Professional, Graduate & Postdoctoral Education

Dozens of campus global health programs, courses and international rotations are available for graduate, professional and postdoctoral learners. Upper division undergraduate courses may be available to graduate students.

UC Global Health Institute

UCGHI Master’s Student Stipend Program
Supporting current University of California master’s students from historically excluded communities

UC Berkeley

Center for Global Public Health
Global health courses in various disciplines on campus

Global Health Specialty Area
Specialty area of study in global public health for School of Public Health graduate students

Global Health and Environment Area of Emphasis
MPH and MS degree emphasis for Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health

Designated Emphasis in Development Engineering
Doctoral program emphasis for research on technology interventions to reduce poverty

School of Public Health Master's and Doctoral Programs
Degree programs in a wide range of public health disciplines

UC Davis

Global Health education
One Health courses and seminars and online Global Health Introductory Modules 

One Health Institute
Short-term field courses for graduate students in the School of Veterinary Medicine

Blum Center for Developing Economies
Courses on global poverty and international development; fieldwork opportunities

Master of Public Health
Degree in epidemiology or general public health with the Department of Public Health Sciences

Pediatric Resident Global Health Curriculum
Core curriculum for all pediatric residents through the Program in Global Child Health; opportunities for mentored scholarly project and global/rural surgery track

UC Irvine

Global Health Research, Education and Translation (GHREAT)
Global health courses in various disciplines on campus; Global Health Journal Club

PhD in Public Health, Concentration in Global Health
Research training focus in the Program in Public Health


Global Health Certificate
Coursework with the Center for Global and Immigrant Health for any graduate or professional student

Certificate on Population and Reproductive Health
Coursework with the Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health for any master's student in the Fielding School of Public Health

Center for World Health Education Programs
Clinical, research and international electives and global health pathway for medical students, residents and clinical fellows in the David Geffen School of Medicine

Public Health Master's and Doctoral Programs
MPH, DrPH, MS and PhD in the Fielding School of Public Health

UC Merced

Public Health Graduate Research Emphasis
Public Health track of the Social Science Graduate Emphasis

UC San Diego

Master of Arts in Global Health
One year degree program that provides interdisciplinary training that equips students to examine, understand, and address pressing issues concerning wellbeing, illness, and healing across global contexts

Global Health Institute
Global health courses in various disciplines on campus

Global Health Academic Concentration
Global health track for students in the School of Medicine

International Migration Concentration
Master of Arts in Latin American Studies with interdisciplinary concentration on migratory movements of Latin American populations

Global Medicine Elective
Internal Medicine residents engage in clinical and research activities at an affiliated medical center in Mozambique

Joint Doctoral Programs with SDSU
Joint Doctoral Program in Public Health - Global Health Track and Joint Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Substance Use with the Division of Global Public Health, School of Medicine

UC San Francisco

Master of Science in Global Health
One year of coursework and fieldwork on research methods, population health, and determinants of health

Master of Science in Nursing, Global Health Minor
Preparation for nursing care at the local, national and international level with the School of Nursing Center for Global Health

Global Health Nursing Practicum
Opportunity for nursing students to engage in global health fieldwork

PhD in Global Health Sciences
Research related to the delivery of care in health systems from a clinical or social and behavioral perspective

Global Health Clinical and Research Electives
Multiple global health educational opportunities for health professional students

Pathway to Discovery in Global Health
Global health concentration for health professional students and trainees, including medical students, residents, fellows and graduate nursing students

Global Surgery and Public Health Pathway
Research pathway for residents in the Department of Surgery

Orthopaedic Resident Global Elective Program
Elective rotation at a trauma hospital abroad for orthopaedic surgery residents

UCSF Fresno Global Health Curriculum
Global health meetings, lectures and events for residents and health care professionals with the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program

UC Santa Barbara

Global Studies Graduate Degrees
Interdisciplinary Master of Arts and PhD in Global Studies

UC Santa Cruz

Global and Community Health Program
New program at UC Santa Cruz aimed at addressing challenges of ill-health both globally and locally