Global Academic Programs

DrPH in Global Health Leadership

This exciting new professional doctoral degree program prepares you to be an effective leader in a high-level position in which you can influence change to solve the world's most challenging and complex public health problems.

Based in the Department of Global Health, the DrPH program is a three-year, cohort-based distance program. Classes are delivered in real time via internet video. Scholars meet face-to-face three times a year in each of years one and two of the program.

Most in-person sessions take place in Indianapolis, Indiana, although some may take place elsewhere in the U.S. or around the world. Scholars complete their dissertations in year three.

Master of Science in Global Health and Sustainable Development

A united worldwide effort is underway to accelerate solutions to the world’s most complex and urgent global public health challenges. The MS in Global Health and Sustainable Development Program is designed for early to mid-careerists who would like a broad, contemporary foundation of knowledge, skills, and abilities in global health. Graduates apply their expertise in varied roles that contribute to meeting global health goals that aim to improve health and wellbeing for people everywhere.

The global action plan led by the World Health Organization and other leading health and development organizations includes strategies that emphasize effective, sustainable policies and programs that, in addition to health and well-being, also prioritize health equity and social justice as pre-requisites for health and well-being for all. Our program supports these goals.