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Global Health Certificate student Rekha Ravindran in Peru (2013).
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A graduate certificate program is a linked series of graduate courses that constitute a coherent body of study. It is designed to enhance the education of matriculated graduate and professional students beyond the requirements for a graduate degree, or to provide continuing education to graduate non-matriculated (GNM) students.

Graduate Certificates and Program Options

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A student presents a poster at the Western Regional International Health Conference, coordinated by the GHRC. Photo credit: Ganapathiraju.
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The Global Health curriculum emphasizes the sociopolitical, economic, and geographic factors that, in addition to biomedical factors, have an impact on health in developing countries. The Graduate Certificate in Global Health is intended to enhance the education of matriculated UW graduate students and professional students beyond their regular course of study. More information>

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Certificate student Kristin Beima Sofie in Kenya.
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The Graduate Certificate Program in HIV & STIs is an interdisciplinary program that provides students with the conceptual knowledge and practical skills needed to work in the field of HIV & STI. The program provides training and context for the global AIDS epidemic, arguably the most pressing public health issue of our time. More information>

This program provides training and context to confront the growing global problem of injury and violence. Most injury-related deaths (over 90 percent) occur in developing countries and injury rates have been steadily rising. This program will unite students and faculty from multiple backgrounds, including public health, curative health disciplines, engineering, law, architecture, social work, and others. More information>

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The on-the-ground team for the CATCH study, which sought to find undiagnosed HIV+ children. Photo courtesy of Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents, and Children (Global WACh).
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The health of women, adolescents and children are intertwined and essential for societal well-being. It is recognized in the United Nations’ 8 Millennium Development Goals, 3 of which relate to health of women and children. This certificate program was created to give a comprehensive overview of the health of women, adolescents, and children, and current issues in global health; and to provide graduates of the program a base of knowledge and broad range of skills to work in fields related to global health or health of women, adolescents and children. More information>