The Global Public Health Graduate Certificate is under review for the 2019-2020 academic year. During this time, the certificate will not be accepting new students.
We apologize for any inconvenience. Please e-mail SPH.Certificate.Inquiries@umich.edu with questions.
Successful certificate students must meet the following requirements:
- All students: Must take PUBHLTH554 and 12 additional credits. Taking PUBHLTH554 during the first year is preferred.
- SPH MPH/MHSA Students: Must take at least 2 SPH courses outside their home department. (In addition to PUBHLTH554)
- SPH MS (Administered by Rackham): Must take at least 2 SPH courses. (In addition to PUBHLTH554)
- Non-SPH students: Must take at least 2 SPH courses. (In addition to PUBHLTH554)
- All students: May count up to 2 non-SPH courses towards the certificate.
- All students: Must achieve a grade of B (3.0) or higher in each certificate course.
- All students: Must complete at least one course aligned with Competency 1. (In addition to PUBHLTH554)
- All students: Must complete courses addressing at least three of Competencies 2-6. (In addition to PUBHLTH554)
- All students: Must have attended at least 2 approved OGPH lectures, discussions, or
workshops per term (or 8 events over two years).
See Global Certificate Approved Events.
Events not listed must be approved in advance by e-mailing SPH.Certificate.Inquiries@umich.edu
- Keep track of your progress with our Global Health Certificate Completion Form.
- Understand definitions, concepts, and principles of the evolving concept of global health, and the policies and processes that underlie its historic development and contemporary context;
- Recognize how recent cultural, political-economic, and environmental trends shape health both locally and globally;
- Effectively utilize the many global health data sets available in the public domain;
- Characterize local, regional and global patterns of health and disease;
- Develop appropriate global health interventions (e.g. policies and programs), and evaluate their impact;
- Demonstrate the capacity to value and promote health equity, human rights, and social and environmental justice
Global Public Health Course and Competency List
Please search courses within Wolverine Access for the most up-to-date term offerings.
|Environmental Health Sciences||1||2||3||4||5||6|
|EHS 614||Water and Global Health||Winter||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|EHS 683||Air Pollution and Global Health [Not offered 2017-2018, 2018-2019]||Winter||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|EHS 690||Practice in Global Environmental Health||Fall||Y||Y|
|EHS 796||Special Topics (Varies)
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|EPID 506||Health of Nations: Introduction to International Health||Fall||Y||Y||Y|
|EPID 605||Infectious Disease Epidemiology||Fall||y||Y|
|EPID 607||Communicable Diseases in Public Health Practice||Winter||Y||Y||Y|
|EPID 609||Vaccines in Public Health [Not offered 2017-2018, 2018-2019]||Winter||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|EPID 618||Global Social Epidemiology||Fall||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|EPID 621||Cancer Epidemiology||Winter||y|
|EPID 634||Foundations in Infectious Disease Transmission Modeling||Winter||Y||Y||Y|
|EPID 650||Principles and Practice of Preventive Medicine [Not offered 2018-2019]||Fall||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|EPID 663||Health, Evidence and Human Rights||Fall||y||y|
|EPID 664||Field Methods for Epidemiology in Developing Countries||Winter||y||y||y|
|EPID 665||Research Seminar in International Health||Winter||y|
|EPID 666||Health and Socioeconomic Development||Winter||y||y||y|
|EPID 673||Epidemiology of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease [Not offered 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019]||Fall||y||y|
|EPID 822||Malaria and Other Important Vector-Borne Diseases [Not offered 2017-2018, 2018-2019]||Fall||y||Y||Y|
|Health Behavior/Health Education||1||2||3||4||5||6|
|HBEHED 540||Fundamentals of Reproductive Health||Fall||Y||Y||Y|
|HBEHED 550||HIV/AIDS: Perspectives on the state of affairs, science and response to a global pandemic [Not offered 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019]||Y||Y||Y|
|HBEHED 617||Global Public Health (note: previously listed as HBEHED 710-004)||Winter||Y||Y||Y|
|Health Management and Policy||1||2||3||4||5||6|
|HMP 624||Health Policy Challenges in Developing Countries||Winter||Y||Y|
|HMP 625||Comparative Health Policy and Management in High Income Countries||Fall||Y||Y|
|HMP 671||Cross-national Comparisons of Aging and Health [Not offered 2017-2018, 2018-2019]||Y||Y||Y|
|HMP 672||Population Health in China [Not offered 2017-2018, 2018-2019]||Y||Y||Y|
|HMP 673||Health Program Management and Evaluation in Resource Poor Countries [Not offered 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019]||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|HMP 677||Health Care Organization: An International Perspective||Fall||Y||Y||Y|
|NUTR 555||Foundations of Sustainable Food Systems||Fall||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|NUTR 633||Evaluation of Global Nutrition Programs||Winter||Y||Y||Y|
|NUTR 644||Global Food Systems Policy||Fall||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|PUBHLTH 554||Applications in Global Public Health (Mandatory Course)||Winter||Y||Y||Y|
|PUBHLTH 616||Public Health in Action - International||Winter||Y||Y||Y|
|Non-SPH Courses That Have Been Approved||1||2||3||4||5||6|
|AAS 462||Globalization and African Health [Not offered 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019]||Y||Y||Y|
|BA 685||International Business Immersion||Winter||Y||Y||Y|
|EAS 555 [Formerly NRE 555]||Climate and Development: Impacts, Mitigation and Adaptation in Less Developed Countries||Y||Y||Y|
|HS 528||Global Perspectives on Research in Vulnerable Populations||Winter||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|LAW 775||ID'ing Human Traff Victims [Not offered 2018-2019]||Y||Y|
|PUBPOL 534||The Economics of Developing Countries||Fall||Y||Y||Y|
|PUBPOL 662||Global Corporate Social Responsibility [Not offered 2018-2019]||Y||Y||Y|
|PUBPOL 676||International Politics of Poverty [Not offered 2018-2019]||Y||Y||Y|
|PUBPOL 717||Social Activism, Democracy, and Globalization from the Perspective of the Global South||Fall||Y||Y||Y|
|PUBPOL 763||Global Issues: Drugs, Crime and Terrorism [offered every other year]||Fall||Y||Y|
|SOC 430||World Population Dynamics||Fall||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|SOC 630||Demographic Methods||Winter||Y||Y||Y|
|STRATEGY 562/TO 563||Innovation in Global Health Delivery||Fall||Y||Y||Y||Y|
|400 graduate-level approved foreign language course, specify:||Y|
|400 graduate-level approved Area Studies course, specify:||Y||Y||Y|
Other UM programs also offer an incredible range of courses involving issues of globalization.
- Literature, Science, and the Arts
- Public Policy
- Social Work
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