Global and Ecological Health Engineering Certificate

The following requirements are in addition to, or further elaborate upon, those requirements outlined in The Graduate School Policy Guide.


Total Units Required: 5

Course Requirements:

Course Title
Core Courses
Topics in Biomedical Engineering (Global and Ecological Health Challenge)
Sustainability: The City
Plus 399 in the appropriate department
Electives (two of the following) *
Biomedical Electives
Quantitative Systems Physiology
Quantitative Systems Physiology
Biochemical Sensors
Biomaterials and Medical Devices
Special Advanced Topics in Biomedical Engineering (Biointerfaces – Medical Devices)
Environmental Engineering Electives
Environmental Microbiology
Public & Environmental Health
Sustainable Water Systems
Environmental Laboratory
Community-based Design 1
Community-based Design 2
Global Health Electives
Special Topics in Global Health (Achieving Global Impact through Local Engagement)
Health Technology Management (offered at University of Cape Town, South Africa)

By design, students will be encouraged to select courses from outside their MS discipline. Biomedical Engineering students should take electives from Environmental Engineering and Science. Environmental Engineering and Science students should take electives from Biomedical Engineering. Both groups may take Global Health electives.