Certificate Requirements

Number of Credits Required to Complete the Certificate: 12

Required Courses:

Public Health Core Course
SBS 5001Fundamentals of Public Health3
Global Health Core Course
Select one from the following:3
ENVH 5013
Global Environmental Health
HPM 5132
Comparative Health Systems: Local, National, and Global Perspectives
SBS 5008
Global Health: People, Planet, Place
Global Health Electives
Select two from the following: 16
ENVH 5309
Water, Sanitation and Public Health
EPBI 5301
EPBI 8206
Infectious Disease Epidemiology
EPBI 8209
Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS
EPBI 8213
Cancer Epidemiology
GUS 5021
International Urbanization
GUS 8031
Critical Issues in Globalization, Sustainability, and Social Justice
HIM 5256
Global Health Informatics
HPM 5005
International Health Studies Abroad 3
HPM 5107
Forced Migration and Refugee Health
HPM 5131
Health Policy Analysis
Total Credit Hours12

Additional Global Health core courses above may be selected to fulfill the elective requirements.


EPBI 5301 is a graduate-level international internship course designed to support undergraduate students in EPBI 2301 Public Health Beyond Borders. This experience is approved on a case-by-case basis.


HPM 5005 is an overseas experience approved on a case-by-case basis. Students enroll in the course offered by their department of enrollment. This elective can also be completed by engaging in an approved Master of Public Health fieldwork placement overseas.

GPA Required to be Awarded the Certificate: 3.0 minimum