The Global Health Graduate Certificate provides students with competencies and applicable skills to promote health in a global context, emphasizing comparative global health metrics' the socioeconomic, environmental, and other risk factors associate with transnational health concerns; and ethical and effective strategies for preventing and controlling infectious and non-communicable diseases in diverse populations. Students will be prepared to work in the diverse cultural and multidisciplinary environments inherent in global health.


Applicants must meet the admission standards and application requirements specified in Graduate Admissions and must apply using the online Schools of Public Health Application System (SOPHAS). Applications are considered for the fall and spring semesters. For more information about the application requirements and deadlines, visit the College of Public Health Admissions website.


Candidates must have 18 graduate credits and a minimum GPA of 3.00 in coursework, with no more than 3 credits with a grade of C to earn the Global Health Graduate Certificate.

For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Banner Code: PH-CERG-GLOH

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 18

This certificate may be pursued on a full-or part-time basis.

Required Courses
GCH 543Global Health3
GCH 626Migrant Health3
GCH 640Global Infectious Diseases3
GCH 645U.S. and Global Public Health Systems3
GCH 650Global Non-Communicable Diseases3
NUTR 630Global Nutrition3
Total Credits18