Additional Opportunities

MD/MS Integrated Degree

The Eck Institute for Global Health and the Indiana University School of Medicine offer an integrated dual degree program. This degree program allows participants to complete a joint Medical Doctor/Master of Science in Global Health (MD/MS). This program between the University of Notre Dame and Indiana University was the first dual degree program of its kind between two collaborating universities.

Admitted students will take a leave of absence from the Indiana University School of Medicine during their third year of medical studies to join Master of Science in Global Health students at the University of Notre Dame for the 12-month program. Upon completion of the Master of Science in Global Health, students will return to their medical degree studies. Students are also provided with the option of finishing their MD at the Indiana University School of Medicine - South Bend campus.

Who Can Apply?

Any medical student enrolled at the Indiana University School of Medicine may apply for the Master of Science in Global Health program during their first or second year of medical school. Interested students can apply through the Graduate School's online application.

MGA Specialization

The Keough School of Global Affairs and the Eck Institute for Global Health provide a global health specialization for students pursuing a master of global affairs degree.

Master of global affairs students enrolled in the Keough School’s two-year professional degree program can acquire broad training in global affairs plus focused training in global health. Students may blend coursework from the Master of Global Affairs program with the Eck Institute’s Master of Science in Global Health program. This customized approach, grounded in the social sciences, aims to prepare students for careers that address global health from a policy perspective.

Need More Information?

To learn more and apply for the Master of Global Affairs program, please visit keough.nd.edu/master-of-global-affairs.