The online Bachelor of Arts degree in global health is an interdisciplinary program designed for those seeking a broad understanding of modern health challenges and their potential solutions.

ASU Online offers start dates every 7.5 weeks.
Class number may be less for transfer students.
Required number of credits to complete this degree.

The global nature of this program is incorporated anthropologically - to understand disease, health and well-being in ways that incorporate a variety of cultures, places, and time along with their social, biological, historical, and ecological significance. The curriculum focuses on developing skills in teamwork, problem solving, critical thinking, and the importance of direct experience through research, study abroad, or related activities. As a global health student, you'll cultivate the ability to approach complex problems through social components by identifying issues, asking questions, and collaborating with others to create effective solutions. Graduates in global health are optimistic about the impact they can have and acquire the skill set needed to make a difference through innovative and creative methods.

Please note that as a global health student, you are required to participate in an approved experiential or practical component, which can be fulfilled by an approved global health study abroad program or an alternate arrangement for those who cannot study abroad. Please speak with your advisor to learn about other options.The global nature of this program is incorporated anthropologically - to understand disease, health and well-being in ways that incorporate a variety of cultures, places, and time along with their social, biological, historical, and ecological significance.

School of Human Evolution and Social Change

The online Global health BA degree program derives from one of the few academic settings globally where research anthropological subjects coincides with mathematical modeling of viral disease spread, healthy food initiatives, and water use. Additionally, the school focuses on cutting-edge solutions with a social impact from world-class faculty who specialize in a range of fields that focuses on improving the human condition.

  • Ranked 2nd in the U.S. for NSF Anthropology and archaeology awards
  • Collection of nearly 2 million specimens
  • 40+ labs devoted to a range of subjects

Calendar

Next Start Date:

07/03/2019
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Faculty

Our world-class faculty is composed of 64 tenure-track and research professors, including:

  • 10 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows
  • 7 Fulbright American Scholars
  • 4 National Science Foundation Early Career Development Award Winners
  • 4 National Academy of Sciences Members
  • 2 American Academy of Arts and Sciences Members
  • 1 Carnegie Fellow
  • 1 Ford Foundation Fellow
  • 3 Arizona Board of Regents’ Professors
  • 3 ASU President’s Professors
  • 1 ASU Foundation Professor
  • 1 ASU Centennial Professor
  • 1 ASU Origins Professor

Program Summary

Total Hours:

120

Upper Division Hours:

45

Major GPA:

2.0

Cumulative GPA:

2.0

Total Hours at ASU:

30

Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Global Health have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Example Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Global Health have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
Freshman | Transfer | International | Readmission
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