Admission – Master of Science in Global Health

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Global Health at NCNM

The Master of Science in Global Health is designed for students who desire to understand the complexity of global health challenges and contribute to solutions in a meaningful way.

Admissions Requirements


  • College level Biology (Introductory or general biology) (1 course)
  • College level Math (Algebra or Statistics) (1 course)
  • General Chemistry (1 course)
  • Psychology (Introductory or general psychology) (1 course)
  • General NCNM Admission Requirements


3.0 or higher (strongly recommended)

All candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university, or the equivalent (as determined by NCNM) from an institution outside the United States. No specific major is advised though we require a strong preparation in the sciences, and encourage a broad background in the humanities and liberal arts. Prerequisite coursework is used to determine a student’s preparation for the program. Credit will only be given for prerequisite coursework earning a C or better. There is no advantage to holding a BS rather than a BA, as long as you have completed the program’s prerequisites.

Application Materials (Apply online)


How do you intend to use global health in your career? (800 words or less)

Personal Statement

Describe your background in health, social justice, international studies, or other background information that you think is relevant to your interest in the MScGH program. (800 words or less)


Please include job experience, internships, extracurricular activities, and publications relevant to global health.