Globalization has changed the way that governments and nongovernmental organizations tackle challenging health issues like HIV/AIDS prevention, the spread of communicable diseases, malnutrition, the diabetes epidemic and access to basic medical care.

Increase the life expectancy of thousands across the globe.

The 42 credit hour Master of Public Health program concentration in Global Health and Health Disparities at Colorado State University, is built upon the school’s core public health curriculum with the addition of faculty expertise in the social, economic and cultural components of health and health disparities.

Reducing the high rate of morbidity and mortality suffered by marginalized communities will require focusing on interventions that can achieve the greatest improvement in health. This concentration is designed for students who intend to study, identify, and solve public health problems locally and globally.

Alumni have gone on to many exciting career opportunities including:

  • Research Network Coordinator with an international public health organization
  • Community Health Project Coordinator with a healthcare services system
  • Public Health Analyst with a federal agency
  • COVID-19 Reporting Specialist with a state health department
  • Research Analyst with a state health institute

*This MPH concentration is only offered in-person at the CSU campus and is not available as a remote degree program.

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