B.A. in Global Health

Program Profile Download ImageThe Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Global Health program prepares students to understand and evaluate global health issues while becoming health professionals with international competencies.

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About the Program

The global health program merges scientific and humanistic disciplines with unique perspectives on health systems. Students who select this major will gain extensive knowledge on health issues impacting people around the world and will be equipped to solve problems in order to improve patient care.

Students will engage in academic research and prepare for careers in diverse fields. A senior capstone experience will allow students to complete a project in which they apply their skills and knowledge.

Student Outcomes

After completing the B.A. in Global Health, students will be prepared to seek employment as policy analysts, researchers, junior executives in governmental and nongovernmental organizations, or in the private sector.

The program can serve as a gateway to careers in:

  • Public health
  • Education
  • Business
  • Social work
  • International relations
  • Health psychology
  • Health behavior research
  • And much more

Graduates also will be prepared to apply for admission to graduate and professional programs in fields such as education, law, business, and many graduate programs in the humanities and social sciences.

Graduates of the global health program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to systematically explore and analyze entire situations before accepting opinions or formulating conclusions
  • Present findings and research to a variety of culturally diverse audiences
  • Address and understand the concerns of people from various backgrounds
  • Conduct research pertinent to identifying current and relevant global health issues

Gain a Global Perspective

At St. Louis College of Pharmacy, we take a broad view of the world. We work to make sure our students are prepared academically, professionally and personally to serve diverse patient populations and communities.

We focus on cultural awareness and the importance of interacting with people from diverse backgrounds. It makes our students better health care providers and truly educated people.

Through international service learning and international rotations for pharmacy students, our students have completed thousands of hours of service and traveled hundreds of thousands of miles to provide patient care and service abroad.

Learn more about international opportunities at the College.

Take the Next Step

To learn more about St. Louis College of Pharmacy’s Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Global Health or to schedule a visit, contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@stlcop.edu or 314.446.8328.

This program has been approved by St. Louis College of Pharmacy’s Board of Trustees to offer beginning fall 2019, and it is pending approval from our regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission.