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Global Health Institute

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The University of Arizona

Global Health Institute

Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

The Global Health Institute provides a comprehensive and integrated focal point for innovative public health education, training, collaborative research and advocacy through domestic and global collaboration.

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Whether you want to complete a full bachelor's degree, graduate degree, or graduate certificate, the University of Arizona College of Public Health offers high-quality online options for students living outside of the United States. You may also study abroad at our main campus in the U.S. for a semester at a special rate, or join us in Tucson or Phoenix during the summer to experience research, educational and experiential activities.

Education Programs

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Public Health Bachelor of Science

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

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

Graduate Certificates in Public Health, Health Administration, Global Health & Development, or One Health 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, Study Abroad, and Funding Opportunities

Ajman UAE Micro-Campus

Ajman UAE Micro-Campus

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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Study Abroad

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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Funding Opportunities

The Global Health Institute is committed to supporting students and faculty seeking global research opportunities. Students and faculty can take advantage of Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH) and University of Arizona internal funding mechanisms that specifically support global health research, scholarship, and travel.

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Global Engagement

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Global Health Institute Scholars

Global Health Institute Scholars have a unique opportunity to engage with MEZCOPH International partners and network of academic health centers, community health care organizations and NGOs worldwide.

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Young Global Leaders Program

The Young Global Leaders Program gives recent High School graduates and rising 11th and 12th graders the opportunity to explore public health through hands-on experiences in research, academic track exploration, career exploration, participation in professional lectures and seminars, lab experiences and team-based learning.

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Global Health Institute Academy

The Global Health Institute Academy offers a variety of didactic and project-based opportunities for students of all disciplines and backgrounds to turn understanding into action. Currently accepting applications for the Global Research, Education and Advocacy for Community Health (REACH) Program! 

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