• Course Delivery
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit

Global Health Rehabilitation Sciences

Undergraduate Certificate

No matter where you are in the world, a mix of social, political, economic, technological, and cultural factors affect the healthcare and rehabilitation services available to you.

The IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Global Health and Rehabilitation Sciences is designed to help you understand the interplay of these factors and to raise your awareness of rehabilitation and healthcare systems worldwide.

As a student in the program, you take courses on nutrition and exercise; health and rehabilitation systems across the world; health and rehabilitation professionals in developing countries; and global perspectives in nutrition, health, disease, and disability. You also complete a service-learning experience in an international rehabilitation institution.

Your IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Global Health and Rehabilitation Sciences prepares you for such careers as:

  • Government relations specialist 
  • Foreign healthcare agency liaison 
  • Community health worker 
  • Global health policy analyst 
  • Global health program manager 

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Undergraduate Certificate in Global Health Rehabilitation Sciences, you must complete 18 credit hours.


To be accepted to this program, you must have:
  1. Admissions requirements vary.
NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states
To apply to this program:

  • Complete application for admission.
  • Complete an essay (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours).  
  • Submit high school transcript or equivalent (applicants with fewer than 26 credit hours).
  • International applicants may be asked for additional materials.  
  • Submit official transcripts to mycredit@iupui.edu or:  

          IUPUI Office of Undergraduate Admissions 
          Cavanaugh Hall 147 
          425 University Boulevard 
          Indianapolis, IN 46202 

Application Deadlines
Fall Semester
May 1
Spring Semester
November 1
Summer Semester
March 15


  • SHRS-N 265Nutrition and Exercise 3 Credits
  • SHRS-N 460Global Perspectives in Nutrition, Health, Disease,a nd Disability3 Credits
  • SHRS-W 250Health and Rehabilitation Systems Across the World3 Credits
  • SHRS-W 270Seminar in Global Rehabilitation and Health3 Credits
  • SHRS-W 380Health and Rehabilitation Professionals in Developing Countries3 Credits
  • SHRS-W 470International Service-Learning in Rehabilitation3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $275.17
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $825.51
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $957.58
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $2872.74

Additional fees will apply.

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education

    With more than 120 online degree programs to choose from, Indiana University gives you the opportunity to receive a top-quality education when you want it, where you want it. The faculty who teach our online courses are the same exceptional faculty who teach those courses on our campuses. Whether you're looking for an undergraduate education or want to continue advancing your career with a graduate degree, IU Online’s degree program options have something for everyone.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. Classes aren't tied to a certain time or day.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at Indiana University have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. We're committed to providing you with the quality educational experience students have come to expect and desire from Indiana University, without needing to make sacrifices to the other commitments in your life.