MSc in Public Health

Top 55 Masters of Science in Public Health 2017

Public Health

A master’s degree program focuses on providing students with more in-depth study in the field of their choice. It is a graduate-level program that takes about two years to complete. Of course, the completion time may vary from school to school.

What is an MSc in Public Health? A master’s degree in public health focuses on aspects of health care management, preventing diseases and maintaining health within the general public. Public health involves informing the public and keeping members as healthy as possible through eliminating risk and distributing health care services. A public health program teaches students about the different aspects of health services. Students will study epidemics, infectious diseases, risk factors, geriatric care, natural disasters and other situations of concern to the overall health of the pubic. The program will also cover aspects of management, administration, ethics, health care policies and education.

An individual who obtains a master’s degree in public health is prepared to work in positions of authority within the field, and the degree can enable individuals to advance their existing career in public health. Degree holders generally earn more than their non-degree-holding counterparts and find that more job opportunities are open to them.

The cost of a program can vary greatly based on the school chosen. It is easiest to contact the financial aid office at your school to inquire about exact costs.

Graduates of a public health program are able to find work in a variety of fields within the medical community. Depending on a student’s previous career, he or she may be able to work in government, hospitals, non-profit organizations and other health care facilities as the public health administrator or liaison. Job titles may include health officer, environmental service manager, hospital administrator, health education officer, clinician and epidemiologist.

The health care field is always growing, and with more concerns over public health risks, the field of public health is demanding more qualified applicants. It is a great time to enter the profession. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Master of Public Health (MPH)

Walden University
Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA USA Online Minneapolis + 1 more

Become an effective advocate as you promote the health of individuals, organizations, and communities with a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Walden University. In this program, explore issues affecting the public health field today. Gain real-world experience as you apply the knowledge you’ve learned to find solutions to public health problems. [+]

Master of Science in Public Health. Become an effective advocate as you promote the health of individuals, organizations, and communities with a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Walden University. In this program, explore issues affecting the public health field today. Gain real-world experience as you apply the knowledge you’ve learned to find solutions to public health problems. Consistent with our commitment to continuous quality improvement, Walden University has designed the curriculum for the MPH program to reflect the professional guidelines set forth by leading public health organizations. CEPH Applicant Status Walden University applied to the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) for accreditation of its Master of Public Health (MPH) program on September 20, 2014. The accreditation review will address only the MPH program; other degree programs and areas of study offered by this institution will not be included in the unit of accreditation review. For more information on the accreditation process, please visit the CEPH website. Note on Certification The National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) offers the Certified in Public Health (CPH) credential as a voluntary core credential for public health professionals. However, in order to sit for the CPH exam, a student must have graduated from a Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited school or program of public health. While Walden’s MPH program is an applicant for CEPH accreditation, the program is not yet accredited and Walden MPH graduates may not currently sit for the CPH exam. Students should evaluate all requirements... [-]

MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online

Elevate Health
Online Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2017 Netherlands Netherlands Online + 1 more

This globally oriented program focuses on competencies that you need as an epidemiologist: it offers plenty of attention for research but not just as a researcher - it also enables you to judge research and implement results from research. The program is designed for professionals already working in the field who would like to further develop their research skills. The program also provides a strong foundation for scientists starting a career in clinical or epidemiological research. [+]

MSc Epidemiology Postgraduate Online From September 1st, 2017, you will be able to participate in MSc Epidemiology Online. This postgraduate program is offered by Utrecht University and University Medical Center Utrecht in cooperation with MSc Epidemiology and via the online platform of Elevate Health. This globally oriented program focuses on competencies that you need as an epidemiologist: it offers plenty of attention for research but not just as a researcher - it also enables you to judge research and implement results from research. The program is designed for professionals already working in the field who would like to further develop their research skills. The program also provides a strong foundation for scientists starting a career in clinical or epidemiological research. The aim of the program is to provide you with extensive knowledge and practical skills in patient-oriented research design, implementation, quantitative analysis and its application to clinical medicine and public health. The gained knowledge and skills form a solid basis for health research and disease control programs, including application in Low and Middle Income countries and upcoming economies. The face-to-face variant MSc Epidemiology was evaluated as the #1 Master program in the Dutch Master Selection Guide 2015! The ranking is based upon student judgments (National Student Survey), expert judgments (accreditation reports of NVAO, the Dutch and Flemish Accreditation Organization) and graduation percentages. Please note that you must already have a Master’s degree in Life Science (MD, DVM, Pharm) to be admitted to this program. Candidates with an MSc degree from... [-]

