- Price: USD 35,650
- Level: Master
- Category: Health/ Medicine
- Awarded by: George Mason University
The MS in global health incorporates epidemiology and biostatistics, region-based nutrition, cross-cultural perspectives in mental health issues, community health assessment, program evaluation, human resource concerns, international health systems and organizations, refugee and internally displaced people health issues, and international health research. The required thesis provide students an opportunity to systematically investigate a problem or issue with global health implications.
Graduates of the global health program develop the knowledge base and skills to work and conduct research within the global health environment. Through course work and experiential learning, students are prepared to work in the diverse cultural and multidisciplinary environments inherent to global health. Students learn the fundamentals of global public health, including epidemiology, environmental health, global health policies, and sociocultural influences on health and behavior. Students also are trained on how to collaborate among nonprofit, governmental, and business sectors. Graduates may pursue careers in a variety of international health organizations or may choose to pursue a research pathway and continue toward a terminal degree.
Entry Requirement: Graduate
Intakes: January, August
Course Duration: 2 Years