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Online Certificate and Diploma Programs

 

 

Certificate in Global Health

 
The Certificate in Global Health is designed for those interested in learning about the fundamentals of quality global health delivery. Scholars gain a comprehensive understanding about best practices in global health and the complexities of global health delivery. While gaining essential practical skills in global health delivery, Scholars learn about interpersonal communication in the health setting, metrics, and how to delivery quality healthcare programs. Scholars develop the capacity to evaluate, implement, support, and design global health delivery programs. Required courses:

Certificate in Global Health Practice

 
The Certificate in Global Health Practice prepares students and professionals who will be involved in healthcare delivery in a resource-poor location. Scholars gain a comprehensive understanding about the complexities of global health delivery, and they learn about the theory and practices of global health in order to maximize contributions to global health field experiences. Scholars also learn about cultural competency, cultural awareness, and ethics and professionalism while working in an international setting.
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Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship 


The Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship is designed for those interested in learning about social entrepreneurship, innovation, and successful strategies in scaling ideas. Scholars learn about the complexities of global health and the ethics of innovation, while also learning about the theory and practices of social entrepreneurship. This certificate prepares Scholars to address global health challenges through novel social entrepreneurship approaches. Required courses:

Certificate in Global Health Research  


The Certificate in Global Health Research is essential for anyone interested in or involved with public health research. The certificate equips students and professionals with analytical skills and important research strategies that ensure quality design and implementation of a field-based research study. Scholars learn how to design and implement a quality global health-focused research study, and there is a considerable focus on how to avoid common pitfalls in public health research. The course material also explores the important ethical issues surrounding global health research. Required courses:

Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation 

 

The Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation is designed to highlight the importance of outcomes and impact in global health interventions. Scholars learn about disease surveillance and evaluation of impact in public health programs, in order to ensure that innovations work towards positive change. Required courses:

Certificate in Global Health Technology

 

The Certificate in Global Health Technology is designed for those interested in learning about the steps and challenges involved in designing and implementing technology to improve public health. Scholars learn about this process in a methodical way, from the brainstorming phase and determining a challenge to address, to the point of scaling up technology. Required Courses:

Certificate in Health Education Strategies

 

The Certificate in Health Education Strategies is designed for those interested in or involved with health education programs. Scholars learn about the complexities and realities of health education and health promotion, while also exploring common cultural, religious, language, and social barriers that impede health education. The course material also explores school-based health interventions, peer-to-peer health education programs, as well as culturally-specific visual communication tools that enhance health understanding and improve health outcomes. Required courses:

Certificate in Effective Program Development

 

The Certificate in Effective Program Development provides a comprehensive understanding about program development, outcomes, and evidence-based program design. Scholars learn about effective strategies for program development, metrics, and impact. Required courses:

Certificate in Public Health Management

 

The Certificate in Effective Program Development provides a comprehensive understanding about program development, outcomes, and evidence-based program design. Scholars learn about effective strategies for program development, metrics, and impact. Required courses:

Certificate in Maternal and Child Health


The Certificate in Maternal and Child Health is designed for those interested in learning about the complexities of global health and the unique barriers to healthcare that face women and children. Scholars gain a comprehensive understanding about issues in maternal and child survival, and also learn about innovations in healthcare for women and children. Required courses:

Certificate in Refugee Health


The Certificate in Refugee Health provides a comprehensive understanding about patient barriers to care, innovations in healthcare, and education for those in refugee camps as well as for resettled refugees. Scholars learn about refugee camp economies, local social entrepreneurship, and cross-cultural understanding. Required courses:

Certificate in Urban Health


The Certificate in Urban Health is designed to teach Scholars about the unique challenges relating to public health in urban areas. Scholars learn about water, sanitation, air pollution, and other concepts relating to urban health. Required course:

Certificate in Community Development


The Certificate in Community Development offers a comprehensive understanding about best practices and strategies in community development, including Asset Based Community Development (ABCD). Scholars learn about the complexities of community development, as well as the theory, history, and practices of community development. Required courses:

Certificate in Cultural Competency

 

The Certificate in Cultural Competency is designed for those participating in an international setting. Scholars gain a comprehensive understanding about cultural competency and cultural awareness in the international setting. The course material explores language barriers, how to work with translators, cultural differences and cultural understanding, trust, and ethics and professionalism while working in an international setting. Required courses:

Certificate in Social Marketing and Entrepreneurship

 

The Certificate in Social Marketing and Entrepreneurship provides a comprehensive understanding about spending practices at the Base of the Pyramid. Scholars learn about innovation, entrepreneurship, management, social marketing, and social mobilization in developing countries. Required courses:

Certificate in Community Eye Health

 

The Certificate in Community Eye Health is designed for those interested or involved with eye care delivery programs. Scholars learn about best practices in global health and community eye health. The course material explores medication management, measuring outcomes, metrics, and quality healthcare delivery. Required courses:

 

Review complete details at http://www.uniteforsight.org/global-health-university/enroll-community-eye-health

 

Certificate in Environmental Health

 

The Certificate in Environmental Health provides Scholars with a comprehensive understanding about environmental health, including innovation and social entrepreneurship strategies in environmental health. Required courses:

Certificate in Nutrition, Food, and Hunger

 

The Certificate in Nutrition, Food, and Hunger is designed to teach Scholars about the global health challenges and potential solutions relating to nutrition and food accessibility. Scholars learn about malnutrition, food distribution, health problems associated with hunger and other related topics, which are integral to global health. Required courses:

Certificate in Surgery and Global Health

 

The Certificate in Surgery and Global Health is designed to teach Scholars about the global health challenges and topics related to surgery. Scholars learn about surgery ethics, emergency care, how to cope with a lack of surgical resources, and more. Required courses: