Global Health Certificate

In the Graduate Certificate in Global Health at Temple’s College of Public Health, students develop the core skills and theoretical foundations they need to address public health issues that are prevalent in a majority of the world, including access to basic preventive care; emergency disaster relief; maternal and child healthcare; and water, sanitation and hygiene.

This academic certificate is open to all students who are currently completing graduate degrees in the College of Public Health. Courses in the Global Health certificate program provide a global health perspective on your existing area of graduate study and provide a foundation for international careers in public health or health services.

What sets apart our Global Health Certificate?

  • Open international career prospects

Gain global health experience in your area of expertise, and strengthen your ability to work in an international setting.

  • Gain real-world experience on a global scale

You may choose to count international fieldwork or a study-abroad experience as one of your electives, which will give you the opportunity to both earn academic credit and improve your professional networking in global or international health.

  • Learn from our renowned faculty

Our faculty are experts in environmental toxicology; global health program development; water, sanitation and hygiene; and more.

Program Format

This program can be taken as a supplement a full graduate degree in the College of Public Health. It cannot be taken independently. The Global Health certificate is 12 credits, including a public health core course, one of two seminars in international or global health and two elective courses. You may apply international fieldwork or a study-abroad experience to one of your elective course requirements, which will help you find professional placements in global or international health.

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Academic Advising

The College of Public Health offers extensive, personalized advising to students in each department. If you have questions about the Global Health certificate program, contact the program advisor.

Theresa White
Senior Graduate Advisor
Phone: 215-204-5105

Tuition & Fees

The Global Health Certificate (Graduate) program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full or part time), in-state or out-of-state residency and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2017–2018 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $928.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,276.00 per credit
Online: $960 per credit


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