Master of Science in Global Health and Sustainable Development

The global action plan led by the World Health Organization and other leading health and development organizations includes strategies that emphasize effective, sustainable policies and programs that, in addition to health and well-being, also prioritize health equity and social justice as prerequisites for health and well-being for all. Our program supports these goals.

What you will do

Graduates complete the program well-positioned to assume roles that support values represented by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals priorities:

  • No poverty
  • Zero hunger
  • Good health and well-being
  • Quality education
  • Gender equality
  • Clean water and sanitation
  • Affordable and clean energy
  • Decent work and economic growth
  • Industry innovation and infrastructure
  • Reduced inequalities
  • Sustainable cities and communities
  • Responsible consumption and production
  • Climate action
  • Life below water
  • Life on land
  • Peace, justice and strong institutions
  • Partnerships that support these goals

Our curriculum

Our program and courses include attention to public health across low-, middle-, and high-income countries as well as the social, economic, political, and organizational conditions that comprise the environmental backdrop for health and well-being.

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Learn what you must complete in order to be admitted to this degree program.

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