This new program is NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS YET
The Global Health and Policy online certificate program is under development. We will make an announcement on this page when it is ready to accept applications.
Medical and public health professionals who are seeking the policy development skills, global understanding, and practical socio-political tools to meet the rapidly increasing demands that globalization in health represents should consider earning this certificate.
This certificate program will focus on the development and implementation of public health policy around the globe. At the core will be curriculum examining current global public health challenges in a variety of settings, and the spectrum of potential and actual responses to those challenges. The roles of national and international health organizations, the military and national security agencies, academia, advocacy groups, and similar audiences will be examined as vehicles for policy and change and implementation.
This program is taught entirely online.
This education is beneficial for health administrators, physicians, nurses, pharmacists as well as non-clinical executives from business and law. The program crosses all legal and healthcare fields, and healthcare-related industries.
Demand and Job Prospects
Students can use the knowledge gained in the certificate program for career change or career advancement. Occupations in healthcare, community health, legal professions, and regulatory and compliance can all benefit from this program. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the industry and occupation outlook for the healthcare and legal industries are projected to experience an average growth rate of 9.1 percent from 2014 to 2024. Legal occupations have the greatest median salary of $89,826, followed by $71,861 for healthcare and $56, 980 for other industries.
Required: (all 3 are required):
1) Fundamentals of Global Health (3 units)
2) Global Health Policy (3 units)
3) Applied Global Health Policy (2 units)
Electives (5 units minimum):
1) Strategies in Academic Publishing and Dissemination for Global Health Policy (2 units)
2) Research Virtual Mentoring Independent Study (1 unit) (may be taken up to three times for credit)
3) Zombie Pandemic Case Study in Global Health (2 units)
There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
From the 'Apply Now' button, login to your student account, complete the online application, and pay the application fee if applicable.
It is preferable that you create an account before proceeding if you have not already done so.
Candidates are encouraged to apply in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits.
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Applicants should have a bachelor's degree and an interest in Global Health. Submit an online application. There is no application fee although there is a certificate fee of $60 upon acceptance to the program. The program admissions committee will review submitted applications in a timely manner.
Director, China Office, Center for Global Health
National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Associate Professor of Global Health
Julius Ctr for Health Sci., Univ. of Utrecht, Netherlands
Assoc. Clinical Professor, Anesth. & Pediatric Critical Care
UC San Diego Health Sciences
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
UC San Diego School of Medicine
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
UC San Diego School of Medicine
The core knowledge and skills that will be obtained by graduates of the certificate include:
1. Gaining a fundamental understanding of the discipline and practice of global health.
2. Getting specialized training in global health as it relates to policy, law, and governance.
3. Applying skills learned in the certificate by participating in simulations and other online group exercises.
4. Allowing students to pursue global health research under the direct mentorship of faculty.
In order to accomplish this, the program will partner with UMC Utrecht, the Netherlands, and the Elevate online learning platform for content expertise and delivery.
Graduates will be competitive for placement in global health-related professions in think tanks, government agencies, non-profit organizations, philanthropies, academic institutions, and private sector actors engaged in global health.
There will be a $95 fee upon
acceptance into the program
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