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Global Health (Graduate Certificate)

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.

Global Health (Graduate Certificate)


Description


What is Global Health at ODU like?

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 Highlights


What makes Global Health at ODU unique?

  • Program is entirely online (15-credit hours needed to complete)

  • All academic disciplines welcomed

  • All professional backgrounds welcomed

Careers


What are some careers in this field?

Check out these ideas from ODU Career Development Services and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET). A median salary is the midpoint of what people typically earn—half of those surveyed earned above the median salary, and half earned below.

Courses


What are some courses offered in Global Health at ODU?

HLSC 746:
Epidemiology


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.

HLSC 776:
Global Health


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.

HLSC 785:
Issues and Opportunities in Global Health Research


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.

Requirements


What are the requirements to apply for Global Health at ODU?

Students entering the Certificate program in Global Health should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Graduate Admission)

Cost

Tuition and Fees

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.

Virginia Resident


Per Credit:

$ 551

Non-Resident


Per Credit:

$ 1,387

Technology Delivered Courses Outside Virginia and/or the United States


Per Credit:

$ 595

Ways to Save

Here are a few ways for you to save on the cost of attending ODU. For more information visit University Student Financial aid

Next Steps


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Contact


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LECTURER


Name:

Michele Kekeh


Location:

3011 HEALTH SCIENCES BLDG, NORFOLK, VA, 23529



Office:

757-683-5293


Graduate Admissions


Location:

1000 Rollins Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3685


Fax:

757-683-6512


Email:

gradadmit@odu.edu


International Admissions


Location:

2101 Dragas Hall, Norfolk, VA 23529


Phone Office:

757-683-3701


Fax:

757-683-3651


Email:

intladm@odu.edu

Additional Programs


Are there other programs at ODU I may be interested in?

With over 120 undergraduate programs, 130 graduate programs at the master'seducation specialist and doctoral levels plus a wealth of certificate and professional development programs, Old Dominion University has the program for you. Visit our academic program listing page to see other programs ODU has to offer.

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