Master of Science in Global Health and Equity
The Master of Science in Global Health and Equity program will be offered beginning in fall 2021.
Be a part of the movement and join the next generation of leaders in global health and equity creating meaningful improvements in the lives of the most vulnerable populations.
The Master of Science (M.S.) in Global Health and Equity program, offered by University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis, will equip you with an understanding of emerging global health issues and prepare you to be a transdisciplinary thinker who promotes social justice and health equity by influencing change, improving health outcomes and fostering domestic and international growth.
About the Program
Through a combination of classroom learning and firsthand, practical experiences in diverse settings, you will not only examine some of the most complex global health and equity challenges facing communities today but directly address these issues.
Foundations of the M.S. in Global Health and Equity program include:
Designed so you will be highly competitive in the global health and equity field, this 18-month program prepares you to step out of the classroom and into the workforce.
Following two semesters of course work, you will gain hands-on experience during a six-month field-based capstone/practicum guided by experts in the field and chosen by you. Based domestically or abroad, this experience allows you to learn how theoretical global health and equity concepts are implemented within specific contexts.
You will have flexibility to tailor your experience to match your passions and career goals.
To be admitted to the M.S. in Global Health and Equity program, you must meet the following admissions requirements.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the U.S. or an equivalent degree from an international institution
- Statement of purpose
- Two letters of recommendation
GRE exam scores are not required but can be submitted. English proficiency is required of all applicants whose native language is not English. Most students fulfill the English requirement by taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Ready to get started?
After completing your degree, you can utilize your skills and expertise in careers such as:
These careers span a variety of different employers, including:
Through a mix of required and elective courses, consisting of 32 credit hours, you will develop a deep understanding of the economic, social, environmental, political and health care issues afflicting vulnerable populations around the world.
The M.S. in Global Health and Equity program provides you with a wider perspective on these pressing issues with instruction from faculty with cross-disciplinary expertise.
Required courses include:
Elective courses may include:
Want to learn more?
If you have any questions about the University or want to schedule a campus visit, contact the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314.446.8328.