Improving health and reducing inequities worldwide


Requirements / Eligibility

Masters of Science in Global Health

One-year, four-quarter program focused on preparing students and practitioners for leadership careers in global health, health policy, health care, research and development. The curriculum encompasses multidisciplinary health topics, research methods, a fieldwork experience, and seminars on global health practice.

Open to: Students and practitioners in health science professions or related fields who wish to achieve mastery and leadership skills in global health. A “related field” may be anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, law, journalism or international studies—a discipline that interacts with and informs the field of global health.

Apply: We are now accepting applications for the 2012–13 Masters class.

Pathway to Discovery in Global Health

In-depth study and experience in global health to prepare health professionals for global health careers. The program offers courses and training opportunities for students to enhance their understanding of global health problems, concepts and skills for successful careers in global health.

Open to: All UCSF students (SOM, SON, SOP, SOD and Graduate Division)

Apply: Pathway to Discovery in Global Health »

Global Health Clinical Scholars Program (GHCSP)

Specialized training for UCSF residents, scholars, fellows, and postgraduate students who want to formally incorporate global health into their clinical and research training, as well as their careers. The curriculum includes a three-week classroom course, monthly seminars, web-based asynchronous curriculum, and a mentored project with a local or global underserved population.

Open to: All UCSF postgraduate students and trainees

Apply: How to Apply »

Complex Humanitarian Emergency (CHE) Simulation Leadership Training

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

Open to: All UCSF students and UC Berkeley graduate students. Health professional students at other universities may participate if space allows.

Next training: April 2012. Registration »