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Degrees and Certificates in Global Health

Online Master of Public Health (MPH) in Global Health

Students in the online Master of Public Health (MPH) in Global Health will learn how to analyze the influences affecting the health and well-being of diverse populations across different cultures and contexts.

You will develop skills in program planning, research, and communication, learning how to assess, monitor and evaluate global health programs, policies and outcomes and design evidence-based programs paying attention to ethics, social justice and human rights. These are key skills required for any robust career in public health.

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Graduate Minor in Global Health

The graduate minor in Global Health is intended for graduate students in Public Health and across the University who are interested in gaining knowledge and skills in global health.

Students will learn about the determinants of global health, emerging health issues in developing countries, global health ethics, and approaches to health monitoring and evaluation in diverse settings.

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Undergraduate Minor in Global Public Health

This minor is designed to provide students with a broad overview of the field's diversity. Reflecting the interdisciplinary approach of the Dornsife School of Public Health, students take courses originating from various public health core disciplines.

This minor will be a relevant course of study for students pursuing pre-med, pre-law, biology and business curricula as well as students interested in population-based applications of psychology, sociology and communications theory.

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Online Certificate in Global Health

The Certificate in Global Health will not be offered in the 2019-2020 academic year, but is expected to be offered in the Fall of 2020.

Drexel's accredited online Certificate in Global Health prepares students, professionals, and practitioners to work in changing environments and with diverse populations. Students will be prepared to respond competently to health challenges that transcend geographic and cultural boundaries, as well as identify and analyze factors that impact disparities in health status, health resources, and access to the health information and services, particularly for marginalized and vulnerable groups.

The program combines online coursework with a required summer integration module and field practicum that includes a 2-3 week supervised experiential (and cultural immersion) global health field experience and study tour that takes place in collaboration with a local, international or community-based global health organization in locations across the globe. Students in the Global Health certificate program will submit an application and pay a program fee in addition to tuition in order to participate in the summer field experience. View Drexel in the Field: Senegal and The Gambia, a book by the students of 2013's class.

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