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Program Details

The graduate certificate in International Public Health offered by Michigan State University is a completely online course that will fit the needs of both full-time and part-time students. Participants in this course will learn about international public health in connection to the developing world and the United States. Students will become knowledgeable in areas of global health issues while enrolled in this program.

While in this program, students will complete 15 credit hours worth of courses. These courses include Global Public Health, Comparative Global Healthcare Systems, Poverty and Public Health, Cultural Aspects of Public Health Practice, and Water and Public Health: A Global Perspective. Students will learn about biostatistics, human rights, environmental health sciences, public health ethics, public health policy, health informatics, and international and environmental health.

The College of Human Medicine, through which this program is offered, is dedicated to educating physicians to apply scientific knowledge to help medical problems, the health status in humankind, and utilize leadership positions to help achieve equal opportunities for health care. By the end of this particular certificate program, students will be able to examine healthcare interventions for cultural appropriateness, work on a leadership team dedicated to designing health interventions, and understand how to further promote health while preventing disability and death.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools