The Department of Biology sponsors this program for Georgetown undergraduates. Participants focus the study of biology on current public health issues at the local, national, and global levels.
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Georgetown is home to a range of science and technology programs that engage global issues such as health and the environment.
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Administered by the Department of International Health, this multidisciplinary graduate degree takes a development-oriented approach, focusing on quantitative, qualitative, and applied social sector research in developing countries. All students are placed for a full semester of field research abroad with a premier health research center or policy institution.
Sponsored by the Department of International Health in the School of Nursing and Health Studies, this bachelor's degree trains students in the fields of public health, political economy of health, health science, and health systems management.
The Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) sponsors this major for SFS undergraduate students. Participants learn the tools needed to understand the complex problems at the intersection of scientific and technical issues and international affairs.
This master's program, offered by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, aims to provide students with an understanding of policy and advocacy principles, as well as familiarity with essential concepts in the field of biomedical science.
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The Kennedy Institute of Ethics is a center for practically engaged ethics at Georgetown University. Established in 1971 with a founding interest in medical ethics, it is one of the oldest academic ethics centers in the world.