Students apply a public health approach and social and behavioral science methods to shape the social and physical environment in ways that enhance public health and well-being.
There is at least one open-house event in the spring for both admitted applicants and applicants awaiting an admissions decision.
The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health strives to integrate global content and approaches across the School’s courses, programs and degrees. We believe that every student should emerge from our School with an understanding of global health issues. Some courses are focused largely on global issues, others are designed so that global and local issues are intertwined and some still are evolving. Learn more about these options.
Many enrolled students will have the opportunity to pursue our graduate global health certificate, while others may choose global health courses, internships or independent study with global focus.