MSc in Global Public Health Nutrition

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years United Kingdom London

You will be introduced to policy making, leadership and governance frameworks. You will be encouraged to explore and debate the political and social influences underpinning policy implementation and impact. Your modules will explore the relationship between diet and disease, the nutrition science underpinning these factors, public health nutrition epidemiology, research methods for health science, nutritional assessment tools and how to develop and manage nutrition programmes. The course will introduce you to stakeholders and skills that can enhance your professional competency, employability and development as a public health reflective professional. [+]

Master of Science in Public Health. Nutrition has long been recognised as a vitally important determinant of health status within both industrialised and industrialising countries, but significant changes are occurring in the profile of nutritional problems. Many countries continue to face problems of malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies, but countries in economic transition also face the public health challenge of rising rates of diet-related chronic disease, such as obesity and coronary heart disease. Also, many industrialised countries now face problems of food insecurity among low income groups. These challenges have led to growing political resources to address nutrition. There is now an increased need for trained public health nutritionists, to work in a range of contexts, to control and prevent diet related problems. The United Nations Secretary General has declared 2016-2025 the ‘Decade of Nutrition’. What better time to develop your skills in this crucial area? This course will give you the specialist scientific knowledge and practical skills to take an active role in global public health nutrition in a range of different settings. You will be introduced to policy making, leadership and governance frameworks. You will be encouraged to explore and debate the political and social influences underpinning policy implementation and impact. Your modules will explore the relationship between diet and disease, the nutrition science underpinning these factors, public health nutrition epidemiology, research methods for health science, nutritional assessment tools and how to develop and manage nutrition programmes. The course will introduce you to stakeholders and skills that can enhance... [-]

M.Sc. in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy

University of Antwerp
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Antwerp Brussels Switzerland Bern Germany Kiel United Kingdom Scotland Netherlands Tilburg + 9 more

A two-year graduate programme (120 ECTS credits) fully taught in English. You will study in an international context with young academics from different countries and cultures. [+]

Are you interested in the rehabilitation of people with neurological conditions such as vestibular disorders, Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis, or in the rehabilitation of people after a stroke? Then the Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy: Neurological Conditions is an excellent choice. You are interested in the rehabilitation of patients with internal conditions such as heart- and lung diseases or in metabolic disorders like diabetes? Then we recommend you apply for the Master of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy: International Conditions. [-]

MSc Health and Safety

Leeds Beckett University
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 21 months September 2017 United Kingdom Leeds + 1 more

Effective health and safety practices are integral to the success of any organisation. Whether you work as an operations manager, office manager, engineer or technician, you will be involved in establishing and maintaining a safe working environment. We will develop your knowledge of how different organisations use varying levels of safety procedures and you will assess their impact on the company as a whole. [+]

Master of Science in Public Health. Effective health and safety practices are integral to the success of any organisation. Whether you work as an operations manager, office manager, engineer or technician, you will be involved in establishing and maintaining a safe working environment. We will develop your knowledge of how different organisations use varying levels of safety procedures and you will assess their impact on the company as a whole. By investigating an organisation in its entirety, you will gain a broad knowledge of other departments such as marketing, sales and human resources and how they are affected by the procedures and processes you implement. You will also enhance your understanding of the technical and human aspects of health and safety, learning to identify whether problems were caused by machine malfunctions or misjudgement by humans. You can study either our MSc or PG Dip to achieve an Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) accredited award. If you have already successfully completed an IOSH-accredited postgraduate diploma, this course offers you the chance to convert your qualification into an MSc by studying two additional research modules. NB: You can study either our MSc or PG Dip to achieve an Institution of Occupational Safety and Health accredited award. If you have already completed an IOSH-accredited PG Dip, this course offers you the chance to convert your qualification into an MSc by studying two additional research modules (see below). The duration for the course in this instance will be 1 year par ENTRY... [-]

