The program is based in Salvador, the capital of the state of Bahia and the largest city in the Brazilian northeast. Of Salvador's 2.8 million residents, approximately 80 percent are of African descent, making Salvador an ideal base from which to explore issues of public health, community welfare, and social justice.
Previous college-level coursework in public health, development studies or related fields
A background in Portuguese, Spanish or other Romance language is strongly recommended
2.5 minimum GPA and sophomore standing
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