the Global Health certificate program staff about seeking approval prior to starting the applied practice experience.

Electives (8 Credits):
Students must complete a minimum of 8 elective credits. Choose from the approved list, or select other global health-related courses in consultation with the Global Health certificate staff.

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