Global Health and Humanitarian Assistance Certificate

Expand your public health focus to the global community.

Our global health and humanitarian assistance certificate is a public health-oriented certificate that adds to your understanding of public health in a global realm. This includes coursework on cultural competency, minority health and international health where you'll explore the patterns of disease and public health issues in these different settings and populations. And through a global service mission course, you'll participate in a volunteer service project with underserved populations anywhere from your local community to an international setting.  

Interested in the Global Health Certificate?

Contact us directly at:

Department of Health, Recreation & Community Services
WRC 203
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0241

Phone: 319-273-6316


This certificate requires 15 semester hours of pre-determined coursework. Below are the courses you will need to complete if you are looking to earn your certificate in global health and humanitarian assistance.

  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Cultural Competency for the Helping Professions
  • Global Service Mission
  • Minority Health
  • International Health