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Online Undergraduate Certificate in
Global Healthcare

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The Undergraduate Certificate in Global Healthcare prepares students to understand the history and progress of global healthcare and the policies that come with it. Students gain knowledge of disasters around the globe and the responses that are available to deal with them.

Graduates of the Undergraduate Certificate in Global Healthcare learn how to participate in the mission of God in the world through care for humanity in various cultural settings across the globe. The international faculty are driven by global health needs that require integrated spiritual and healthcare solutions in order to transform lives and communities.

Program Features

  • Integrated practicums allow you to gain valuable real-world experience
  • Learn from academic practitioners from around the world
  • Credits earned in this certificate program can apply to a Missional University Bachelor degree program

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What Will I Study?

We offer the most comprehensive approach to caring for physical health in the mission of God.

Addresses the worldwide experience of suffering through a biblically-informed perspective for the sake of the Church’s mission to a hurting world. Topics addressed in this course will include pastoral care, nursing, healthcare, and healing (both spiritual and physical) as they pertain to disease and disability. Students will be assessed on the readings and lectures through online discussion, case-studies, and service projects.

This course defines ecotheology and ecomissiology as applied to global health and medical mission. Students will be able to describe how various climate regimes impact health, with a focus on the tropics (10/40 window), including severe weather and climate events and tropical diseases.

Introduction to the diversity of epidimeology and resources across the globe.

The course traces the history of Global health from its inception to its current status with specific focus on Policy.

This course examines the environmental impact on community health and safety as well as assesses the influence of biological information on public health laws, policies, and regulations. Focus is placed on determining relationships between chemical, biological, and physical factors and environmental threats that produce negative health outcomes. Topics covered in this course include historical and current approaches for assessing, preventing, and controlling environmental hazards, waste management, air and water quality, occupational health and safety, vector borne diseases and control, food safety and regulation; environmental justice; and other relevant global environmental health concerns.

This course provides the foundational concepts and practical skills for designing and implementing surveillance systems, for using surveillance data for the conduct and evaluation of public health programs and research. Topics covered in this course include historical development of surveillance; planning a surveillance system, sources of health related information, collecting surveillance data, analyzing and interpreting surveillance data, and the use of surveillance data for public health action.

When Can I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates each year to give you flexibility in your education, life and work schedules.

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A Career in Joining the Mission of God

Is this Your Mission?

Healthcare Missionary, Community Health Ministry Leader, Community Health Worker, Community Outreach Coordinator, Healthcare Educator, Healthcare Policy Advocate, Healthcare Project Manager, Healthcare Policy Associate

 

 

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How Much Will it Cost?

We offer tuition based upon country of residence.  According to the Human Development Index, all countries around the world fall into one of four categories:
  • (Tier 1) - Very High Human Development
  • (Tier 2) High Human Development
  • (Tier 3) Medium Human Development
  • (Tier 4) Low Human Development
Our tiered global tuition makes higher education affordable for everyone world wide.

TIER COUNTRIES

100% Tuition

 

$295
per credit hour

 

3 credit course
$885

TIER COUNTRIES

80% Tuition

 

$236
per credit hour

 

3 credit course
$708

TIER COUNTRIES

60% Tuition

 

$177
per credit hour

 

3 credit course
$531

TIER COUNTRIES

40% Tuition

 

$118
per credit hour

 

3 credit course
$354

Tiered tuition based on country of origin and scholarships available.  Find your country of residence here for more information.
Tuition may be further reduced by participating in the Sponsorship Program.