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Advanced Certificate in Global Health (12 Credits)

Global Health

Study Health and Health Care Around the World

The Advanced Certificate in Global Health takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying the health of populations across the world, irrespective of national or political boundaries. In this program, you will examine the ways health disparities and specific risk factors affect local and global populations, as well as how international agencies advocate for individuals, increase access to health care, and ensure that top health standards are met around the world.

  • The Advanced Certificate in Global Health is offered in a fully online distance education format.
  • This 12-credit certificate will enhance your knowledge of the health, socio-economic and political environments that affect the health status of individuals and population groups.
  • The certificate may be taken independently and upon completion may serve as an entry to the M.P.H., or it may be completed as part of an M.P.H. degree in any of the degree program areas.
  • The faculty includes internationally recognized practitioners and scholars with significant experience in international health, and ties to the United Nations.

Ready to apply?

Prospective (Non-NYMC) students: Applicants to all of our public health programs must apply through the School of Public Health Application Services, SOPHAS.

Current students: Please fill out the form on the Registrar’s website.


Required Courses: 12 credits



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