Infectious disease remains among the top problems facing populations around the world. The Master of Science in Global Infectious Disease (GLID) emphasizes the reality that combating these diseases requires a range of tools including: effective therapeutics, advanced computational modeling for surveilling disease transmission, and public policies focused on improving health. With an emphasis on the intersection between policy and biological sciences; the GLID program is the only masters level program in the United States to offer an opportunity to train in infectious disease modeling.