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Best 35 Courses in Global Healthcare 2019

A course is an educational opportunity that students can pursue after completing high school. Courses cover specific subject matter in a comprehensive manner that creates a solid foundation in the field for any subject.  

What is a course in global health? A course in this subject area gives students an overview of the state of worldwide health today, including policies, laws and procedures. This course will typically cover the historical ebb and flow of health concerns and the key players who contributed to their eradication. Students will learn how epidemics are identified and managed and the strategies used to treat and abolish disease. It’s usually not necessary for students to have a particular background in order to study this course.

Students typically expand their knowledge of health issues so that they can become well-rounded global citizens. This course will help prepare you to work or travel globally especially in a field related to medicine.

The cost of a course in global health depends upon the location, school and level of the course. Usually, a course lasts between a few months to years, so it’s always a good idea to contact the admissions office for detailed cost information.  

Completion of a course in global health is the first step for many students to a career in research, medicine or aide work on an international level. For others, this course provides an opportunity to expand their current career in a related field. Individuals who are unsure of whether the medical, research or humanitarian field is right for them can use this course to see how it fits. Managerial positions in global agencies, hospitals or private practices worldwide are popular avenues for global health graduates.

Taking this or any course online can make it easier to balance school with your busy life. To get started with a course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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35 Results in Global Healthcare

The College, Swansea University

Health Science courses at Swansea University are aimed at multi-professionals. The courses encompass a range of fields, including public health and policy, healthcare, la ... [+]

Health Science courses at Swansea University are aimed at multi-professionals. The courses encompass a range of fields, including public health and policy, healthcare, law and management. The College of Human and Health Science's mission is to conduct leading research, deliver high-quality educational programmes and promote an evidence-based clinical practice that contributes to the health, social well being and prosperity of the communities of South West Wales and beyond.

For pathways leading to Master's in Public Health & Management, The College is pleased to now be able to offer a selection of Pre-Master's programmes designed to suit different admissions requirements;... [-]

United Kingdom Swansea
June 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
George Mason University

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Health Systems Management, are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon su ... [+]

Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Health Systems Management, are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon submission of additional required application materials.

Upon successful completion of an INTO Mason Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your second semester of graduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason Pathway program to a university degree program is called 'progression'.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

46-47 credit hour program 6 credit hours apply from Pathway 40-41 credit hours remaining toward a degree ... [-]
USA Fairfax
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

International Year One in Public Health will prepare you to enter next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfu ... [+]

International Year One in Public Health will prepare you to enter next semester of a bachelor's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components:

2-Semester:

120 credit hour program 32 credit hours apply from Pathway 88 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

120 credit hour program 16 credit hours apply from Pathway 104 credit hours remaining toward a degree Course features Begin earning credits toward your degree even if you don’t meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry. Receive additional support to move you successfully through your first year at a US university. Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students. Smaller class sizes allow you to spend more time with your teachers. Develop the knowledge and skills for your degree through your chosen pathway. Key course facts Course length: 1-3 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May Fees: From $14,030 Class hours: 9-13 hours per week Class size: 14 Award: This program leads to the bachelor's degree in Public Health at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Course options: 1-Semester 2-Semester 3-Semester Entry requirements ... [-]
USA Birmingham
May 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
University of California, Berkeley

Students studying health will be excited to learn that there is a new study abroad opportunity at the world-famous University of California, Berkeley, near San Francisco. ... [+]

You Can Study Health at UC Berkeley for One or Two Semesters

Students studying health will be excited to learn that there is a new study abroad opportunity at the world-famous University of California, Berkeley, near San Francisco. The Berkeley International Study Program (BISP) is now offering students the opportunity to attend UC Berkeley for one or two semesters starting in Spring 2019 and beyond.

The BISP Track in Health and Society offers a wide selection of courses that are relevant to those studying in fields such as health care, health management, health economics, sports medicine, health education, and public health.

It may even be useful for students who intend to practice medicine, including nursing, although normal coursework in the sciences is not part of the curriculum.... [-]

USA Berkeley
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

This 10-day residential training programme for health professionals focuses on the analysis of health systems in countries affected by or recovering from, protracted cris ... [+]

If you are a health professional working in or with countries in crisis, working as health personnel in government institutions, NGOs, UN agencies and humanitarian organizations or as an independent consultant, then this course is intended for you.

