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Global Health

University of California, San Francisco

M.Sc.
12 months
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11442 USD/year
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About

Come to the Global Health program offered by the University of California, San Francisco to gain global health knowledge, skills, and experience in one transformative year. 

Overview

The curriculum of the Global Health program offered by the University of California, San Francisco emphasizes research methods, population health, and the social, economic, and environmental determinants of health in a globalized world. Become prepared for a career in research, policy, organizational leadership, academia, or program management and evaluation.

Your Future in Global Health

The global health degree prepares graduates for careers that are as diverse as the field of global health. As a graduate of the master’s program, you may choose to teach, conduct research or manage a global health program or initiative. You may pursue advanced training or professional education, such as medical school, residency or a fellowship, or you could engage in clinical practice. You may find work in government organizations, NGOs or the private sector. With your global health degree, you may even be hired by UCSF or your capstone project partners to continue work from your master's research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Qualitative Research Approaches
  • Global Health Practice Seminar
  • Foundations of Global Health
  • Communicable Diseases

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree, or the equivalent from an accredited institution, with at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Completion of at least one college-level course in each of the following areas, with at least a B grade: 1) mathematics (e.g., calculus, algebra, statistics), 2) general biology, 3) health-related science (e.g., nutrition, microbiology, anatomy, physiology), or a second biology course
  • English proficiency for non-native speakers

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11442 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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