Master of Public Health

New England Institute of Technology
Online Full time 2 years September 2017 USA East Greenwich

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at NEIT applies an interdisciplinary approach to prepare professionals in public health science with a foundation of management and leadership skills to successfully practice public health in a supervisory/management role to oversee, plan, evaluate and improve population health programs and initiatives. [+]

The Master of Public Health (MPH) program at NEIT applies an interdisciplinary approach to prepare professionals in public health science with a foundation of management and leadership skills to successfully practice public health in a supervisory/management role to oversee, plan, evaluate and improve population health programs and initiatives. The MPH program trains the professional in the essential public health services along with critical management principles, giving graduates a balanced view of public health science with a foundation on leadership, budgeting, supervision and project management to lead public health efforts. This program uses a hybrid modality of online and on-ground weekend classes designed to meet the needs of the working professional. With an innovative use of technology and student participation, professionals will be introduced to public health science as well as other emerging topics including informatics, emergency preparedness, quality improvement and global health through lectures, lab work and seminar-style courses. The program also offers ample opportunities for students’ interaction and exposure to the public health field through lectures, materials review and assigned work to learn more about the challenges faced in the field and to apply the tools learned through the program. Students can complete this interdisciplinary MPH program in as little as two years (eight quarters), taking 2 classes in each quarter. To meet graduation requirements, a minimum of 48 academic credits is required, including a 120-hour field experience in a public health or closely aligned entity, where students would work with a preceptor in a pre-determined project, prepare a... [-]

MSc in Governance in Leadership in European Public Health

Maastricht University, Faculty of Health, Medicine & Life Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht

The Master of Science in European Public Health provides you with the background and skills to analyse public health systems throughout Europe, and to prepare, support and monitor high-level [+]

MSc in European Public Health

 

The Master of Science in European Public Health provides you with the background and skills to analyse public health systems throughout Europe, and to prepare, support and monitor high-level decision-making processes in European institutions, in government, and in public and private organisations.  You will be equipped with the innovative research methods, analytical tools and management instruments needed to operate effectively in policymaking and development at organisational, regional, EU-regional, national and European levels.

The programme will help you to develop the skills and knowledge to:

compare health and healthcare in various European settings search for and identify best practices foster the transfer of best practices advise on the innovation and implementation of best practices in new situations. ... [-]

MSc in Public Health

International Medical University
Campus Full time 1.5 years March 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

Public Health is the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health. Public health is not only concerned with maintenance of health by reducing or eliminating disease risks and environmental health hazards, improving social conditions, and encouraging healthy behaviours and lifestyles, it also encompasses the distribution and optimal management of healthcare services. [+]

Public Health is the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health. Public health is not only concerned with maintenance of health by reducing or eliminating disease risks and environmental health hazards, improving social conditions, and encouraging healthy behaviours and lifestyles, it also encompasses the distribution and optimal management of healthcare services. Professionals in public health today are faced with both old and new challenges. They range from infectious diseases such as influenza and the HIV / AIDS pandemic, chronic disease epidemics, cancer and obesity. The challenges also include the health of our increasingly elderly populations, high-risk behaviours that endanger our health such as smoking and substance abuse, the safety of our water and our food, as well as the threats of natural and manmade disaster including bioterrorism. IMU’s Public Health programme will provide students from a wide range of health and related professional backgrounds with the knowledge and skills in public health sciences which will make them effective contributors in their field of healthcare. It is based on the World Health Organisation’s principles of Health for All, benefiting those in the equity, intersectoral collaboration, health promotion and disease prevention, international cooperation and community participation. The MSc Public Health programme is suitable for those who want to advance in their careers in fields related to Public Health. Candidates include medical doctors, nurses, health officers, environmental service managers, hospital administrators, nutritionists, health education officers, environmental & health engineers, and pharmacists. [-]

Master’s in Healthcare Administration

Felician University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Rutherford

