For more information contact:
Academic Programs Manager
Global Health Institute
329 Trent Hall
Durham, NC 27708
Degree offered: Master of Science in Global Health,
Global Health Certificate
Faculty working with students: 49
Students (approximate): 2009-10: 10 (with gradual increase to 25 students beginning in 2013-2014)
Students receiving Financial Aid: TBD
Spring Application: no
Part time study available: no
Test required: GRE General or MCAT.
The Duke Global Health Institute offers a Master of Science in Global Health (MSc-GH) and an interdisciplinary Certificate in Global Health. The MSc-GH is designed to appeal to an array of students, researchers, policy makers, managers, analysts, and clinical practitioners who desire a more complete understanding of the diverse causes of and solutions to health problems from an interdisciplinary global perspective. The following are the primary audiences:
- individuals at any stage of career who wish to pursue a free-standing MSc-GH
- Duke medical students who wish to pursue the MSc-GH during the third year of Medical School
- participants in Duke's new GH residency program
Students must apply through the Graduate School , following graduate school admissions guidelines.
The Global Health Certificate program addresses the needs of students preparing for careers related to global health by providing students with the interdisciplinary skills and tools both to synthesize current knowledge in new ways as well as to formulate innovative solutions to achieve improvement in the quality of health for underserved populations.
Students enrolled in the Duke Graduate School , the Nicholas School of the Environment, the Law School , and the Fuqua School of Business are eligible to receive the certificate.