Global Health Innovation Graduate Certificate in Costa Rica Fall 2021

Led by the University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB), Graduate School, this unique 12-credit graduate certificate offers students an opportunity to learn about global health and health care innovation in Costa Rica, a country recognized as a global leader in translating good ideas into positive health outcomes. 


UMB is offering $5,000 scholarships to qualified candidates for the Fall 2021 semester. 

Learn more and apply at:

During the 10-week period in Costa Rica you will take the following credit-bearing courses: 

  • Intercultural Communication and Conflict Resolution

  • Global Health and Social Innovation

  • Innovations for Universal Health Care

  • Urban Health and Social Innovation

  • Practicum - Global Health and Social Innovation

And you will:

  • Learn about intercultural communication and conflict resolution.
  • Learn how to affect change through global health and social innovation.
  • Gain a detailed understanding of complex global health systems and issues.
  • Explore health-related interventions that can equitably improve global health.
  • Undergo a hands-on practicum that integrates theory and best practices designed to address real-world challenges the global health community faces today.

After completion of this certificate, you'll be 19 credits away from a Master of Science in Global Health degree! 

Where: Costa Rica

Duration: 10-weeks

When: Fall 2021

Do not forget to inquire about scholarship opportunities offered by UMB Admissions: 

Alaysia Corley

Graduate Admissions Counselor



Carlos A. Faerron Guzmán, M.D., M.Sc.

Program Director

Apply now:

*This program is offered by CFHI affiliate UMB. All applications and inquiries should be made using the UMB links and contacts on this page.