Minors & Certificates

Global Health Studies

What is Global Health Studies?

Within the Global Health Studies certificate, Students will gain knowledge and understanding of the global burden of disease and threats to well-being.  Understand and be prepared to promote policies and practices that ensure health care is delivered in an ethically responsible and culturally sensitive manner..  Learn to critically review global health programs and policies from a variety of perspectives.



Contact the program director, whose name and information appear on this page.

UC Advantages and Special Opportunities

Students in McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) enjoy many benefits afforded through study at a research-extensive institution ranked among the nation's top 25 public research universities. UC's urban, Tristate location offers exciting opportunities for global education, research and service learning, while its student-centered focus includes an 11:1 student-faculty ratio, a nationally recognized Center for Exploratory Studies and a highly successful First Year Experience program that teaches critical skills for first-year students and provides connections with important campus resources. 

Admission Requirements

Students already pursuing a degree in any college at UC can add the certificate to their program. Be sure to submit a declaration of the certificate program using our online form.

In addition, you must meet with the program director so that they are aware that you are pursuing the certificate and can advise you appropriately. Do this early enough to avoid delay in obtaining your certificate.

Students not currently pursuing a degree may declare the certificate after establishing non-matriculated status.

Graduation Requirements

Make sure that you have declared the certificate program online. Next, make sure that the certificate program director is aware of when you are finishing the program. If you are pursuing another bachelor's degree, then your certificate will be reviewed at the time that you submit your separate degree application.


The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Quick Facts

Undergraduate Certificate Degree in Global Health Studies

Full-Time Program Duration

1 Years


Uptown Campus West


French Hall-West 3605
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0370
Phone: (513) 556-2423
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