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Online Graduate Certificate

Global Health Management

Global Health Management
Graduate Certificate
  • 12 credits
  • Transfer up to 6 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • $524 per credit (in-state)
  • $659 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Learn from leaders in the field and gain skills to help you succeed in the global health marketplace.

Learn to formulate global health policies, improve quality of care and service delivery, and manage global health programs with an online graduate certificate in global health management from University of Maryland Global Campus. Designed for healthcare professionals, the curriculum covers international health organizations, health systems and policies in low and middle-income countries, and management and financial skills.


Total Credits Required: 12

Initial Requirement

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
    (to be taken within the first 6 credits of study)
The UCSP 615 requirement may be waived if you previously earned a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

Core Courses

  • (3 Credits, HCAD 630)
  • (3 Credits, GHMT 620)
  • (6 Credits, GHMT 640)

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2023–2024 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Graduate Certificate Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each certificate webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all certificates.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Industry Snapshot

This certificate is designed to help prepare you to work in an expanding global health marketplace that includes pharmaceuticals, primary and inpatient care, and consulting in many industries.

Mary B. (front left), Charlotte, NC & Lakia E. (back row, third from left), New Orleans, LA

Jobs in Healthcare & Social Assistance
There are more than 23 million people employed in the healthcare and social assistance industry in the United States as of 2020.
Source: IBIS World | “Healthcare and Social Assistance in the U.S. Employment Statistics 2005-2026" | 2020

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Experience Recommended for Success

It is helpful if you possess education or work experience in healthcare, health administration, human services, or social sciences before applying to this program, but it is not required.


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