The Felician University Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (MSHA) enables students to develop strategic leadership approaches to solving problems in organizations as well as advancing their professional careers while building awareness of the various aspects of the dynamic healthcare environment. [+]

Master of Science in Public Health. America's healthcare systems, including providers, suppliers, insurance organizations, and policy organizations face a number of challenging imperatives in today’s healthcare environment. Administrators and managers require a deeper understanding of the implications of these imperatives as well as models of new ways of thinking and creating solutions. The Felician University Master of Science in Healthcare Administration (MSHA) enables students to develop strategic leadership approaches to solving problems in organizations as well as advancing their professional careers while building awareness of the various aspects of the dynamic healthcare environment. The MSHA program focuses on building core competencies including the ability to integrate and apply 21st century leadership concepts, work in and manage teams, communicate effectively to multiple audiences, make better business decisions, and demonstrate personal and organizational ethical and professional standards. Advanced courses include scholarly project work and an optional executive field placement/capstone. Using an interdisciplinary approach that examines the healthcare industry from a nursing and business perspective, students increase their strategic thinking, decision making and teamwork competencies through online discussions, major papers, executive summaries, in class discussions, and case presentations, building critical thinkers who dig deeper and question the how and the why. Most importantly, our commitment to ethical decision making is unique – preparing healthcare leaders who reflect the Franciscan mission within a global society and world class health systems. Why should I choose the Felician University MSHA Program? There are many reasons for choosing Felician University for your MSHA program, some of which... [-]

Master of Science in Public Health for Eye Care

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The MSc Public Health for Eye Care program aims to provide eye health professionals with the knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their populations. [+]

This course aims to provide eye health professionals with the public health knowledge and skills required to reduce blindness and visual disability in their population.  The training will enable them to develop a public health oriented approach to eye care services and the control of blindness in keeping with the objectives of Vision 2020: The Right to Sight; acquire and apply skills in epidemiological and operational research, critical analysis of strategies for the control of major blinding eye diseases, in programme planning, management and evaluation; facilitate a personal development, so enabling individuals to contribute more fully to their countries’ and societies’ eye health; engage with local, national and international networks of health professionals and systems, for the prevention of blindness worldwide.... [-]


Master in Science and Technology for Population Health and Wealth

University of Brescia
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Brescia

The long-term goal of the Master Degree is to generate a new professional with broad-spectrum interdisciplinary knowledge able to operate in different fields in order to achieve, maintain and revitalise the overall wellbeing of a person. [+]

Master of Science in Public Health. Entry requirements: Bachelor or Master degree. It is required a more than adequate initial preparation in basic biomedical disciplines (Mathematics, Cell and Molecular Biology, Anatomy, Chemistry, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry, Physiology). Such knowledge will be verified through an entrance test. English knowledge will be an integral part of the admission test. Duration of the course: 2 years (120 credits) Attendance: Obligatory Educational targets: The long-term goal of the Master Degree is to generate a new professional with broad-spectrum interdisciplinary knowledge able to operate in different fields in order to achieve, maintain and revitalise the overall wellbeing of a person. The Course offers an exclusive educational program and is held in English which constitutes a highly distinctive element. These new professionals will differ from graduates of already existing courses in that they will have integrated and transversal skills and will be highly competitive and innovative at both national and international levels. The University of Brescia, through its strategic project Health&Wealth, aims at becoming a point of reference in terms of health and wellbeing for institutions, businesses, associations, the financial community and citizens. The Master Degree is designed to train an intellectual élite capable of generating a development model based on the health and wellbeing of the individual and the environment, in a country of great cultural and scientific traditions. Such a model should, in the future, provide a concrete contribution to the progress of Brescia, Italy and the world in general. Professional profile... [-]

MSc in Public Health

Oxford Brookes University, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 36 months August 2017 United Kingdom Oxford + 1 more

This course is suitable for those seeking a career in public health, traditionally from clinical backgrounds and allied health professionals. Students with a... [+]

MSc in Public Health

 

