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.

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.
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.
Examines in-depth emerging issues in the behavioral sciences. May be repeated in different specialized areas.