Format: Online, In-Class

This 15-hour certificate program is offered to any UAB graduate student who wishes to gain knowledge and skills in the field of global health. Students may choose from several online or classroom-based courses to meet the requirements for this program. Upon successful completion of program requirements, students will receive a certificate of completion awarded by UAB. This certificate can be used as part of UAB’s new interdisciplinary master’s degree program. Application deadlines for this certificate follow the UAB Graduate School’s application deadlines for Degree-Seeking Students.

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Currently enrolled UAB graduate students should apply by submitting the following form: Enroll in the Graduate Certificate of Global Health.

Applicants not currently enrolled at UAB should apply by completing an application through the UAB Graduate School.

Admissions requirements include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Statement of Purpose

Certificate students may apply for the MPH or other degree programs within the UAB School of Public Health and if admitted, the courses taken will be counted towards the completion of the degree program. If you have questions about the program prior to enrolling, please reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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