A student in a lab coat is surrounded by a classroom of students from Africa.

Global Health

In addition to a major of your choice, develop an interdisciplinary understanding of health issues and health care in a global context. 

Global Health – Minor

Students in the Global Health program at Montana State investigate the social, cultural, epidemiological, environmental and nutritional factors of health care across the globe. Through the lens of globalization, Global Health students investigate the health implications of a more interconnected world through a broad range of coursework that develops an interdisciplinary understanding of health issues and health care in a global context.



An illustration of a microscope in profile.

Montana's Research Leader
Montana State leverages more than $120 million annually to support pioneering research across our departments, institutes and centers.

An illustration of a globe in profile.

Unique Opportunities
At Montana State, undergraduates are offered hands-on experiences in labs, studios, teaching farms and in the surrounding wilderness.

An illustration of a geyser mid-eruption.

University of the Yellowstone™
Montana State students make the surrounding Yellowstone ecosystem their classroom, laboratory and playground.




Career Resources

Within their first year of graduation, more than 96% of Montana State graduates are employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment, and career guidance website Zippia consistently ranks MSU as the #1 school in the state where alumni are most likely to land jobs.

Career Coaching & Professional Skills Studio

Professional career coaches help students with their career exploration, employer networking opportunities and job or internship searches. They also critique resumes and help students practice job interviews. Additionally, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success offers free workshops for students to develop the professional communication and collaboration skills that are highly sought after by employers.


Global Health students at Montana State University go into careers such as:

  • Epidemiology
  • Non-Profit Administration
  • Health Care Policy
  • Medicine
  • International Relations

To explore more career possibilities, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success has a variety of tools available , including self-assessment and working with career coaches.