Global Health, Master | University of Washington | Seattle, United States
24 months
35781 USD/year
35781 USD/year
20535 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Global Health program from University of Washington offers a social justice and practical skills-based framework so graduates can make a difference wherever they work. 


Key facts

The University of Washington’s Department of Global Health Master of Public Health (MPH) program is one of the premier global health programs in the world. Students exit with core public health skills in research, analytic methods, proposal development, management, implementation science, health metrics and evaluation, and a deeper understanding of the social, economic, and political determinants of health, and the history of global responses to health problems. Our students and alumni tell us these are some of reasons they choose the University of Washington:

  • interdisciplinary approach to global health issues
  • collaborative, cohort-based programming with 35-50 new students annually, including approximately 1/3 foreign students, all with prior global health experience
  • accessible faculty with decades of experience in global health who combine teaching, research, and practice
  • partnerships with organizations locally and around the world
  • funding for under-represented students

What Makes Our Program Unique?

Is the Global Health program from University of Washington the right fit for you?

There are so many factors to consider when choosing a graduate program: curriculum, learning community, location, networking opportunities, faculty engagement to name a few. This video features alumni who share their experiences in the program and is designed to help you answer some of those questions.

At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Public Health 
  • Analytical Skills for Public Health 
  • Determinants of Health
  • Implementing Public Health Interventions 
  • Public Health Practice 
  • Problems in Global Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


63 alternative credits

quarter credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold the minimum equivalent of a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S* or its equivalent from a foreign institution** or a Bologna bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 180 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) credits.

  • Also acceptable: hold a Master’s degree, a doctoral degree (Ph.D., D.Phil.), or a professional degree (M.D., J.D., D.V.M., etc.) from a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.*or its equivalent from a foreign institution.**

  • All students confirming enrollment must provide a transcript and degree statement for verification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35781 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35781 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    35781 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35781 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    20535 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20535 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Seattle

1480 - 2580 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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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