Global Health Studies Certificate Course Requirements
Global Health Studies Certificate Advising Worksheet
GHS certificate requires 18 s.h.
See Overview for additional requirements
GHS:2000 Introduction to Global Health Studies (or GHS:4900 Approaches to Global Health) 3 s.h.
GHS:3010 Identifying / Developing a Global Health Project 3 s.h.
GHS:3030 Global Health Today (formerly Global Health conference; may be repeated for elective credit) 1 s.h
GHS:3720 Contemporary Issues in Global Health 3 s.h
GHS:3850 Promoting Health Globally -or- GHS:3500 Global Public Health 3 s.h..
GHS:4990 Independent Project in Global Health 1 s.h.
(students enroll in this during the semester in which the report/presentation is completed)
GHS electives (chosen from the approved course list) 4 s.h.
Students may petition to take courses not on the approved list, providing these courses can be shown to include substantial material related to global health. To petition for a course to be included in the certificate program, students should submit an online course petition form, and email a syllabus for the course to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students must earn at least 12 s.h. for the certificate in courses numbered 3000 or above taken at the University of Iowa. A maximum of 6 s.h. of coursework used to satisfy another major, minor or certificate may be applied toward the certificate. A maximum of 3 s.h. of GHS:4990 Independent Project in GH may be used in the GHS certificate. All coursework completed for the certificate must be graded.