Graduate Certificate in Global Health
SUNY at Albany

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Global Health was designed for both current Master of Public Health students and practicing health professionals who are interested in expanding their understanding of global health issues in an increasingly interconnected world.  Global health involves the most fundamental values of society, including social justice and health equity, collaboration and partnerships, capacity building, and ethical reasoning.  Students gain competencies that can be applied in both international and domestic settings, such as project management, strategic analysis, and social, cultural, and political awareness.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in a completed bachelor’s and/or graduate degree
  • One semester of mathematics (algebra or pre-calculus) or statistics with a grade of B or higher
  • One semester of social sciences
  • Personal statement 
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts

Special Accreditation

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education