24 months
39999 USD/year
39999 USD/year
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The Global Health program at Vanderbilt University is designed to educate innovative and effective public health professionals in the development and management of effective global health initiatives, to contribute to sound public health policies and practices, and to engage in meaningful partnerships with communities.



In addition to the core public health coursework (Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Social and Behavioral Science, Environmental Science, and Health Services Administration), courses include Foundations of Global Health, Essential Skills in Global Health, and Leadership, Policy and Management in Public Health.


The Global Health program at Vanderbilt University is designed to equip global health professionals for leadership positions with government agencies, non-governmental organizations, immigrant health agencies, philanthropic foundations, industry, and/or academic institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Public Health Ethics
  • The Science of Health Behavior
  • Leadership and Management in Public Health
  • Essential Skills in Global Health

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree
  • We seek applicants who have a good sense of their career interests. At least two years of relevant, post-undergraduate professional experience is preferred, but not required for admission
  • Fill out your SOPHAS application
  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  • Official Transcripts
  • TOEFL test scores are required for international applicants
  • Statement of Purpose and Objectives should include: reasons for your interest in public health, and specifically the Vanderbilt MPH Program’s Global Health track, any previous international experience or work with international or underserved populations, any areas of interest or proposed research topics you may have at this point (this is optional), your academic and career goals, how the Vanderbilt MPH Program will help you achieve your goals
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39999 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39999 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    39999 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39999 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Year 2: $19,998

Living costs for Nashville

1183 - 2197 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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