We are no longer enrolling students in the certificate.

Prospective students: Interested in global health? Apply for the new MPH with a concentration in global health concentration.


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Competencies and skills you will gain from the Residential Graduate Certificate in Global Health:


  • Communicate global health information in diverse settings.
  • Utilize appropriate technologies and forms of communication with global and diverse audiences.

Diversity and Cultural Competency

  • Analyze a global health problem in an interdisciplinary manner in order to:
    • Develop interventions
    • Evaluate programs
    • Develop and implement policies, and
    • Contribute to the knowledge base of global health research
  • Extend cultural understanding and skills to global and diverse settings related to populations such as refugees, immigrants, and migrant workers.
  • Adapt and work effectively in countries and cultures that challenge one’s physical, social and economic perspective or comfort level.

Professionalism and Ethics

  • Analyze global health disparities through a social justice and human rights lens.
  • Understand and analyze the roles and agendas of major players in global health.

Systems Thinking

  • Analyze the complex tapestry and interaction of social, economic, political, and environmental systems that affect global health.