The Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC) is a 12-credit certificate program designed to meet the growing need for professional development in global surgical care.
The Certificate is comprised of four graduate level online courses.
SURG 510 – Surgical Care in International Health
SURG 512 – Global Disability: A Surgical Care Mandate
SURG 514 – Surgical Care in Humanitarian Disaster Response
SURG 516 – Program Planning and Evaluation in Surgical Care Low Resource Settings
For more information on each course, visit our Curriculum page.
Students with an interest in global surgical care but who do not wish to complete the GCGSC can enroll in SURG 510 independently of the certificate.
The Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC) can ladder into the MGSC. Details about this process can be found in UBC’s transfer credit policy, outlined by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Alumni of the Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care are leaders in their fields from across multiple disciplines who are implementing their skills and knowledge from the program in global surgical care in low resource settings.