The Harvard Medical School Master of Medical Sciences in Global Health Delivery (MMSc-GHD) program provides training in research, program design, and management that students need to become leaders in the emerging field of global health delivery. The degree-granting program offers a rigorous cross-university curriculum focused on developing the tools needed to perform social and delivery science and policy research in resource-limited settings. The core component of the MMSc-GHD is a field-based mentored research project in global health culminating in a master's thesis.
The MMSc-GHD program connects students with faculty who are leaders in global health and prepares students with the necessary tools to implement projects and programs and to launch productive, fulfilling and successful careers in global health.
Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:
Design and complete rigorous research studies using qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods.
Identify and address key issues affecting health worldwide.
Plan and lead programs to improve health for people in many settings, including settings with limited resources.
Leading faculty in global health from Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and from Harvard-affiliated organizations.
Hands-on experience through mentored research project at a global health site.
Curriculum designed to introduce overarching issues affecting global health, and to equip students with the skills and knowledge to implement programs that address those issues.
Graduates from the MMSc-GHD program have attained leadership roles including:
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Programs Officer
Senior Medical Director
Chief of Mission, NGO
Senior Clinical Program Manager
Research Scientist, Ministry of Health
We invite you to learn more about the MMSc-GHD program on this website. Many answers to questions can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page. If you have additional questions, please email the MMSc-GHD Program.