The Master of Science in Global Health's curriculum offers opportunities to employ newly acquired skills and knowledge through activities such as laboratory research, survey research, mathematical modeling, and project management.

  • Total credits for degree completion: 42 credits
  • Required classes: 29 credits
  • Capstone Field Research
  • Elective classes: 13+ credits

Students will choose from one of three areas of concentration — Vector Biology and Parasitology, Health Policy and Governance, and Health Analytics. 

Required Courses 

  • Global Health Challenges
  • Domestic Development in Practice
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Global Health I
  • Capstone Seminar (required every semester)
  • Fundamentals of Epidemiology
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Global Health
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Global Health II
  • Field Research/Capstone Work
  • Global Health Program Design and Management
  • Global Health Ethics
  • Leadership Theory, Discovery, and Application
  • Global Health Systems and Policy
  • Global Health Journal Club
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For additional questions about the Master of Science in Global Health program, please contact Kim Bogold, Global Health Training Coordinator, at