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Global Health and Development, Postgraduate Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #85 (BCR) Online
Global Health and Development degree offered by the University of Arizona is the product of many thoughtful scholars whose goal is to share knowledge that will improve health and well being all people around the world. Your participation in this program assures that the most up-to-date thinking in public health becomes readily available to communities virtually everywhere.
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Overview

This is an exciting time for Global Health and Development degree offered by the University of Arizona, a time for unearthing new ways to approach old problems through breathtaking technological advances.  Less than two decades ago the World Wide Web was an interesting toy; now it is the world’s central nervous system bringing together people and ideas in historically novel ways.  Wireless technologies are rapidly transforming the ways people communicate – voice one day, text the next.  Public health has barely scratched the surface of insight into how these, and future, technologies can change our research and our practices.

The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH) houses the Global Health Institute (GHI), one of the many centers of excellence in education, research, and service of the University of Arizona’s Health Sciences Center.  GHI is dedicated to finding evidence-based solutions to global health problems through the education and training of tomorrow’s global health leaders. It is a unique partnership that promotes collaboration between the University of Arizona, partner universities, organizations, and individuals around the world. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Fundamentals Of Global Health & Development
  • Project Design & Implementation In Global Health & Development
  • Nutrition In Global Health & Development
  • Infectious Diseases, Global Health & Development
  • Microfinance/social Business, Global Health & Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    13 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • The coursework competency requirements for graduate UA Online students vary. Start by exploring our programs to determine your admissions requirements.
  • A completed application form
  • Payment of application fee
  • Official high school/college transcript(s)
  • Submit your transcript(s)

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5568 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5118 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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