The University of Arizona and Universidad del Valle de México offer an innovative program that allows students to earn a bachelor’s degree in Public Health from Arizona and Universidad del Valle de México in only five years. The partnership enables students to complete a U.S.-accredited degree entirely in Mexico.

Arizona + Universidad del Valle de México

Courses are delievered by both Arizona and Universidad del Valle de México professors. Students learn from Arizona faculty, access Arizona resources, and become part of Arizona's network of 295,000 alumni. Innovative course delivery prepares students for an increasingly technical world.

Ranked TOP 1% in the World

The University of Arizona ranks number 69 out of 20,000 schools in the world, according to the Center for World University rankings, and our online bachelors degrees rank #7 in the US according to US News & World Report.

Study Abroad

Students may complete the program entirely in Mexico or study abroad at the Tucson, Arizona campus in the U.S. for a semester. The palm-tree lined campus is known as one of the most beautiful in the country. The surrounding city features hiking, concerts, and world-class dining.


BS Public Health – Global Health Track

The University of Arizona's BS in Public Health with a Global Health Track, in collaboration with the Bachelor of Medicine program at the Universidad del Valle de México, presents a unique and comprehensive educational opportunity for aspiring healthcare professionals. This dual-degree program seamlessly integrates the diverse perspectives of public health and medicine, equipping students with a robust foundation in global health. Combining the strengths of both institutions, students benefit from a rigorous curriculum, hands-on experiences, and international exposure. Graduates emerge with a holistic understanding of public health and medical practices, positioning them as adept professionals capable of addressing complex health challenges on a global scale. This collaborative program empowers students to navigate the intersections of public health and medicine, preparing them for impactful careers that bridge disciplines and contribute to improved healthcare outcomes worldwide.

Sample Courses
  • HPS 433: Global Health
  • HPS 417: Health Systems in Global Health
  • HPS 409: Global Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Languages of Instruction
  • English
  • Spanish
Earn Two Degrees
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Health – Global Health Track from the University of Arizona
  • Bachelor of Medicine from the Universidad del Valle de México
Learning Outcomes
  • Students will be able to develop a comprehensive understanding of public health principles, global health challenges, and the interconnectedness between public health and medicine.
  • Students will be able to cultivate cultural competence and an awareness of the diverse cultural factors influencing health, enabling effective collaboration in multicultural settings.
  • Students will be able to integrate knowledge from public health, medicine, sociology, anthropology, political science, and economics to address complex global health issues.
  • Students will be able to gain proficiency in research methodologies, allowing for the critical analysis of health data, exploration of disease trends, and contribution to evidence-based practices in both public health and medicine.
  • Students will be able to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world settings through hands-on experiences, fieldwork, and clinical practice, enhancing problem-solving skills and practical competence.

The dual-degree program uniquely positions graduates to navigate the intersections of public health and medicine, allowing them to contribute to comprehensive and holistic healthcare solutions on a global scale. Career opportunities are diverse, reflecting the multifaceted nature of their training and expertise.

  • Global Health Practitioner
  • Medical Doctor
  • Public Health Researcher
  • International Health Policy Analyst
  • Health Diplomacy and Advocacy

About UVM

UVM has more than 60 years of training generations of competitive professionals with an international vision. Recognized as a preferred choice by employers across 18 states in the Mexican Republic, UVM has garnered more than 28 years of expertise, particularly excelling in the training of medical professionals with an international focus. This commitment to academic excellence and cultural diversity positions UVM as a leading institution in the preparation of health professionals with a global profile.



Once admitted to Universidad del Valle de México, students receive application instructions from the University of Arizona. Students must meet admissions criteria of both institutions.

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