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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.
Official nameGraduate certificate in global public health
CampusUniversity of Missouri
Program typeGraduate certificate
Academic homeSchool of Health Professions | Department of Public Health
Delivery mode100% online
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission
- Community health worker
- Health educator, economist or scientist
- Policy analyst
- Social and community service manager
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