Global Health Systems and Services is a 12-credit, four-course online graduate certificate program.
Participants will acquire expertise in global health systems and services. Students will most likely be practicing professionals with a health background who are employed or seeking employment in positions requiring this knowledge.
Program Completion Timeline
- All four courses will be offered at least once each year to enable individuals to complete the program within one year.
- Participants can start the program in the Winter/Spring or in Fall term (there is no summer admission).
- Participants can take more than a year (up to three years) to complete the program if they wish.
Our goal is to provide you with advanced knowledge and practical training so that what you learn is both relevant and applicable to your professional context. We have designed the program so that you will develop the expertise in global health you need to succeed in positions requiring this knowledge.
Upon completion, you will be able to do the following:
• Understand the different international health organizations and their roles in promulgating global health systems, policies, and procedures and organizing health services
• Assess and design global health programs within different national contexts
• Implement and evaluate global health programs to maximize contributions to effective policy, enhanced practice, and improved and sustainable health outcomes
• Work effectively within diverse cultural settings and across national, and international political landscapes to maximize contributions to effective policy and enhanced practice.
• Build interdisciplinary teams and communicate with clinical providers, administrators, and patients using appropriate cultural practices.
• Use a systems approach to health services management including strategic planning, budgeting, and resource allocation.