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Global Health, Certificate

The discipline of international health has evolved significantly over the past 150 years, and along with it, great interest in solving and preventing the world’s biggest health problems. To meet this growing interest among our students and faculty, NYIT created the Center for Global Health in 2007 as a collaboration between the College of Osteopathic Medicine and the School of Health Professions

The Certificate in Global Health immerses you in a challenging interdisciplinary curriculum and provides the opportunity to understand health policy, practice, and the significant health challenges facing the world’s underserved populations. Upon completion of this certificate program, you will be prepared to take on an exciting role in the field of public health anywhere in the world.

The global health curriculum comprises:

  • a core curriculum of courses on global health issues such as preventative health strategies, policy, infectious disease, cultural and socioeconomic gaps that affect delivery and quality of health care across the globe
  • global health fieldwork, a 2-4 week program where students deliver health care services in a pre-approved supervised site
  • global health research, where students are asked to independently design an approved research project on global health under the supervision of Center for Global Health faculty.
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Who We Are

Center for Global Health

Find opportunities to participate in global health practice and policy and develop solutions to the world's vital heath problems.

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Year that NYIT established its interdisciplinary Center for Global Health

Career Options

An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include:

  • Health center administrator
  • Child health specialist
  • Disaster preparedness coordinator
  • NGO manager
  • Health communications specialist
  • Field consultant
  • Global infectious disease analyst
  • Infection preventionist

Tuition, Scholarships, & Financial Aid

We believe it's important to offer access to opportunity to all qualified students. NYIT has one of the lowest private tuitions in New York State and provides more than $40 million in institutional financial aid each year.

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Educational Directions

NYITCOM's Class of 2017 experienced a 100% match/placement rate. See where and what types of specialties recent NYITCOM graduates are practicing in their residencies and internships.

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