Academic Catalog 2023-24

Global Public Health (BS and Minors)

Global Public Health education includes viewing health through a multidisciplinary lens, examining health concerns that move irrespective of national boundaries, and paying special consideration to health disparities and health delivery in resource-limited settings. This program is designed to educate the next generation of globally-conscious and community-engaged thought leaders who are dedicated to health and well-being in California and around the world. Students complete a required set of courses in global public health and are also encouraged to pursue their unique interests. Career-readiness pathways are designed to help graduates secure jobs or graduate school admission. Other program features include gaining real-world experience with a Global Public Health Internship, participating in a guided research project in the Senior Capstone, and engaging in community partnership experiences through service learning.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates from the Global Public Health Program at Dominican University of California are prepared to:

  1. Assess the health and well-being of individuals, communities, and populations.
  2. Conduct evidence-based research in global public health.
  3. Design and evaluate public health programs.
  4. Effectively advocate as ethical leaders and global citizens.
  5. Effectively communicate in oral, written, electronic, and visual forms to engage diverse audiences in global public health issues.