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Concentration: Global Disaster Management, Humanitarian Relief and Homeland Security (Code: GHH)
Delivery: Online

The concentration of disaster management, humanitarian relief and homeland security plays an important role in global health, especially in areas of armed conflict and natural disasters. With the increase in weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear and biological threats from terrorist groups and radical states, the need for formal training and education has increased. Local and international organizations, governments and United Nation agencies are in need of highly trained professionals to manage and direct programs to reduce the global public health threats that continue to plague us. Where and when the next tsunami or earthquake will strike, or how the next terrorist group will respond is unknown. But the logic behind professionally mitigating and preparing for one of these incidences places us in a stronger position to respond. This concentration builds on the existing framework of the College of Public Health core courses, field experience and special project. Combining this framework with the existing disaster management and humanitarian courses will provide graduates with the ability to recognize, assess, implement and evaluate a global or local disaster.

Program of Study

You should complete your program of study electronically using Archivum at usf.appiancloud.com/. (See Archivum instructions.)

Program of Study PDF by Catalog Year
(to be used as reference)

 
2019/202018/192017/18 2016/172015/16

Note: You may choose a program of study that corresponds to the academic year of your admission or any year thereafter.  Please see the guidelines below.

 USF Guidelines on Choosing a Program of Study

The USF Tampa Graduate Catalog, including college and program requirements, and program and course descriptions, is available on the web at www.grad.usf.edu/catalog.php. Each Catalog is published and in effect for the academic term(s) noted on the title page.

There may be circumstances in which a student may need to change their catalog year. This must be initiated through a discussion with your academic advisor. Details regarding USF policy on changing catalog year can be found at http://catalog.usf.edu/content.php?catoid=9&navoid=987#graduate-catalog.

Graduate Advising

If you have advising questions regarding this concentration please email coph-grad@usf.edu.

 

The full list of graduate advisors is available on the MPH Graduate Advising page.


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