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  • Certificate in Global Health

    Overview

    Drexel's accredited online Certificate in Global Health prepares students, professionals, and practitioners to work in changing environments and with diverse populations. Students will be prepared to respond competently to health challenges that transcend geographic and cultural boundaries, as well as identify and analyze factors that impact disparities in health status, health resources, and access to the health information and services, particularly for marginalized and vulnerable groups.

    Field Experience

    The program combines online coursework with an integration module and field practicum that includes a 2-3 week supervised experiential (and cultural immersion) global health field experience and study tour that takes place in collaboration with a local, international or community-based global health organization in locations across the globe.  

    View Drexel in the Field: Senegal and The Gambia, a book by the students of 2013's class.


    State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more.

    Curriculum

    Required Courses 
    PBHL 704Proseminar in Global Health Ethics (Offered as a series of three 1-credit seminar courses.)3.0
    PBHL 705Public Health in Developing Countries3.0
    PBHL 706Globalization, Development and Comparative Health Systems3.0
    PBHL 707Monitoring and Evaluation in Global Health3.0
    PBHL 708Global Health Integration Module and Field Practicum Experience6.0
    Total Credits18.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended 
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $1096 per credit.


    • This rate applies only to new online students.
      • Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
    • This program is eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
    • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
    • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

     

    Academic Calendar

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 
    Exams Begin 
    Exams End 

    Fall 2016     

    September 19, 2016

    December 3, 2016

    December 5, 2016

    December 10, 2016

    Winter 2017 

    January 9, 2017

    March 18, 2017

    March 20, 2017

    March 25, 2017

    Spring 2017 

    April 3, 2017

    June 10, 2017

    June 12, 2017

    June 16, 2017

    Summer 2017 

    June 26, 2017

    September 2, 2017

    September 5, 2017

    September 9, 2017

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