This unique 12-credit graduate certificate program is entirely online and can help advance your career opportunities in global health.

The goal of this 12-credit, four-course certificate program is to help students build upon their domestic health skills and provide instruction in the different health managerial skills and national health delivery systems needs to operate in the global arena.

Details, Dates & Deadlines

Program Details

Class Format


Program Length

12 months

Credits to Complete


Cost/Credit Hour

In State: $769
Out of State: $994

  • Online application
  • $75 application fee
  • Official transcripts
  • 300–500 word essay
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • CV or resume

Dates & Deadlines

Fall Deadline: July 1

Program Structure

Global Health Systems and Innovation is a 12-credit, four-course graduate certificate program offered in an asynchronous, 100% online environment. This means that we offer maximum flexibility to meet the needs of working professionals. There are no online meetings or set times when you'll need to log in; just submit your coursework before the posted deadline and check back in for feedback from your instructors and classmates. 

As a student in this program, you will acquire expertise in global health systems and services. Your classmates will most likely be practicing professionals with a health background who are employed or seeking employment in positions requiring this specialization. 

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Program Contacts


Arielle Faulkner
Admissions Counselor 


Carlos A. Faerron Guzmán, M.D., M.Sc.
Program Director


  • Meet Your Faculty

    This interprofessional, university-wide global health program offers courses taught by faculty from across the different UMB schools (University of Maryland Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Law, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Social Work.

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