Clinical and public health professionals have an increasing need to understand health environments and policy beyond local borders. A global health certificate prepares students for international work.
Gain the knowledge and skills that are necessary to conduct work globally. Topics include comparative health systems and policies, health care administration, finance and services, sociocultural perspectives on health, and the development and evaluation of health promotion programs that are sensitive to local context.
Work with other public health students in the Arnold School through our multi-disciplinary courses.
Learn by Doing
Apply your classroom learning in real scenarios through our integrated practice-based experiences.
Enjoy smaller class sizes and one-on-one interactions with faculty who are leaders in their respective fields.
Study vulnerable populations including adolescents, women, ethnic groups and the LGBTQIA+ community.
What You’ll Study
Courses help develop an understanding of global health issues along with the efforts to alleviate shortfalls through various methods of in-depth investigation and research. Learn about population health, environmental health, health care policy and systems, and food and nutrition along with health education curriculum development and behavioral economics.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Learning about and respecting diverse cultures and beliefs
Gathering and analyzing information for decision-making or problem-solving purposes
Examining their impact and effectiveness in achieving specific goals or objectives
Developing the skills to communicate effectively and work collaboratively across cultures
Understanding and sharing the feelings of others, and demonstrating compassion and support
Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
Learn how alumni use degrees with outcome data from Gamecock GradStats, a service of the University of South Carolina Career Center.
- Global Health Specialist
- Public Health Advisor
- Global Health Consultant
Job Titles of Alumni
- Health Technician Coordinator
- Operating Room Circulator
- Clinical Staff Nurse
- Abuse Detection Analyst
- Health Policy
- International Services
Employers of Alumni
- Emory Healthcare
- Jackson Health System