Medical Geography

certificate

The world faces a pressing need for geographic theories, methods, and techniques to address global health issues. The Medical Geography certificate provides training in spatial disease ecology, global health, and essential geostatistical approaches to public health. Hands-on experiences of geospatial analysis are emphasized through lab-based applications.

About this Program

Department Information

The Geography Department offers a range of topics in contemporary geography and geospatial science, rich and lively cultural and learning environments, B.A. and B.S. undergraduate degrees, M.A., M.S., and PhD degrees, as well as the largest Medical Geography program in the United States.
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Email | 352.392.0494 (tel) | 352.392.8855 (fax)

P.O. Box 117315
330 Newell Drive
3141 TURLINGTON HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-7315
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 Curriculum

Open to all UF undergraduate students of sophomore standing or higher.

Required Courses

GEO 3452Introduction to Medical Geography3
GEO 3454Peoples and Plagues3
Select one techniques course:3-4
Introduction to Quantitative Analysis for Geographers
Foundations of Geographic Information Systems
GIS Models for Public Health
Select one advanced course:3
Geography of Vector-borne Diseases
Shelter and Care Options for U.S. Elderly
Introduction to Spatial Networks
Applications in GIS for Zoonoses and Disease Ecology
Total Credits12-13