Improving health and reducing inequities worldwide


Applications for the Master of Science in Global Health program will be accepted beginning September 3. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2015.

Global Health Sciences has developed a range of innovative education and training programs to prepare the next generation of researchers and clinicians for careers in global health. The scope of the programs reflects the vibrant community of multinational and interdisciplinary scholars working to improve health and reduce disease.

Master of Science in Global Health Program

This one-year, four-quarter program focuses on preparing students and practitioners for leadership careers in global health, health policy, health care, research and development.


The Pathway program offers courses and training opportunities for UCSF students to enhance their understanding of global health problems, concepts and skills for successful careers in global health.

Clinical Scholars

UCSF residents, scholars, fellows, and postgraduate students from different disciplines (dental, nursing, pharmacy, and medicine) participate in this training track to formally incorporate global health into their clinical and research training.

Complex Humanitarian Emergency Program

Using a multidisciplinary approach, the CHE program trains health care and other professionals to provide leadership as first responders during local and global humanitarian emergencies.

FAQ - Global Health Sciences Human Rights Fellowship

Before contacting the Human Rights Center Fellowship Coordinator, please review the FAQ

Global Health Sciences Human Rights Fellowship

In collaboration with the Human Rights Center at the University of California Berkeley, Global Health Sciences at UCSF will be sponsoring one fellow for the prestigious University of California-wide Human Rights Fellowship program.