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Welcome to the Graduate Program in Global Health

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

The Doctoral Program in the School of Global Health will prepare future leaders in research, practice, and policy-related scholarly pursuits, who contribute to transformational change in global health. The program will cultivate critical and solutions-focused inquiry, enabling students to engage in interdisciplinary original research that provides a foundation for advancing the next generation of leadership needed to address the global health challenges of the 21st century.


The application period for Fall 2024 admission has now closed. Applicants must submit all pending documents by January 5, 2024. Decisions will be shared via email between February - March 2024. Applicants seeking letters in support of concurrent funding applications are requested to email us at

Global Health at a Glance

Interdisciplinary, Critically-oriented, Solutions-focused

4 Years Independent Learning Plan

Dissertation or Professional Portfolio

Single Degree or Cotutelle Options

Featured Faculty

Review other faculty members affiliated with the Graduate Program in Global Health

Learn about our unique PhD program in Global Health, launching in Fall 2024. This session shares important information about the new program – i.e. student pathways, program makeup, funding opportunities, and other admission requirements.

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The Graduate Program in Global Health at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Assistant to learn more.