The 15-Credit Global Health Inequities Certificate Program can help you advance your knowledge and skills in the particularities and complexities in inequities in global health.  The intention of the graduate certificate program in Global Health Inequities is to enable students to receive training in areas that are essential to understanding how they can prevent, measure, and address health inequities to ultimately protect the health of diverse global populations.

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS (15 CREDITS)

PHC 6401 – Management of Public Health Programs (3 Credits)

PHC 6441 – Health Inequities in America (3 Credits)

PHC 6462 – Cultural Humility, Proficiency, and Ethics (3 Credits)

PHC 6703 – Special Problems in Public Health (3 Credits)

PHC 6914 – Principles of Global Health (3 Credits)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must have:

  • Completed an accredited undergraduate program in the U.S. or its equivalent.
  • Demonstrated academic achievement in an appropriate discipline.

Applicants must submit:

  • Application for admission.
  • Official Transcripts
  • Letter of Intent, including statement of purpose for application to the certificate program.
  • One (1) Letter of Recommendation
  • Application Fee

International Applicants must submit:

TOEFL Scores and WES evaluations

Global Health Inequities Certificate Program is intended for:

  • State and local health department employees
  • Clinicians
  • Pharmaceutical industry employees
  • Student interested in learning about global health inequities in global health

PROGRAM DESIGN

The schedule for completing the Global Health Inequities Certificate Program is flexible.  You can complete the program in three (3) semesters, if desired, or you can plan a schedule for completing the five (5) courses over a 1.5 year period.

The certificate courses may be applied toward a MPH or DrPH at the FAMU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Institute of Public Health. (Certificate holders must still apply and be admitted to the MPH or DrPH program).

COST

Tuition is governed by Florida A&M University and is subject to change annually.  Please visit http://www.famu.edu/StudentAccounts/Fee%20Schedule%20Effective%20Fall%202016.pdf to confirm current tuition rates and fees.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Institute of Public Health                               Program Coordinator

(850) 599-3301                                                Yussif Dokurugu, DrPH

                                                                        Yussif.dokurugu@famu.edu