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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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>
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>
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>
The Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE) offers a graduate certificate in climate change and health to any University of Washington graduate student. The certificate provides an opportunity to learn more about climate change and its impacts on health and society and to intern with an organization focused on climate and health. Students are paired with a CHanGE faculty member for oversight and guidance as they pursue the certificate. Past students have interned with the World Health Organization, the World Meteorological Association, and the University of Washington’s Office of Sustainability, among others. More information>