M.S. Global Health, Global Health Graduate Certificate
This degree incorporates epidemiology and biostatistics, region-based nutrition, cross-cultural perspectives on health issues, community health assessment, program evaluation, international health systems and organizations, and international health research. Practicum or thesis options allow students to explore current dilemmas, demands, and health services with a global focus and perspective.
Graduates of this program will be given the knowledge base and skills to work and conduct research within the global health environment. Through course work and experiential learning, students will be prepared to work in the diverse cultural and multidisciplinary environments inherent in global health. Students will learn about the fundamentals of global public health, including epidemiology, environmental health, global health policies, and sociocultural influences on health and behavior. Students will also be trained in how to collaborate among nonprofit, governmental, and business sectors. Graduates will be prepared to work in international health organizations such as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), governmental organizations, and multilateral organizations, or may choose to pursue a research pathway and continue toward a terminal degree.
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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). GMU FAFSA Code: 003749
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999