This 10-day residential training programme for health professionals focuses on the analysis of health systems in countries affected by or recovering from, protracted crisis. It is organized jointly with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Save the Children and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Location and dates

Amsterdam, the Netherlands: 19-30 August 2019

Course fee: 1960 EuroEarly Bird fee: 1660 Euro (if paid before 1 May 2019)... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
August 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning

Requires a total of 18 hours in the courses across five core areas of Public Health: Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Environmental, Social and Behavioral Science, and Health ... [+]

Public Health Minor

Requires a total of 18 hours in the courses across five core areas of Public Health: Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Environmental, Social and Behavioral Science, and Health Policy and Management. Fifteen hours should be in HLTH courses with at least 3 hours from 3000 level or above elective courses. This minor may be completed entirely online.

Degree HLTH 1306 - Introduction to Public Health HLTH 2302 - Environmental Health and Awareness HLTH 3301 - Epidemiology HLTH 3311 - Communicable and Chronic Diseases HLTH 4308 - Introduction to Biostatistics

Elective Choices (pick any one of the following courses)

HLTH 3312 - Health Considerations of Special Populatio... [-]
USA USA Online
September 2019
Full-time
18 hours
Online
IES Abroad

Don’t just learn about health care in a classroom — immerse yourself through theory and practice in compelling public health issues in the United Kingdom and Kingston, Ja ... [+]

Overview

Don’t just learn about health care in a classroom — immerse yourself through theory and practice in compelling public health issues in the United Kingdom and Kingston, Jamaica, that are affecting local communities, countries, and the global population right now. The curriculum for this program was created to meet the academic needs and interests of students in pre-professional medical studies and public health majors and minors, as well as students studying Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology. Through our program, you discover the different perspectives, challenges, and needs of diverse populations in London and Kingston with a once-in-a-lifetime service learning opportunity. Your course load includes:... [-]

United Kingdom London
January 2020
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
Elevate Health

Prognosis is a key concept in patient care. However, although prognostic research is becoming increasingly important in clinical medicine, the actual methodology behind i ... [+]

Prognostic Research

Prognosis is a key concept in patient care. However, although prognostic research is becoming increasingly important in clinical medicine, the actual methodology behind it is relatively underdeveloped.

The purpose of this course is to redress this imbalance. We will, therefore, discuss the principles and methods of non-experimental prognostic research, together with the practice of prognostic research in a clinical setting. The emphasis will be on learning about the design and statistical analysis of prognostic studies, the construction and estimation of prediction rules, the various approaches to validation, and the generalization of research results. You will also learn how to address the challenges of dealing with small data sets.... [-]

Netherlands Netherlands Online
June 2019
Part-time
3 weeks
Online
John Academy

You will be able to gain the necessary knowledge and skills required to succeed in this sector. You will be able to stand out in the crowd by adding our Health and Fitnes ... [+]

Why Should You Choose one of our Health and Fitness Courses? Lifetime access to our Health and Fitness courses No hidden fees or exam charges Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials Full Tutor support Efficient exam system, assessment, and instant results Improve your chance of gaining professional skills Who is this Course for?

As there is no experience and qualification required for our Health and Fitness courses, they are available for all students from any academic backgrounds.

Requirements

Our Health and Fitness courses are fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the courses with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.... [-]

Full-time
Part-time
Online
iStudy

You will be able to gain the necessary knowledge and skills required to succeed in this sector. You will be able to stand out in the crowd by adding our Health and Fitnes ... [+]

Why Should You Choose one of our Health and Fitness Courses? Lifetime access to our Health and Fitness courses No hidden fees or exam charges Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials Full Tutor support Efficient exam system, assessment, and instant results Improve your chance of gaining professional skills Who is this Course for?

As there is no experience and qualification required for our Health and Fitness courses, they are available for all students from any academic backgrounds.

