A master’s degree is a graduate level degree. It usually takes two years to complete a program, but this may vary. Master’s programs are designed to provide in-depth study of the chosen topic area and usually require students hold a bachelor’s degree before enrollment.
What is an MSc in Global Health? This master’s degree program is focused on the area of global health, which involves the study of how things like epidemics, natural disasters and inadequate resources impact the overall health of people around the world. The relationship between health care, technology, business, economics, politics and culture are all studied. Challenges in the field are also covered. Global health research methods, ethics and cultures are studied to round out the program. Students will learn how to evaluate health care around the world by the completion of the program.
Individuals may wish to complete a master’s degree program in global health to qualify for jobs with the government and major foundations. Graduates will also be able to work in research and education. This degree allows individuals a chance to advance into management and administrative roles within their current careers, too.
The cost of any program will vary due to different requirements at different schools. The most accurate estimate of costs for a program can be obtained through your college’s financial aid program.
Graduation from a global health master’s program allows individuals to work in many areas of this field. This includes work as a clinician, policy analyst, nonprofit administrator, epidemiologist and researcher. Graduates are able to contribute to the field of global health and assist with addressing issues of global health care and medical needs. Individuals can work for many employers, including nonprofit organizations, health care systems and government.
Global health is a fast growing field. Now is the time to advance in a career in this field. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
This general route focuses on the biological aspects of disease processes. Graduates will gain up-to-date, relevant and applied experience of biomedical science, develop broad knowledge of the subject base and acquire skills for practice at Higher Specialist Level. [+]
The Duke Kunshan University Master of Science in Global Health (MSc-GH) students come from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds including medicine, public health, biology, engineering, law, economics, policy, business and more. Emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration, a research experience, and mentorship from expert faculty, the program prepares graduates to make an impact in their world. [+]
Aimed at junior or early career doctors who wish to fulfil continuing medical education requirements or who wish obtain a formal qualification in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. [+]
This new three-year, part-time, online postgraduate programme leads to the degree of Masters of Science in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (CMID). Aimed at junior doctors currently undergoing, or about to undertake, specialty training in an infection discipline, this programme is open to trainees in the UK and worldwide. This degree will also be attractive to those who have completed their training but wish to fulfill continuing medical education requirements or those who wish obtain a formal qualification in Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases. The programme is aligned with JRCPTB and RCPath training in infection disciplines: Combined Infection Training and Higher Specialty Training in Infectious Diseases, Medical Microbiology and Medical Virology. This programme is designed to support trainees/specialists in preparation for FRCPath Part 1/Diploma in Infection, Infection Specialty end of training assessments and hospital-based practice. Programme participants will have access to key texts and research bases and will have direct contact with leading clinicians and clinical scientists, providing a repository of information on infection disciplines that can be accessed at any time. ... [-]
HCHS’s Master of Science in Nutrition program offers a world-class graduate education, designed to help present and future health professionals understand and apply the science of nutrition. Core courses build upon students’ current knowledge of the human body and basic nutrition science and promote a greater understanding of the links between diet, lifestyle and health. [+]
The Department of Health Management and Information offers a Master of Science in Health Sciences with a track in Health Services Administration. The HSA track is 51 credit hours beyond the bachelor's degree and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). [+]
The MSc Health Sciences (Management) programme is designed to offer the opportunity for experienced practitioners and others interested in Health Management to focus on practices, policies and drivers in relation to their impact on the healthcare sector. The intention is to create the conditions in which students are able to reflect on issues that are relevant to their own professional work... [+]
The programme aims to provide a broad training in the theories and methods of demography and population sciences and their application to health, social welfare and economic development. [+]
Health Psychology plays a key role in improving the health and wellbeing of the population. This course, based in the heart of London, was one of the first Masters in Health Psychology and has been accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS) since 1999. It includes an innovative portfolio of assessments geared to developing transferable skills, and relating directly to the world of work. The course also provides the opportunity to gain work experience and apply your knowledge in a health psychology setting, whilst considering future career plans. [+]
This innovative and successful programme, run by the Centre for Global Health, aims to provide graduates with a greater appreciation of the global interconnectedness of health problems and to equip them with a range of analytical and methodological skills to address the challenges of global health. Designed for individuals from a... [+]
This programme is aimed at allied healthcare professionals, nurses and midwives. It offers you the opportunity to advance your practice through selection of modules designed to enhance your ability to take on roles in advanced practice. Invaluable to your career progression this programme will enable you to lead and transform service delivery through research-informed clinical practice. [+]
The only Master's degree program in this field offered by an international intergovernmental organization. [+]
The programme investigates current approaches to humanitarian health programme management and identifies and develops models of good practice. It is a multidisciplinary programme designed to meet the growing requirement for professional management training in humanitarian aid to meet the needs of development organisations managing increasingly complex and costly programmes. Opportunities for in-depth study include regional and country case studies and a choice of modules addressing specific aspects of humanitarian interventions. In addition, the programme offers participants an opportunity to develop and undertake a research project, usually overseas, in an area of special interest indicated by client Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), International Organisations (IOs) or National Ministries. [+]
The programme investigates current approaches to humanitarian health programme management and identifies and develops models of good practice. It is a multidisciplinary programme designed to meet the growing requirement for professional management training in humanitarian aid to meet the needs of development organisations managing increasingly complex and costly programmes. Opportunities for in-depth study include regional and country case studies and a choice of modules addressing specific aspects of humanitarian interventions. In addition, the programme offers participants an opportunity to develop and undertake a research project, usually overseas, in an area of special interest indicated by client Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), International Organisations (IOs) or National Ministries.... [-]
The programme will give people with a BSc in optometry specialist competency in clinical optometry and visual science. You can choose to specialize in general practice optometry or in orthoptics and paediatric optometry. You can choose to study full time or part time. [+]
The Global Mental Health academic programmes are designed to produce graduates who can take charge of mental health service provision at a global level. The Global Mental Health academic programmes offered by the University of Glasgow are unique to Scotland and are the only online Global Mental Health Postgraduate courses offered anywhere in the world. These online programmes are intended for people who are unable to come to Glasgow to complete on-campus delivery of the programmes. [+]
This course aims to provide comprehensive training in public health nutrition in a global setting with the choice of specialising in a number of topics and in a range of contexts. [+]
This course aims to provide comprehensive training in public health nutrition in a global setting with the choice of specialising in a number of topics and in a range of contexts. It provides an integrated programme covering dietary, epidemiological, public health, social and biological aspects of nutritional science.
Specialist topics include maternal and child nutrition, nutrition in emergencies, nutrition programme planning, evaluation and monitoring, and nutritional epidemiology. The course attracts graduates from many countries and various disciplines who wish to equip themselves for public health nutrition research and teaching, operational work in the field or community nutrition programmes, work in public health nutrition, including health promotion and nutrition education, and for policy and programme planning in nutrition.... [-]