Career Development

The Master of Science in Global Health program is committed to preparing our students for a career in global health as well as equipping our students with the skills to integrate global health into their future plans. Admitted students have access to:

For more information on who is hiring in Global Health, please watch Greg Martin's YouTube video

EIGH career development activities are organized by our Global Health Training Coordinator, Kim Bogold. For more information, please email ghms@nd.edu

Career Paths

Alumni of the Master of Science in Global Health program have secured placement within several sectors related to global health, including the following areas:

Medical Schools

About 40 percent of our students choose to pursue a MD or DO degree after the completion of this program. Since the beginning of the Master of Science in Global Health program, alumni have gone on to attend more than 25 medical schools across the country. During their time in the program, students have access to the University of Notre Dame pre-professional services.  

Non-Governmental Organizations

  • Catholic Charities - Refugee Resettlement Caseworker, Diocese of Pittsburgh 
  • Holy Cross Family Center in Uganda - HIV/AIDS and Maternal Health Care Coordinator
  • Peace Corps Volunteers - Ukraine and Cameroon
  • Timmy Global Health - Nonprofit Management and Global Health Fellow
  • Task Force for Global Health - Intern
  • CARE - Senior Program Officer for the Cargill Partnership for the Food and Nutrition Security Unit
  • Partners in Health - Research Assistant to Paul Farmer
  • Catholic Relief Services - Health Systems Strengthening Program Manager

Government

  • Montgomery County - Public Health Accreditation Coordinator
  • Tulsa Health Department - Epidemiologist
  • ORISE Fellowship - Zika Response Epidemiology Coordinator at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Universities

  • University of Michigan - Clinical Research Coordinator in the Stroke Program
  • University of Wisconsin - Research Specialist, Wisconsin Research and Education Network, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
  • University of Miami - Clinical Research Coordinator, Institute for Human Genomics
  • Vanderbilt University - Research Analyst, Institute for Medicine and Pubic Health in Nashville
  • Harvard University - Research Assistant at Harvard Global Surgery Program
  • Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science - Research Assistant, Dept. of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Global Health Research Associate

The EIGH partners with other health institutions to provide a one- or two-year opportunity for graduates of the MS in Global Health program to serve as Global Health Research Associates (GHRAs). The GHRA program gives graduates practical experience in international and domestic settings, which enhances employability in the field of global health. 

  • Catholic Relief Services in Haiti and Zambia - Health Systems Strengthening Initiative
  • Saint Joseph Health System - Population Health
  • Saint Joseph County - Health Department
  • University of Notre Dame - Lead Poisoning Prevention Initiative