Advanced - Master of Science in Global Medicine

Advanced Track

Track Summary

Physicians/Dentists who have completed their medical/dental degrees and are interested in better understanding global health issues are encouraged to pursue the M.S. in Global Medicine, Advanced Track.

Coursework in the Advanced Track builds upon basic medical knowledge by exploring the epidemiology of diseases prevalent in major parts of the world, as well as strategies to prevent, control and mediate new infections.

The Advanced Track is ideal for medical professionals who have trained as physicians or dentists in the United States or abroad.

General Elective Courses

This track requires 20 units of general elective courses. Click below to view a list of available courses.

Advanced Track Sample Course Plan


10 units

MEDS 500 – Basic Concepts in Global Health (4 units)
MEDS 510 – Global Health Modules, Malaria (2 units)
MEDS 514 – Global Health Module, Tropical Diseases (2 units)
MEDS 516 – Cultural Humility in Health and Medicine (2 units)


10 units

MEDS 511 – Global Health Module, Tuberculosis (2 units)
MEDS 512 – Global Health Module, Maternal & Child Health (2 units)
MEDS 521 – Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases (2 units)
MEDS 567 – Global Nutrition (2 units)
MEDS 577 – Global Palliative Care (2 units)


4 units

MEDS 529 – Refugee Healthcare (2 units)
MEDS 554 – Clinical Medicine & Healthcare Delivery in Panama (2 units)