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Global Health and Development

Graduate Certificate


of All Higher-Ed Institutions

-Center for World University Rankings, 2022


In Best Value Among Arizona's Public Universities

- Payscale, 2022

Quick Facts

Credits Required: 13
Cost Per Credit: $900
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Zuckerman College of Public Health

Program Details

To our friends, neighbors and colleagues across the globe, welcome, benvenuto, bienvenidos, Shalom, Karibu, Soo Dhowow, jī āiā nū̃! Your participation in this program ensures that the most up-to-date thinking in public health becomes readily available to communities virtually everywhere.

The Graduate Certificate in Global Health and Development is designed for working professionals and individuals entering the field of global health. This online program is a flexible, academically rigorous option for those who wish to balance coursework and career. Using emerging technologies that are rapidly transforming the ways we communicate, students from around the world will collaborate on new approaches to old problems and gain needed skills in a flexible format.

The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health launched the Global Health Institute (GHI) to find evidence-based solutions to global health problems through the education and training of tomorrow’s global health leaders. This unique partnership promotes collaboration between the University of Arizona, partner universities, organizations, and individuals around the world.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.


The curriculum for this program includes:

HPS 529: Project Design & Implementation in Global Health
HPS 533: Global Health
HPS 534: Infectious Diseases, Global Health & Development
HPS 559: Management of Global Public Health Emergencies