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International Health

Global Health Certificate Courses

Students must take all four required courses

Required Courses

Course NumberNameTerm Offered On-campusTerm Offered Online
 Introduction to Online Learning ( This class must be taken prior to the first class taken by the newly enrolled student. It must be taken a month before the term starts.
220.601Introduction to International Health (4 credits)13
221.688Social and Behavioral Foundations of Primary Health Care (4 credits)*S, 3
223.680Global Disease Control Programs and Policies (4 credits)**44
S: Summer
*Online only
Non-JHSPH students email to register

Elective Courses

Students must complete at least six credits from the following courses

Course NumberNameTerm Offered On-CampusTerm Offered Online
221.606Training Methods and Continuing Education for Health Workers (4 credits)*S
221.612Confronting the burden of Injuries: A Global Perspective (3 credits22
221.620Using Summary Measures for Population Health to Improve Health Systems (4 credits)44
221.624Urban Health in Developing Countries (3 credits)*4
221.631.81Evaluation of Safety Interventions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (3 credits)*3
221.635Advances in Community-Oriented Primary Health Care (4 credits)33
221.639Health Care in Humanitarian Emergencies (3 credits)21
221.645Large-Scale Effectiveness Evaluations of Health Programs (3 credits)44
221.646Health Systems in Low and Middle Income Countries (3 credits)22
221.722Quality Assurance Management Methods for Developing Countries (4 credits)11
223.682Clinical and Epidemiological Aspects of Tropical Diseases (3 credits)44
410.640Global Tobacco Control (3 credits)*2, 4
222.649International Nutrition (3 credits)4N/A
223.662Vaccine Development (4 credits) 2N/A
S = Summer
* = Online only