Global Health:

Why Choose Global Health?

The global health concentration looks at the health of different populations in a global context. Global health problems often cross national borders and have a global political and economic impact. You will take a closer look at health care systems, community health and human disease, nutrition and wellness, and maternal and child health. And you will learn how to develop community-based interventions to ensure the health and well-being of the community. This process includes participating in a community assessment, program planning, implementation, and evaluation of a program.

NRSG 517 (3cr) - Health Care Systems
Examines the organizational structure of health-care systems in the United States and other countries. Alternative approaches for the delivery of health care are compared with consideration of quality-related, economical, and ethical concerns. Offered in the Fall semester.

SOCI 554 - Community Health & Human Disease - 3 cr
Examines in-depth emerging issues in the behavioral sciences. May be repeated in different specialized areas.

FDNT 545 - Nutrition and Wellness Program - 2-4 cr
Development of nutrition and wellness programs for community groups emphasizing health promotion. Includes participation in community assessment, program planning, implementation, and evaluation of a program.

FDNT 570 - Maternal & Child Health - 3 cr
Preventive health care and conditions necessary for mother and child well-being in developing countries. Community-based interventions for child survival. Management of maternal and child health programs.