Online Bachelor of Arts in Global Health

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.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 39

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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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.

Featured courses


ASM 104: Bones, Stones, and Human Evolution (SB or SG)


ASB 102: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (SB & G)


ASB 100: Introduction to Global Health (SB & G)


SSH 403: Cross-Cultural Studies in Global Health ((L or SB) & G)


SOC 390: Social Statistics I (CS)


ASB 394: Statistics for Social Scientists


ASM 201: Epidemics and Outbreaks


STP 226: Elements of Statistics (CS)


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:

Freight Agent


Growth: 10.4 %
Salary: $41,820

Freight Forwarder


Growth: 10.4 %
Salary: $41,820

General Manager (GM)


Growth: 9.1 %
Salary: $100,410

Logistics Analyst


Growth: 6.9 %
Salary: $74,590

Logistics Manager


Growth: 6.7 %
Salary: $92,460

Operations Manager


Growth: 6.9 %
Salary: $74,590

Purchasing Manager


Growth: 5.5 %
Salary: $115,760

Supply Chain Manager


Growth: 8 %
Salary: $105,610

Transportation Planner


Growth: 6.5 %
Salary: $79,370

Prestigious faculty

From Royal Society and American Academy fellows to Marshall and Barry Goldwater Scholarship recipients, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to prestigious students and faculty members.

  • Fulbright American Scholars.
  • Guggenheim Fellows.
  • MacArthur Fellows.
  • Nobel laureates.

Prestigious faculty

From Royal Society and American Academy fellows to Marshall and Barry Goldwater Scholarship recipients, The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is home to prestigious students and faculty members.

  • Fulbright American Scholars.
  • Guggenheim Fellows.
  • MacArthur Fellows.
  • Nobel laureates.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

The largest and most diverse college at ASU

ASU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences takes a transdisciplinary approach to education with a vast spectrum of degrees in the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities. We inspire students to be socially aware, critical thinkers and global citizens.

25,500+


currently enrolled students.

$140 million


in research expenditures in 2018.

23


interdisciplinary schools and departments.

95+


undergraduate degrees.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

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