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Master of Science in Global Health

Program at a Glance

The MSc Global Health is a 12-month multi-institutional and transdisciplinary program that provides students with the experience and skills that meet global marketplace demands. What makes the program unique is its transcontinental approach and the immersive learning environment which fosters internationalization and builds career skills for a globalized world. Students gain the key competencies and experience necessary for leadership careers within public health organizations, health care settings, government and non-government agencies, and the private sector. The program offers multiple concentrations and mobility options both at McMaster or via exchange with our partnership universities.

Master of Global Health Program Website:

How to Apply

Admission requirements and application instructions are available on the Master of Global Health Program Website:

All applications open November 14th, 2022. Domestic applications close January 31st, 2023. International applications close January 16th, 2023.

More Information

For more information on the MSc program please contact the IHLL office at or contact the program directly.

Indigenous Applicants

Indigenous participation in the Master of Global Health Program is important. To ensure equitable admissions we have a facilitated admissions process for First Nations, Inuit and Métis applicants.  In accordance with the Self-Identification policy of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) applicants who wish to apply through this stream must complete the supplementary Self-identification Application. Information on the policy, application requirements and the online application can be found at: Facilitated Indigenous Admissions Program (FIAP)

Indigenous applicants need to meet the following requirements.

• Honours Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent)
• Minimum B+ Average

Applicants who wish to be considered under the Indigenous application process must submit completed Facilitated Indigenous Admissions Program (FIAP): Self-Identification Applications by January 31st, 2023.