Master of Public Health, Certificate in Global Health

Program description: 

Global Health Certificate Description

In our constantly evolving world, global health practitioners must have the ability to adapt to emerging challenging in a variety of settings, including designing culturally appropriate disease prevention activities and having the capacity to rapidly respond to sudden crises such as the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This certificate helps to lay the foundation for a global health career by providing students with a nuanced understanding of the causes and consequences of health problems, especially in low- and middle-income countries, and methods for influencing health behaviors, programs, and policies to improve health outcomes. Students who complete the certificate will gain necessary knowledge and skills for analyzing global health issues and participating in the development of evidence-based solutions to key global health problems.

Program discipline(s): 
Global health
Public health
Gender and sexuality studies
Public administration
Social sciences