Spring 2019 registration begins on Monday, November 12th. Students should meet with their home school advisors to review their schedules and get clearance prior to the start of registration. All GPH majors are required to complete the 6 core courses listed below, including UGPH-GU 60 Undergraduate Experiential Learning in Global Public Health. Information about the course and how to get an access code may be found here. General questions about the major may be directed to Questions @ registration and enrollment may be directed to

Class Schedules

Spring 2019 GPH Undergraduate Course Schedule

Fall 2018 GPH Undergraduate Course Schedule

Core Courses 

All students enrolled in the global public health majors - regardless of school - are required to complete six core global public health courses throughout their time at NYU.  In addition, students are required to take combined major electives as well as a foreign language. Students should check with their home school advisor about specific requirements for their major.

UGPH-GU 10    Health and Society in a Global Context    
UGPH-GU 20    Biostatistics for Public Health
UGPH-GU 30    Epidemiology for Global Health
UGPH-GU 40    Health Policy in a Global World
UGPH-GU 50    Environmental Health in a Global World
UGPH-GU 60    Undergraduate Experiential Learning in Global Public Health

Global Public Health Electives

The following courses may be used to satisfy the elective requirement for the global public health major.  Please note that the relevant electives used to fulfill the requirement may be taken either through the GPH major (starting with UGPH-GU) or through the home school department. 

  • UGPH-GU 35 Behavioral Risk-Taking in the Global Context (4)
  • UGPH-GU 32 Big Data Ethics and Internet Epistemology (4)
  • UGPH-GU 55 Biopsychological Aspects of Children (4)
  • UGPH-GU 45 Controversies & Debates (4)
  • UGPH-GU 28 Ethics & Disability (4)
  • UGPH-GU 85 Ethics and Research (4)
  • UGPH-GU 95 The Ethics of Reproduction (4)
  • UGPH-GU 75 From Medical Ethics to Bioethics: Historical Perspectives (4)
  • UGPH-GU 293 Global Medicine and Disease: The Challenges We Face (4) (Cross-listed with HIST-UA 293)
  • UGPH-GU 158 History of Medicine (4) (Cross-listed with HIST-UA 158)
  • UGPH-GU 15 Introduction to Bioethics (4)
  • UGPH-GU 70 Justice & Health (4)
  • UGPH-GU 65 Public Health Approaches to Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) (4) (Pre-requisite: UGPH-GU 30)
  • UGPH-GU 80 Public Health Entrepreneurial Ventures (4) 
  • UGPH-GU 25 Public Health Ethics (4)