This highly successful and innovative MSc in Public Health welcomes UK, EU and international applicants from a wide range of professions. The principles underlying this course focus on the health of communities as a recognised concern of a wide group of professionals, where health is related to a variety of factors, including individual biology and genetics, behavioural factors socio-economic factors and environmental factors, and that good health is a right, not a privilege. This course is suitable for those seeking a career in public health, traditionally from clinical backgrounds and allied health professionals. Students with a non-health related degree who have work experience in a health related field are welcome and encouraged to apply. The course will appeal to those seeking to broaden their knowledge and skill set, and for those preparing for advancement in their field or within their organisation.  We aim to:... [-]


PGDip and MSc Specialist Community Public Health Nursing

Brunel University: College of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Uxbridge + 1 more

This postgraduate diploma aims to develop specialist practitioners who are competent to practise and able to influence and facilitate change within the community nursing environment. It enables nurses to qualify as community specialist practitioners able to influence and facilitate change within the community environment. [+]

Master of Science in Public Health. Current government policy recognises the need for specialist practitioner nurses who are prepared to take on leadership and management roles, develop research skills and be innovative and creative in practice. This postgraduate diploma aims to develop specialist practitioners who are competent to practise and able to influence and facilitate change within the community nursing environment. It enables nurses to qualify as community specialist practitioners able to influence and facilitate change within the community environment. Brunel also offers some modules from this programme as a CPPD (Continuing Personal and Professional Development). Aims The following specialisms are available: Health Visiting: Develops skills in the promotion of health and the prevention of ill health at the individual, group and community level. Occupational Health Nursing: Develops skills in the provision of healthcare in the workplace. School Nursing: Develops practitioners able to lead a school nursing team and plan quality health care for school children and their families. Special Features You will spend half of the course on work placement in a specialist practice of your choice. You will also undertake a combination of compulsory and professionally-specific modules, the latter of which you undertake during the practice-based component of the course. Careers In the field of post registration community nursing, over 95% of practitioners qualify through the University and obtain employment within their chosen field. Placements Fifty per cent of the course involves supervised work placements within the chosen area of specialist practice. You will be allocated an experienced... [-]

Master in Kinesiology (MSc)

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Warrensburg

It is the mission of the Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology to develop successful professionals in Nutrition and Kinesiology, instilling an appreciation for helping all people lead healthy and physically active lifestyles... [+]

Master in Kinesiology (MSc) It is the mission of the Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology to develop successful professionals in Nutrition and Kinesiology, instilling an appreciation for helping all people lead healthy and physically active lifestyles. Why choose Kinesiology at UCM? UCM’s Master of Science in Kinesiology program provides you with the choice of three specific areas of specialization - Exercise Science, Sport Management and Pedagogy. Several graduate and extended studies scholarships are offered and available for your application. You’ll have access to state-of-the-art equipment labs in a newly renovated facility, including UCM’s Human Performance Lab. What can I do with a degree in Kinesiology? Criminologist Criminal Profiler Forensic Psychologist Professor How can I get involved outside the classroom? At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and Departmental organizations include: Athletic Training Student Association Health/Fitness Association Physical Education Club Student Dietetic Association About our Faculty The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know you and provide personalized attention. Our faculty is composed of highly qualified and dedicated individuals who possess the necessary education and experience to present the theoretical and practical aspects of kinesiology. Active research, as well as professional field service, keep faculty members on the cutting edge with their ever-growing field. Learn more about Kinesiology at UCM Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology [-]

MSc in Health Economics and Health Policy

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Birmingham + 1 more

This programme, aimed at health care professionals and managers, as well as new graduates, provides an introduction to the central issues in health economics and health policy involved in the management of primary health care. [+]

MSc in Health Economics and Health Policy

This programme, aimed at health care professionals and managers, as well as new graduates, provides an introduction to the central issues in health economics and health policy involved in the management of primary health care.

 Duration: 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time. This programme is delivered via block sessions of 3 or 5 days 

Start date: September. There is no official closing date for applications but where possible you are advised to apply by the end of June for admission in September. However, later applications will be considered if places are available

Entry RequirementsThe normal entrance requirement for our MSc programmes is a good Honours degree (upper second-class or above), or an equivalent professional qualification and professional experience.... [-]