Cultivating Global Health Leaders, Together

Earn a Master of Science in Global Health at Duke University

Together, we can improve the health and well-being for people around the world. Duke's Master of Science in Global Health program is your first step. At the end of our two-year program, you will gain the skills, knowledge, networks, and hands-on experience to make a positive difference in global health.

Individualized Mentoring and Support

Learn alongside the world's most innovative global health teachers and researchers who help you develop as a community of scholars and individuals, while taking advantage of Duke and DGHI student services and resources that are tailored to your goals. 


Fieldwork in Malaysia

Hands-On Experience

Develop your own field-based project and work in close collaboration with our global partners to understand health challenges facing communities around the world.

Interdisciplinary Approach

Choose from among 30 electives across multiple Duke schools to explore the interconnections of health, engineering, the environment, social sciences, policy and more.

Interdisciplinary Approach

I sit right in the middle of being a quantitative and qualitative researcher in my day-to-day work, and nothing could have prepared me better for that than Duke’s MS-GH program.

Seth Zissette '15



Our students have completed field projects in more than 30 countries, including China, India, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Peru and the United States.



receive financial aid

We work to ensure your M.S. in Global Health is affordable through generous financial aid and funding for field experiences.



working in global health

Our graduates enjoy strong career prospects, including paths in academic research, policy and health practice. Of those who have pursued career tracks, 82% are working in jobs directly related to global health.