Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

School of Professional Studies

Master of Science in Global Health


339 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Global Health

Format: Online

Program Description:

Global health addresses some of the most important and novel issues in 21st-century healthcare. The Master of Science in Global Health is designed to help clinicians, researchers, epidemiologists, nonprofit administrators, policy analysts, social entrepreneurs and others make a meaningful difference in healthcare access and outcomes in the places where it’s needed most. Through multidisciplinary courses that emphasize both theory and practical application, students will learn how to improve healthcare outcomes and systems, work effectively in challenging healthcare settings, navigate global regulatory issues, evaluate results and more. The Master’s in Global Health is offered part time and fully online in partnership with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Center for Global Health. The center draws from the University’s renowned medical specialists and researchers to address global health issues through innovative teaching, pioneering research and advanced clinical care. Students benefit from access to a top-ranked academic medical center and dedicated center of expertise.


Northwestern University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges (NCA).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.

Locale: Midsize City

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