Beyond what you see every day in the United States, health disparities still exist from the remote Mozambique villages to the urban Haitian towns. More than a billion people have not benefited from increased life expectancy and a lowered risk of infectious disease because they still live in poverty.
Reducing the high rate of morbidity and mortality suffered by the poor will require focusing on interventions that can achieve the greatest improvement in health. The world needs public health professionals, including you, to develop those interventions.
Change your global mindset through learning from faculty studying agricultural injuries in China, mood disorders in Costa Rica, indoor air pollution in Honduras and maternal and child health in Papua New Guinea without leaving the classroom.
Prepare yourself for leadership roles in a variety of international settings or your own global adventures through the Colorado School of Public Health’s global health courses. Course examples include Perspectives in International Health, Ethics and International Development and International Nutrition.
Be Called to Action.
Be called to action by the Center for Global Health which recognizes the right that all humans deserve the best health possible, transcends borders to train health professionals and tackles humanity’s greatest health challenges. Attend the Center’s yearly Global Health Symposium and learn from or network with leaders in refugee health, HIV/AIDS, microfinance, social justice and many more.
If you desire to work in an African refugee camp fighting malnutrition or in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic educating slum residents how to treat their water, the Center or ColoradoSPH faculty will help connect you to international organizations and mentors who can show you the way.
Your global passions are turned into actions at ColoradoSPH.
A global mission - achieved through public health
The Colorado School of Public Health offers opportunities for global education - from the MPH and certificate programs, to individual global health and study abroad courses.
Master of Public Health - Global Health Programs
Consider building your global education around a master of public health concentration, including options like:
- Global Health & Health Disparities
- Global Health & Community Health Education
- Global Health & Applied Biostatistics
- Global Health & Environmental and Occupational Health
- Global Health & Epidemiology
- Global Health & Health Systems, Management and Policy
- Global Health & Maternal and Child Health
Certificate in Global Public Health
As a stand alone or add-on option, the Certificate in Global Public Health offers students a focused look at global health issues, policies, and the barriers to improving health worldwide.