Global Health and Public Affairs Graduate Certificate

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College : Health and Public Affairs Degree :CRT
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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Graduate Certificate in Global Health and Public Affairs prepares students for education, research, service and community partnership development roles in international contexts. An interdisciplinary seminar provides graduate students from disciplines in the College of Health and Public Affairs, College of Nursing and College of Medicine opportunities to engage in collaborative learning to advocate for improved health and welfare in global communities. Students may choose a concentration in Global Public Affairs or Global Health Affairs.

CURRICULUM

The Global Health and Public Affairs graduate certificate consists of two required courses and two elective courses for a total of 12 credit hours. One Study Abroad course is encouraged. Students should consult with an adviser to determine if certificate courses may be used as electives toward their degree program.
Total Credit Hours Required:
12 Credit Hours Minimum beyond the Bachelor's Degree

Required Courses—6 Credit Hours

  • PAF 6720 Graduate Seminar in Global Health and Public Affairs Research (3 credit hours, required regardless of concentration)

For the second required course, choose one of the following courses:

  • CJL 5049 International Perspectives on Law and Justice (6 credit hours)
  • HSA 6112 International Health Systems (3 credit hours)
  • PAD 6836 Comparative Global Public Administration (3 credit hours)

Elective Courses—6 Credit Hours

Choose two courses (6 credit hours) from one of the following concentrations.

Global Public Affairs Concentration

  • CJL 5049 International Perspectives on Law and Justice (6 credit hours)
  • CCJ 5931 Contemporary Criminal Justice Strategies (3 credit hours)
  • CCJ 6067 Perspectives on Genocide (3 credit hours)
  • CCJ 6675 Human Rights and Criminal Justice (3 credit hours)
  • PAD 6836 Comparative Global Public Administration (3 credit hours)
  • XXX 5957/6958 Study Abroad (Study abroad from College of Health and Public Affairs, College of Nursing or College of Medicine)

Global Health Concentration

  • SPA 6474 Assessment and Management of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations (3 credit hours)
  • HSA 6112 International Health Systems (3 credit hours)
  • HSC 6607 Lifestyle Medicine (3 credit hours)
  • PHC 6003 Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases (3 credit hours)
  • PHC 6411 Health and Society (3 credit hours)
  • SOW 5132 Diverse Client Populations (3 credit hours)
  • SOW 6109 Violence Against Women: A Global Perspective (3 credit hours)
  • NGR 5894C International Perspectives of Global Health (3 credit hours)
  • XXX 5957/6958 Study Abroad (Study abroad from College of Health and Public Affairs, College of Nursing or College of Medicine)

Application Requirements

Admission is open to students admitted to a master’s or doctorate degree program in UCF's College of Health and Public Affairs, College of Nursing and the College of Medicine. Applicants must apply online to the graduate certificate program and official transcripts must be submitted.  All requested materials must be submitted by the established deadline.

Application Deadlines

Global Health and Public Affairs Graduate Certificate *Fall Priority Fall Spring Summer
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*Applicants who plan to enroll full time in a degree program and who wish to be considered for university fellowships or assistantships should apply by the Fall Priority date.

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