Rob Stark Photography
In partnership with the UCLA Center for World Health's mission, the David Geffen School of Medicine strives to provide its students with exceptional opportunities to heal humankind through knowledge and compassion.
To improve the health of people and communities around the world through education, research, and service, and to guide the next generation of leaders to use their vision, talent, and commitment to transform the practice of world health to make a sustainable difference.
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health offers a Global Health Certificate that will provide you with a broad-based knowledge in global health, and can serve as a valuable qualification and differentiator in an increasingly competitive job market. Awarded through the UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health, the certificate is open to any graduate or professional student at UCLA. In conferring the certificate, the UCLA School of Public Health recognizes a student's capacity to work as a public health or health care professional with a global health perspective.
Over the last 50 years, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has played an instrumental role in advancing the field of public health in the areas of research, training and service. Our world class faculty in collaboration with students have made research discoveries that have improved the health of communities large and small around the world; our talented students come from all over the globe to receive training and mentoring from our faculty, then take their knowledge to become leaders in communities as far as the Congo and as near as East LA; through our field study programs, faculty and students bring information and education to underserved communities, that have changed behaviors and saved lives.