• Course Delivery
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
  • In-State Tuition Per Credit
  • Out of State Tuition Per Credit

Public Health, Global Health Leadership, DrPH.

Doctor of Public Health

Are you a full-time mid- to senior-level professional whose organization can influence the health of populations? If so, consider the DrPH in Global Health Leadership, which will prepare you to be a knowledgeable and innovative leader capable of addressing the challenging and complex public health issues facing the world today.

As a student in this three-year, cohort-based distance education program, you will take classes via real-time internet video, meet your classmates face to face three times a year in year 1 and year 2, and complete your dissertation in year 3. You will complete 15 graduate credit hours in leadership, 7 credit hours in public health, and 23 credits in research.

The program cultivates your leadership skills through diverse experiences and exposure to a wide range of perspectives. You learn experientially, through highly interactive debates and discussions. Unique advantages of the program include:

Global curriculum. All courses will be internationalized. Competencies gained will be applicable whether individuals live and work in Indiana, the U.S., or anywhere in the world.

Global faculty. In addition to U.S.-based faculty, program faculty will include international faculty based in other parts of the world.

Global network. The program will leverage relationships with other schools and programs, including opportunities to collaborate with faculty and students based around the world.


  • H755Organizational Leadership Theory and Practice2 Credits
  • H756Leadership in Global Health Law and Ethics2 Credits
  • H763Leadership Challenges in Global Health Informatics2 Credits
  • H765Financing Global Health3 Credits
  • H766Fundamentals of Research Analysis3 Credits
  • H768Global Health Policy Analysis and Advocacy2 Credits
  • H769Strategic Theory and Practice in Global Health Leadership2 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $500.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1500.00
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1500.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $4500.00

What's it like to take a program online?

  • Earn a quality education

    With more than 115 online degree programs to choose from, Indiana University gives you the opportunity to receive a top-quality education when you want it, where you want it. The faculty who teach our online courses are the same exceptional faculty who teach those courses on our campuses. Whether you're looking for an undergraduate education or want to continue advancing your career with a graduate degree, IU Online’s degree program options have something for everyone.

  • Flexibility

    Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. Classes aren't tied to a certain time or day.

  • Service you expect from a leading University

    Online learners at Indiana University have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. We're committed to providing you with the quality educational experience students have come to expect and desire from Indiana University, without needing to make sacrifices to the other commitments in your life.