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The curriculum is designed to educate students on the increasingly relevant global health issues that intersect in all disciplines. Students and professionals from career paths influence their field. Students have the opportunity to take their learning abroad in the numerous programs offered by the center and the ODU Office of Study Abroad. Make an impact in a worldwide health setting. The program is open to those with at least a bachelor's degree. Get experience by completing a practicum, supervised research study, or study abroad program and learn from experts in the field.
Program is entirely online (15-credit hours needed to complete)
All academic disciplines welcomed
All professional backgrounds welcomed
This course examines epidemiology as a method for viewing inborn community health problems and as a body of knowledge derived from this method. Skills in using epidemiology as a method and as knowledge to solve community health problems will be included.
This course will introduce the student to the political, social, cultural and ethical issues involved in disease prevention and health promotion globally. Specific emphasis will be on incidence/prevalence, morbidity/mortality, and identified health problems in specific regions and countries. This course will also identify international health prerogatives aimed at improving health status through education and intervention.
This course focuses on global health research with an emphasis on cultural, political and economic influences on health in various regions and provides students opportunities to engage in inter-professional teamwork to brainstorm problem-based issues and establish research proposals.
Students entering the Certificate program in Global Health should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)
Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.
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