The Interprofessional Certificate in Global Health is designed for students and graduates of any discipline wishing to learn about health care in multiple settings around the world. This certificate introduces students to fundamental concepts of global health including social, political, and economic determinants of health. The students have the opportunity to explore disease management and learn how to empower people within their communities to manage their health.
Emphasis on a team approach, the use of technology, and employment of evidence based strategies serve to engage the student in the challenges of health care in a global arena.
The capstone project based on each student’s unique area of interest, will make this certificate appropriate for any student including Global Health, Public Health, Nursing, Health Administration, Allied Health, Medicine or others. This online Interprofessional Certificate in Global Health is completed in 12 semester credit hours. A field experience in the principle area of interest is expected in the final semester as part of the program requirements.
The Interprofessional Certificate in Global Health is completed in 12 semester credit hours.
Current tuition information can be found here or by contacting Student Business Services from 8:30am-4pm CST at (806) 743-7867. Additional school fees applied may vary.
All applicants will be reviewed in an individual and holistic manner. No single factor will determine a student's admission. The Program Chair and appropriate committee carefully evaluate all qualified applicants with regard to the applicants' potential for successful completion of the program.
The Graduate Department Chair and/or Program Director will review the applicant's previous academic preparation and/or competency in required courses in order to award transfer credit. Any deficiencies will be met by enrollment in required courses.
Generally, credits earned at an accredited college or university are accepted for transfer credit provided course content is equivalent. A grade below B is not acceptable for transfer credit.
- Personal statement
- Letters of reference (3)
- All official transcripts (excluding Texas Tech University) for the bachelor degree or other higher education level degree
- 3.0 GPA
- A resume or CV is required
- Students enrolled at another institution are required to provide a letter of good standing
- Ability to perform capably in positions of responsibility for self and others
- Extracurricular activities
- Diversity of experience, such as study abroad, knowledge of other cultures, proficiency in other languages
- First-generation college student
- English as a second language
- Prior enrollment at Texas Tech University
- Evidence of leadership in professional organizations, committees, etc.
- Military service
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How to Apply
It is the responsibility of the applicant to make sure that their application is complete. Please contact Heather Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org for an application. You will be required to complete an application, oath of residency form, personal statement and submit all transcripts (with the exception of transcripts from Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center).
- It is to your advantage to include as much information as possible in your application including any certifications you may have (i.e. BLS, ACLS, PALS, CCRN, etc.), information on any professional nursing organizations of you may be a member, current and previous work experience. Additional tips can be found by reviewing Tips for Successful Applications to the MSN Program.
- Ensure that all required application documents are received by the deadline. It is the responsibility of the applicant, not that of TTUHSC, to make sure that your application is complete and submitted. We will not contact you for missing items. Only applications that are complete by the deadline will be reviewed.