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.

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Capstone Research
Develop your passion and see where research can take you

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Your Future in Global Health
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Student Profiles
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Your Global Health Education Starts Here

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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Frequently Asked Questions
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Financing Your Education
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