Global public health

Graduate certificate University of Missouri
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Overview

A graduate certificate in global public health from MU can help you understand the global dimensions of public health issues and strengthen your ability to work effectively with culturally diverse communities. If you are a public health professional looking to expand your core knowledge or a professional in another area exploring the world of public health, this may be the program for you.

Quick facts

Official name

Graduate certificate in global public health

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Graduate certificate

Academic home

School of Health Professions | Department of Public Health

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission
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Career prospects

Potential careers

  • Biostatistician
  • Community health worker
  • Health educator, economist or scientist
  • Policy analyst
  • Researcher
  • Social and community service manager
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
4.75%
Employment growth
Burning Glass Technologies. 2021. Salary numbers and employment growth numbers are based on models that consider advertised job posting salary, Bureau of Labor Statistics data and other proprietary and public sources of information for multiple occupations.
$65,000
Median salary

Program structure

The online graduate certificate in global public health is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Courses are semester-based. Students typically take two classes each semester session and finish the program in a year and a half.

Course work covers

  • Contemporary global health issues, programs, best practices, and stakeholders and constituents
  • Individual, organizational and community concerns, assets, resources and deficits for community-based global health interventions
  • Cultural competency and skills related to populations such as refugees, immigrants and migrant workers
  • Diversity and cultural competency in the development and implementation of public health interventions in domestic and international settings
  • Designing and evaluating public health programs in developing countries

Delivery

100% online

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

1.5 years

Typical course load

2 classes per semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the Department of Public Health