Curriculum

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
Need more information?

For additional questions about the Master of Science in Global Health program, please contact Kim Bogold, Global Health Training Coordinator, at kmerz1@nd.edu.