2014-2015 Graduate Course Catalog 
    Jul 23, 2024  
2014-2015 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Health, CAS

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Brooks Gump, Graduate Program Director, 315-443-2208, bbgump@syr.edu

The Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Global Health is a 19-credit hour graduate program providing students applied skills in global health policy and practice. This program emphasizes the integration of social and behavioral determinants of health combined with practice and evidence-based strategies for developing, implementing, and evaluating programs and policies in global settings. The CAS in Global Health can be offered in combination with any graduate degree, or pursued as a stand-alone Certificate. It is particularly useful in providing students in technical or terminal degrees with global health credentials to help them pursue their careers in a global setting. A practicum concluding the program provides students direct field experience.

Students pursuing a CAS in Global Health will learn to design and implement multidisciplinary fieldwork in global settings through adaptation of technical methodologies and strategies across disciplines. Additionally, this graduate certificate program offers students opportunities for meaningful global engagement with stakeholders in ascertaining needs of communities and appropriate, sustainable strategies for improving health.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate coursework.

Global Health Graduate Electives

One elective course is required. Elective courses are approved courses offered through the University in global health-related fields or appropriate technical fields, such as

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