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USC Catalogue 2018-2019 
USC Catalogue 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Global Medicine Graduate Certificate

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The certificate program in global medicine is for students who do not wish to pursue an MS degree in global medicine, but hope to pursue or expand careers in global health care. Students will study current topics in global health and health care, and will have a strong grounding in cultural competence, specific diseases, and creating and implementing health interventions in developing countries.

Students take 16 units of graduate course work that may not be used or have been used for any other degree or certificate program. These units include two core classes and 8 units of electives, as follows:

Elective Courses:

Students will take 8 units of electives, chosen in consultation with their adviser, from among all MEDS courses numbered 510 or above. For example, there are groups of courses relevant to women’s and family health; infectious diseases; health care in developing countries; working with diverse populations in the United States, etc.

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