Requirements

Our Health and Fitness courses are fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the courses with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Somerset College

Develop your skills and knowledge of social care through a blend of work-based learning and classroom teaching, on our popular foundation degree in Health and Social Care ... [+]

Course Description

Develop your skills and knowledge of social care through a blend of work-based learning and classroom teaching, on our popular foundation degree in Health and Social Care. This course will provide you with up-to-date skills, knowledge, and expertise to help you bring real value to your workplace. Studying on them will help you to develop best practice and give you the experience of working within the culture of participation & collaboration. You’ll be encouraged to reflect on your work in terms of your own values and moral framework. You’ll have an opportunity to explore key issues in the sector through teamwork activities, individual study, and work placements. The FdA in Health and Social Care Studies course covers a variety of topics. The first year covers: - Applied Human Development - Interpersonal Skills and Communication Strategies - Values, Morals, and Ethics - Professional Practice and the Workplace - Social Policy - Introduction to Sociology The second year covers: - Managing in Care Settings - Contemporary Social Issues - Project - Evidence-based Practice - Professional Practice - Psychology of Mental Health - optional unit In the course of your studies, you will complete two work placements that give you a valuable insight into how the sector works, and enhance your employability. In your second year, you will also complete a research project on a subject of your choice. ... [-]

United Kingdom Taunton
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Institute of Tropical Medicine

The postgraduate course in Tropical Medicine and International Health provides health professionals with a broad and interdisciplinary training. ... [+]

Postgraduate Course in Tropical Medicine and International Health

The postgraduate course in Tropical Medicine and International Health provides health professionals with a broad and interdisciplinary training. It combines clinical and biomedical knowledge and skills with a systemic approach to health care organization and disease control. The broad perspective of international health policy and specific inputs from social sciences will help students grasp the complex picture of health and health care in low-resource settings. The integration of these different disciplines is a key feature of the programme.For most students, this course will be the start of a challenging career in international health, while for others, who already have experience working in low and middle-income countries, it offers the broad perspective needed before specializing. Through its new flexible structure in two modules, students can register for the whole programme or for selected modules.... [-]

Belgium Antwerp Brussels
September 2019
Full-time
5 months
Campus
Fleming College

The Fleming College Health Information Management (HIM) program is one of only three Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) recognized college program ... [+]

The Fleming College Health Information Management (HIM) program is one of only three Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA) recognized college programs available in Ontario.

Program Highlights

In this challenging two-year diploma program, students will learn to use computer technologies to capture and analyze data and to create health information for healthcare delivery use, financial and management planning. Health records are the primary source of information used by hospitals and healthcare facilities to code services for reimbursement purposes. This information is also needed by public health officials to indicate disease patterns and trends, and by medical researchers for analysis, comparison, and decision support.... [-]

Canada Peterborough Lindsay Minden Cobourg  + 1 More
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Olinda School

This course takes place throughout the year, except during the first half of January and the second half of July. The course lasts a minimum of four weeks and may be exte ... [+]

This course takes place throughout the year, except during the first half of January and the second half of July. The course lasts a minimum of four weeks and may be extended at the discretion of the student. The course includes two weeks of intensive Portuguese classes and lectures on health addressing tropical diseases, public health, the government’s Family Health Program (PSF) and the doctor-patient relationship. The goal of this program is to engage the student and help them understand the reality of public health in Brazil. For this reason, the student will conduct a survey of the most common diseases in a number of different local communities, prepare and develop prevention workshops and produce a final report listing the difficulties faced by these communities when they need to access the public health system, specifically the PSF. Students will have the opportunity to work with the Instituto Solidare in Recife. In order for students to gain a broader understanding of the reality of Brazilian public health, they will also work in a small town in the interior of Pernambuco, Panelas. Upon arrival, students will be entitled to transportation from the airport to their homestay.... [-]

Brazil Olinda
March 2020
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
Beppu Mizobe Gakuen College

Students will aim to become nutritionists who are able to put into practice the knowledge gained from an education focused on maintaining and enhancing health. Graduates ... [+]

Students will aim to become nutritionists who are able to put into practice the knowledge gained from an education focused on maintaining and enhancing health. Graduates of this course go on to work at hospitals and welfare facilities, however, there are those who go on to employment at daycare centers and nursery schools as nutritionists who are able to educate children about nutrition and health.

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Japan Beppu
April 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus