Visit the Milken Institute School of Public Health website for additional information about academic programs and information about GWSPH. Graduate admissions information, including application requirements and deadlines, can be found on the GWSPH Graduate Admissions website.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 48 credits, including 8 credits in foundation and research methods courses, 13 credits in global health sciences core courses, a minimum of 13 credits in specialization courses, and 11 to 14 credits in dissertation preparation and research.

Foundational and research methods courses
PUBH 6080Pathways to Public Health (required for non-MPH graduates)
PUBH 6421Responsible Conduct of Research
PUBH 8099Doctoral Topics (PhD Seminar: Cross Cutting Concepts in Public Health)
PUBH 6862Applied Linear Regression Analysis for Public Health Research
PUBH 8416Study Design and Evaluation Methods
Global health sciences core courses
PUBH 6850Introduction to SAS for Public Health Research
or PUBH 6851 Introduction to R for Public Health Research
or PUBH 6852 Introduction to Python for Public Health Research
PUBH 6865Applied Categorical Data Analysis for Public Health Research
PUBH 8406Advanced Topics in Global Health Doctoral Seminar I
PUBH 8407Advanced Topics in Global Health Doctoral Seminar II
PUBH 8470Global Health Demographic Methods
PUBH 8475Research Ethics and Integrity in Domestic and International Research
Specialization courses
A minimum of 13 credits in specialization electives courses approved by the advisor.
Dissertation Research
PUBH 8435PhD Dissertation Proposal Development
PUBH 8999Dissertation Research (9-12)