Come to UCSF to gain global health knowledge, skills, and experience in one transformative year. The interdisciplinary curriculum emphasizes research methods, population health, and the social, economic, and environmental determinants of health in a globalized world. Become prepared for a career in research, policy, organizational leadership, academia, or program management and evaluation.
Your Future in Global Health
Past Students and Faculty Talk about the Program
The Master of Science in Global Health program looks for students with leadership potential, experience working with underserved populations, and a commitment to improving health and reducing inequities worldwide.
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Master's Program in Global Health Celebrates 10 Years of Impact
From its first class in 2008, with just seven students, to the current class of 36, the Institute for Global Health Sciences master’s program has given its students the breadth of tools and skills they need to succeed in global health careers.