Top global health schools: A primer

Students working in the lab of Phillip C. Singer at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Public Health. Photo by: UNC-Chapel Hill

The field of global health is diverse - and so is the breadth of schools that offer programs to prepare tomorrow’s leaders in this booming industry.

Those who wish to specialize in this field should consider a variety of factors before deciding which institutions to enroll in. Most importantly, students should be clear about their career goals and know which schools excel in their area of interest.

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    Jody Nesbitt

    Jody is a Devex international correspondent in Washington, D.C. Previously, he worked as a monitor in South Africa's provincial parliament, as well as a researcher for the Center for Economic and Policy Research and for Glass Lewis & Co. He has studied at Rutgers University, the University of Natal and the University of the West Indies, earning a bachelor's in political science and a master's in international relations.