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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Health Leadership, M.S.

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Global Health Leadership has been designed to prepare leaders to identify and respond to situations challenging our healthcare and community infrastructures.  Leaders must learn how to be adaptive and agile in order to create more resilient and responsive health systems.  Students will learn how to use predictive models supporting disease surveillance and the identification of community hot spots.  They will study the burden of disease on society and how we can come together through collective action to address global health challenges that impact the vitality of our communities.  Students will understand the impact of the environment and genetics on disease in order to develop effective interventions in uncertain and rapidly changing landscapes.  The ethical questions related to health, healthcare and community health such as governmental obligations in the provision of health care, and appropriate measures to control infectious diseases will be explored.  Students will be provided a transformative experience that will deepen their understanding of the impact of disease in their community, country and abroad.  They will put into action, through collaborative efforts, the models, approaches, tools and their adaptive and agile leadership skills.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Critical Thinking:  Students will demonstrate the ability to apply, analyze, synthesize and evaluate information, observations and experience in order to make decisions and solve global and community health issues.
  2. Analytical Tools:  Students will apply predictive analytics tools to identify trends and decision making and will illustrate analytical mastery of content knowledge in problem solving.
  3. Evaluation:  Students will be able to defend their approach, use of tools and leadership skills in determining interventions.
  4.  Leadership:  Students will apply strategic and collaborative leadership skills to impact sustainable change initiatives.
  5. Teamwork:  Students will be able to cultivate the development of high performing teams and safe work environments through collective impact.
  6. Communication:  Students will be able to clearly and concisely deliver effective and professional communications using a variety of delivery venues.

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