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A World-Class Multidisciplinary Approach to Global Health

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Expanding Horizons: The Intersection of
Research & Experiential Learning

Unlock your potential to improve the health status of underserved populations worldwide with our development-oriented, interdisciplinary graduate program. Study the innovative ways we can enhance health systems, policy and outcomes, and embark on a journey where passion meets purpose.

Full-Time and Part-Time Options
14-Week Field Research Experience with Stipend
Merit Aid Available

Application Deadlines

January 15: Priority Consideration Deadline

No application fee if you apply by this date
Priority consideration for admission and scholarship aid

June 1: Final Deadline

Final application deadline for Fall start

Build a Strong Foundation for Success

Our Master of Science in Global Health goes beyond traditional classroom learning. Immerse yourself in exploring the complex factors influencing global health through core courses and hands-on research experience in the field. You’ll leave with a deep understanding and produce a scholarly paper that showcases your expertise as you join the global health workforce. Through our program, you’ll gain the tools and knowledge needed to make a meaningful impact. Explore our curriculum and the full-time and part-time study options we offer.

Focus on Specific Areas of Interest including:

  • Disease Prevention & Control
  • Health Financing
  • Health & Development in Africa (certificate)
  • Migration & Development (certificate)
  • Urban Health, Demographics & Reproductive Health
  • Global Health Governance: Politics, Policy & Institutions
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Gain Hands-On Experience

Our program includes a 14-week international fieldwork requirement, providing you with the hands-on learning needed to better understand the global health landscape. You’ll work in first-rate policy or research institutions in low or middle-income countries. Whether conducting research in underserved communities or collaborating with local health organizations, you’ll have the chance to apply your knowledge in meaningful ways and develop essential skills for effecting change.

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Faculty Who Inspire & Empower

Our faculty are true leaders in the global health field, each with a unique perspective and deep commitment to interdisciplinary research and student mentoring. With their extensive professional experience and global networks, faculty will enrich your classroom instruction and empower you with the knowledge and perspective needed to take your career to new heights.

John Quattrochi

John Quattrochi, Sc.D.

Program Director,
Master of Science in Global Health

Matthew Kavanaugh

Matthew M. Kavanagh, Ph.D., M.C.P.

Assistant Professor, Master of Science in Global Health

Myriam Vučković

Myriam Vučković, Ph.D., M.Sc.P.H., M.A.

Associate Professor, Master of Science in Global Health

Embrace Diversity & Ignite New Ideas

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Our diverse community of scholars brings together a rich combination of personal, professional and educational experiences. Together, we will ignite new ideas, challenge boundaries and create meaningful impact. With our unique Field Research Module, you’ll have the opportunity to put what you learn into practice, gaining real-world experience with the support of our program.

Explore Opportunities

Kayla Nikc

“I had a wonderful study abroad experience. I got the chance to work with leaders in HIV prevention and lead a quantitative analysis for my master’s capstone. I am now an epidemiologist for the New York State Department of Health and part of that success is thanks to the wonderful professors of Georgetown’s Global Health program and the Global Health degree.”

Kayla Nikc, M.S. ’22

Field Research: Pretoria, South Africa
Analyzing behavioral risk factors associated with pregnancy and knowledge of HIV status in school-age children

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Take the first step toward becoming a transformative global health leader and join us in shaping a healthier, more equitable world for all. Thank you for your interest in our program. Please complete this form and we‘ll contact you with more information.