Certificate in Global Health Research

Global Health Research Certificate Overview

The Certificate in Global Health Research is essential for anyone interested in or involved with public health research. The certificate equips students and professionals with analytical skills and important research strategies that ensure quality design and implementation of a field-based research study. Participants learn how to design and implement a quality global health-focused research study, and there is a considerable focus on how to avoid common pitfalls in public health research. The course material also explores the important ethical issues surrounding global health research.


Eligibility, Enrollment, and Cost

Enrollment in the Certificate in Global Health Research is available to any student or professional who is interested in global health. The total cost to enroll in the Global Health Research Certificate Program is $65.

To enroll, please submit your registration fee online at https://maestro.technolutions.net/uniteforsight/certificates, and we will provide you with access to the Global Health Research Certificate Program within one business day.

There is not a deadline for completion, and you may work on the coursework at your own pace.


Curriculum

The Certificate in Global Health Research requires online completion of:


Benefits of the Certificate in Global Health Research

  • Receive a Global Health Research Certificate and transcript.
  • Learn how to apply knowledge and skills to your current or future work in global health.
  • An opportunity for individual mentoring and guidance from Global Health University's faculty.
  • Global Health University will provide letters of recommendation upon request.

Grading System

Upon enrolling, participants gain access to the online submission system where they will submit 1-paragraph responses about each module of the online courses. Each response is read and evaluated by Unite For Sight's Global Health University faculty. The Scholar receives an evaluation of Honors, Pass, Low Pass, or Fail on their Global Health University Transcript.

  • Honors: Responses are of excellent quality, demonstrating critical analysis and a comprehensive understanding about the course material.
  • Pass: Responses provide summaries that are of good quality, but there is little additional thought or analysis.
  • Low Pass: Responses provide summaries that are of mediocre quality and demonstrate minimal effort.
  • Fail: Responses are of poor quality and demonstrate a lack of effort or lack of understanding.

Special Information For Universities and International Programs

As described above, upon enrolling in Global Health University, participants gain access to an online submission system in which they submit 1-paragraph responses about each module of the online courses. Each response is read and evaluated by Unite For Sight’s Global Health University faculty. The participant receives an evaluation of Honors, Pass, Low Pass, or Fail on their Global Health University Transcript.  This transcript may be submitted to your program or university as confirmation of a participant’s completion of the Certificate Program in Global Health Research.