12 months
1431 USD/credit 60102 USD/year
1431 USD/credit 60102 USD/year
543 USD/credit 22806 USD/year
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Graduates of this Global Health program at George Mason University will have the knowledge base and skills to work and conduct research within the global health environment.  

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This Global Health degree from George Mason University  incorporates epidemiology, biostatistics, sociocultural influences on health and behavior, global health systems, communicable and non-communicable diseases of global importance, and migrant health to prepare students to conduct global health-related research. 

Key Features 

  • Through coursework and thesis research, students will be prepared to work in the diverse cultural and multidisciplinary environments inherent in global health. 
  • Graduates will be prepared to work in international health organizations such as nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), governmental organizations, and multilateral organizations, or may choose to pursue a research pathway and continue toward a terminal degree.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of Public Health
  • Global Health
  • Migrant Health
  • Global Infectious Diseases
  • U.S. and Global Public Health Systems
  • Global Non-Communicable Diseases

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the program is competitive, and a variety of criteria are evaluated in the admission process, including:

  • undergraduate academic performance and recent post-baccalaureate coursework (transcripts)
  • professional and volunteer experience
  • statement of goals and objectives
  • letters of recommendation

Previous undergraduate coursework in statistics, anthropology, sociology, and natural sciences is helpful.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    60102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1431 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22806 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 543 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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