Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to function effectively in global health practice, whether at home in a diverse setting, along the border in a bi-cultural environment, or abroad where populations are under-resourced and where health systems are constrained.
Relevant Coursework to Succeed in Global Health Care
In order to be successful, skills are required to identify and delineate critical health and human development issues that confront populations in multiple employment, community and environmental settings.
This 13-unit program covers several critical issues in global health, including, but not limited to, epidemiology and disease control, health systems management, multi-sectoral partnerships, racial, ethnic and cultural disparities, disabilities, gender and health equity, refugee and migrant health, food and nutrition, evidence-based policy and practice, project design, monitoring and evaluation, and the environment, health, and sustainability.
This course is offered through UA Online and is for practicing health care professionals or alumni who have completed coursework and are not enrolled as a student. Current PharmD students (who are enrolled through main campus) are not able to be simultaneously enrolled in online campus programs.
Online and On Your Terms
The flexible program is designed to be completed at your convenience and is 100% online. No entrance exam is required for admission.
- Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended. The applicant is required to hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum 3.0 GPA (GPA is based on the last 60 units, or if the applicant has 12 or more graduate units, the GPA will be based on graduate units)
- One letter of recommendation is required from a supervisor, mentor, or other individual familiar with your work and professional abilities
- Resume/CV which should include: educational background and employment experience
- Written statement of background and goals (one page single spaced) that addresses the following questions: (1) Why do you want to enroll in the Global Health & Development graduate certificate? (2) How will the knowledge and skills acquired through your successful participation in this certificate be applied in your current job and/or support your career goals?
- TOEFL or IELTS scores for international applicants
- Applicants are not required to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Fall – June 1 | Spring – Oct. 1
The cost for the certificate includes tuition and fees for a total of 13 credit units, at $1100/credit unit plus the university’s flat AFAT fee assessed each semester.