Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016


Global Communicable Disease

12 Credit Hours

College of Public Health


Certificate Description

The Global Communicable Disease certificate provides a broad foundation of global health coursework with a focus on communicable/infectious diseases for individuals interested in pursuing a career at an academic and/or research institution, or in local, state or national government, military or in the global arena.

Total Certificate Hours - 12 Hours

Core Courses - 9 Hours

  • PHC 4109 Public Health Biology        
  • HSC 4504 Foundations of Public Health Immunology
  • PHC 4031 Emerging Infectious Diseases

Elective Courses - 3 Hours

Choose one of the following courses:

  • PHC 4592 Public Health Genetics
  • PHC 4140 Introduction to Public Health Geographic Information Systems

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