The Ph.D. concentration in Global Health will engage you in rigorous interactive learning and research with critical and innovative thinking and analytical skills. It will prepare you for careers in academic institutions, research agencies, local government, national supra-governmental agencies (such as United Nations and its affiliated agencies), international non-governmental organizations, multilateral organizations, non-profits and for-profit groups, and the private sector.
Through a combination of coursework, practice opportunities and doctoral research, you will acquire the knowledge and skills to critically assess and understand global health issues and their underlying causes, and develop their solutions that are collaborative, innovative, effective, equitable and sustainable in the spirit of community ownership and shared health agency.
Our Ph.D. Program in Public Health prepares students for careers in research, university teaching in graduate programs, policy analysis and development, and high-level public health positions.
View the Global Health Ph.D. student directory to see the research interests of some of our current students.
The graduate student admissions page contains instructions for each step of the application process and application deadlines.
If you have specific questions about the application process, visit the college's graduate student admissions page.
For academic or professional information specific to the Global Health program, please contact the program director Jonathan Garcia, Ph.D.
The College of Public Health and Human Sciences is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health