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Bachelor of Public Health

Study Abroad in Haiti


  • The Environmental and Global Health Department will begin offering an undergraduate study abroad experience in Haiti starting Summer 2018.
  • Students will learn public health skills and knowledge through various interdisciplinary methods and practices in the very setting where these global health challenges persist.
  • They will be given the opportunity to practice field research methods in addition to contributing to the efforts of local host organizations and communities.
  • This will be a 4-week for 6 elective credits that has components of both research and service learning.

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