The Global Health Institute offers a variety of high-quality educational programs for domestic and international students and professionals built on a strong foundation of excellence, faculty expertise, and innovation.

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The GHI prepares learners at every level to understand and address public health challenges affecting communities around the world and works with departments and programs across the college to administer and manage educational programs that align with our mission and values. Opportunities for domestic, international and visiting scholars are available across campuses with online and in-person modalities available.

Students living outside of the United States are eligible for flexible and affordable options through the Global Online Experience, and may choose to study abroad at our main campus in the U.S. for a semester at a special rate.

Undergraduate Programs

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Prepare to work in careers related to public health and make a positive impact on quality of life for individuals and communities.

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Master of Public Health Online

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Develop the professional skills to prevent chronic disease, educate underserved communities on healthy behavior or work to improve health policy.

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Graduate Certificates

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Graduate Certificates in Public Health, Global Health & Development, One Health, and Health Administration offer working professionals a flexible and convenient option for advancing their public health training while maintaining an environment of utmost academic rigor.

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Ajman UAE Micro-Campus

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The University of Arizona and Gulf Medical University (GMU) offer innovative programs that allow students to earn a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Public Health Practice from the UA and GMU. The partnership enables students to complete a U.S.-accredited degree entirely in Ajman, United Arab Emirates.

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Global Health Institute Scholars

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The Global Health Institute Scholars program offers students a variety of global engagement opportunities allowing students the ability to explore the roles public health professionals play in different global health settings.

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Study Abroad

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Accelerate your Public Health degree by participating in study abroad programs uniquely tailored for Public Health students. Study abroad programs offer some of the most exciting and academically enriching opportunities available.

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Students and Scholars 

Students and scholars have been an integral part of the Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH) since its inception. Over 1600 students join the MEZCOPH every academic year joining the greater University of Arizona network with students from 112 countries and all 50 US states represented. 

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Meet Our Students and Alumni