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 field experience and students are expected to produce a scholarly paper that enhances the academic field of global health.

For more information about program application, please visit Admissions.  If you have any questions about the program, please contact us at globalhealthms@georgetown.edu. 

For more information, check out the Program Brochure

Program News

  • Urban Health Symposium Attendees
    Department Hosts Urban Health Events
    December 22, 2017

    The Department recently hosted a symposium on pandemic preparedness and non-communicable diseases in urban areas, as well as a lecture on adolescent health and reproductive well-being in the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • Dr. Liese, Mr. Quinn, and Mr. Brandes pose for a photo in Alumni House.
    Architect Lectures on Urban Design for Health
    October 30, 2017

    The Department recently organized a lecture by architect Sean Quinn on challenges and opportunities associated with rapid global urbanization.

  • MSGH student Mark Lee conducts an interview in Mexico.
    Student Wins Research Grant
    September 11, 2017

    Mark Lee (MSGH '17) was awarded a grant in support of his nutrition research in Chiapas, Mexico! Learn more about Mark's field research.

  • Drs. May and Turbat present their new book on African demography.
    Faculty Featured in Book on African Demography
    September 7, 2017

    Does Africa stand to gain from its impending population growth? Drs. John May and Vincent Turbat discuss the potential for a "demographic dividend" on the continent.

  • The 2017 M.Sc. in Global Health Cohort at the World Bank
    New Students Visit World Bank
    September 5, 2017

    Last week, the Department of International Health welcomed its newest graduate students with a tour of the World Bank.