The Master of Science in Global Health program is based on an interdisciplinary and development-oriented approach to global health. With a strong focus on quantitative, qualitative and applied social sector research in developing countries, the program offers new opportunities to individuals pursuing a career in the field of global health.

This multidisciplinary, university-wide program offers courses taught by faculty from across the different Georgetown University campuses, schools, and institutes, such as Georgetown College, the School of Nursing & Health Studies, the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University Medical Center, Georgetown Law, and McCourt School of Public Policy.

In addition, the Field Research Module provides students with a three-month experience in a low- or middle-income country.  The degree culminates in a Scholarly Paper that enhances the academic field of global health.

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  • Dr. Liese poses with Drs. John and Margaret Gyapong.
    Preceptors from Ghana Visit Georgetown

    Drs. John and Margaret Gyapong participated in numerous events on campus, including a lecture on urban health and meeting with students embarking on field research in Ghana this Fall.

  • Students and faculty members pose for a photo.
    Students and Faculty Honor Retiring Professor

    The Department held a reception to honor Dr. Michael Engelgau, who has co-taught an elective course on Combatting Non-Communicable Diseases.

  • Sugy Choi delivers a presentation to students in a conference room.
    Alumna Offers Career Advice to Students

    Earlier this month, Sugy Choi (BSFS '12, MSGH '14) returned to the Hilltop to engage with current students. During a casual lunch event, Sugy shared her experiences in searching for work in global public health and pursuing a PhD.