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Center for Global Health

Discipline-Specific Field Experience

Students from the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Veterinary Medicine and SHRS must complete a global health field experience. Remember, only 1-credit within your home program can be counted toward the 10-hour requirement regardless of how many you receive.


School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

SHRS requires that all students have an international practicum experience. All students can take HRS 7289 to fulfill this requirement. DPT students have the option of taking HRS 7700S instead.  

Neither of these courses counts toward the 10-credit minimum of the GISGH

HRS 7289 - Clinical Practicum in Global Health; SU, AU, SP

HRS 7700S - Service Learning in Global Health (Merida, Yucatan, Mexico; DPT students only); AU


DPT and MOT students may take either OCCTHER 6510 OR PHYSTHER 8065 toward the 10-credit minimum

OCCTHER 6510 - Service Learning in Occupational Therapy; AU, SP 1-credit
PHYSTHER 8065 - Service Learning in Physical Therapy; AU, SP  1-credit


College of Medicine
MED COLL 8664 - Global Health Elective; available in rotations 1 through 9

College of Public Health
PUBHLTH 6189.02

College of Nursing
Nursing 5798 - Practicum in Global Health

College of Veterinary Medicine
Vet Med Field Experience