Curriculum

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

The program offers three areas of concentration — Vector Biology and Parasitology, Health Policy and Governance, and Health Analytics. 

Required Courses 

  • Global Health Challenges - 3 credits
  • Domestic Development in Practice - 3 credits
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Global Health I - 3 credits
  • Capstone Seminar (focused on a literature review) - 1 credit
  • Fundamentals of Epidemiology - 3 credits
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Global Health - 3 credits
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Global Health II - 2 credits
  • Capstone Seminar (preparation for field work) - 1 credit
  • Field Research/Capstone Work - 4 credits
  • Global Health Program Design and Management - 2 credits
  • Global Health Ethics - 1 credit
  • Leadership Theory, Discovery, and Application - 1 credit
  • Capstone Seminar (directed reading - data analysis/writing) - 1 credit
  • Global Health Systems and Policy - 3 credits
  • Global Health Journal Club - 1 credit
  • Capstone Seminar (directed reading - writing and presentation) - 1 credit
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For additional questions about the Master of Science in Global Health program, please contact ghms@nd.edu.