Lutchmie Narine, Graduate Director and Department Chair
444B White Hall
The CAS in Global Health is a 15 credit hour graduate program providing students advanced knowledge in global health concepts, policy, and practice. 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.
Applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in undergraduate coursework. Requirements include an official transcript, personal statement and 2 letters of recommendation (one of which must be an academic references; the other may be a professional reference).
Eligibility requirement: To be awarded a CAS, a student must be matriculated in the certificate program for at least one semester. Matriculation may not be backdated.
Program may be pursued on a part-time basis with department approval
Students only enrolled in a CAS program are not eligible for department financial aid. Additional information regarding loan availability for CAS programs can be found at https://graduateadmissions.syr.edu/funding/
Students may transfer up to 3 credits. Substituted/transferred course work should cover material equivalent to that which is covered in the relevant required course. Substitution/transfer requests will need to be approved by the Public Health graduate program director.
CAS; 15 credit hours