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.

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Program News

  • Drs. Liese and Vuckovic catch up on some reading outside St. Mary's Hall.
    2017 Summer Reading List
    June 2, 2017

    Looking for some summer reading? Our faculty have you covered!

  • Promotional design for the satellite session event.
    Department Organizes Session on Urban Health
    May 12, 2017

    Last month, the Department of International Health organized a special satellite session of the CUGH annual conference. Panelists and presenters explored present and pending urban health challenges and opportunities.

  • Bouey Renewed for Health Equity Professorship
    April 26, 2017

    Dr. Jennifer Huang Bouey was recently renewed as the Susan H. Mayer Professor for Health Equity at Georgetown. Her research is directed globally (health risks to migrant populations in China) and locally (barriers to care for underserved populations in DC).