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Master of Applied Science in Global Health Planning and Management

Master of Applied Science in Global Health Planning and Management

A part-time, online degree program focusing on the development, delivery, management and evaluation of global public health initiatives.

The Master of Applied Science in Global Health Planning and Management is a fully online degree program offered by the Bloomberg School of Public Health and is geared towards students pursuing a future in administration. The program will provide students with an overview of the basic components of global or international health, including health systems, health information, epidemiology/disease control, maternal and child health, and social, cultural, and behavioral factors in health and disease.

The MAS program also includes coursework in pharmaceutical policy and management, management of health service delivery, health information and non-government organizations. Students learn from and interact with a diverse faculty of public health researchers, practitioners and professionals with experience in global health policy making, program design and evaluation, and advocacy.

Advantages of this fully online graduate program:

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Upcoming Events

The Bloomberg School of Public Health invites you to join us on April 11th for a live Virtual Open House. We’ll be discussing our online Graduate Programs in Global Health; the Certificate in Global Health PracticeMaster's in Global Health Planning and Management and Master's in Community-based Primary Health Care Programs. Take this opportunity to learn more about the programs and how they can prepare you to manage health initiatives around the world.

You'll have the chance to hear from one of our admissions officers and the Program Director, Bill Brieger, DrPH, MPH, CHES, who will provide you with details about the program’s curriculum, admissions process and tuition and scholarship information. They will also answer any questions you may have and tell you what to expect from these flexible, online graduate programs.

We look forward to having you join us!



The use of specialized frameworks, tools, and strategies help global health leaders to plan, implement, and evaluate changes in health systems in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). With the Master’s in Global Health Planning and Management, the goal of improving health care for impoverished and underserved communities across the world comes into sharper focus.

Understandings of health systems quality management, collective community health goal organization, policy adoption, and other field-specialized subjects help LMIC healthcare leaders make more informed decisions for the communities they serve.


Graduates enter the global health workforce with skills to plan and manage public health programs and the delivery of services in underserved and impoverished communities throughout the world. Early to mid-career professionals can build on their current public health knowledge with specialized skills, necessary in fulfilling critical leadership roles within global health advocacy and practice.


Interested in Global Health careers and what you can do with this degree? Check out the careers page. 


Request more information or call us at 844-379-1319 to speak with an admissions officer. 

OPAL Program Office

Elizabeth Golub, PhD, MEd
Director, Online Programs for Applied Learning
Email:  Phone: (410) 502-2502

William Brieger, DrPH
Director, Certificate in Global Health Practice, MAS in Global Health Planning and Management and MAS in Community-based Primary Health Care Programs in Global Health
Email:  Phone: (443) 287-4042



State-specific Information for Online Students

Students should be aware of additional state-specific information for online programs.