New York Medical College

School of Health Sciences and Practice

Graduate Certificate in Global Health



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate - Global Health

Format: Online

Program Description:

The 12-credit graduate certificate in Global Health emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention in different populations around the world. The courses focus on the role of primary health care in less developed countries with a concentration on prevention and control of communicable diseases and nutritional problems. The program demonstrates the application of general public health principles to clinical tropical medicine, environmental health, maternal and child health, disabilities and nutrition. Courses also include training in healthcare planning, design, management, and evaluation with special emphasis on international settings. The faculty includes internationally recognized practitioners and scholars with significant experience in international health. Students undergraduate preparation should include exposure to the physical and social sciences. The certificate may be combined with an MPH. The following are the courses: Primary Care Around the World Infectious Diseases and Public Health Comparative Healthcare Delivery Systems Women and Health: A Global Perspective


New York Medical College is chartered by the Regents of the State of New York, and all of its degree programs are authorized by the New York State Department of Education. The College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 12

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 875 USD

Classification: Specialized Institution—Medical school or medical center

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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