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If students are interested in continuing their education past the undergraduate level, they may work toward a Master in Science (MSc) in a particular concentration. This degree will provide more in-depth knowledge and detailed information in order to obtain expertise or mastery in a field of study.

What is an MSc in Health? This type of program focuses on general health sciences and may span across more specific health specialties. A biology or chemistry background may be helpful for students who enter this program. Classroom instruction, lectures, seminars, and clinical training may all be a part of the coursework for this degree. Anatomy and physiology, disease control, medicine, ethics and law, and many other health-related courses may be required.

With a master’s degree in health, students may learn skills beyond practical knowledge, strengthen capability in management, and develop critical thinking and problem-solving. They can also gain greater proficiency in communication and analytical thinking.

The costs incurred for this program depends on location and education facility. Students should contact the admissions office of the school they wish to attend for more information on expenses.

With a degree in health, candidates may be able to find work in both the public and private sector. Positions can be in clinical and research settings, working directly with health care providers and patients, or even in a managerial or administrative capacity. Some students may continue on to earn a doctorate degree for even more specialized knowledge. Often, graduates specialize in patient advocacy or disease control and are able to find employment with government health agencies.

The nice part about obtaining a degree today is that students have more options than ever. If you would like more information about this type of degree program, 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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Southern California University School of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture

Consideration for admission into the Master of Science in Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Program requires that all applicants have satisfactorily completed a minimum o ... [+]

Requirements for admission to the masters of science in oriental medicine and acupuncture (“MSOMA”) program

Consideration for admission into the Master of Science in Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Program requires that all applicants have satisfactorily completed a minimum of two academic years (60-semester credits or 90 quarter credits) of education at baccalaureate-level which provides appropriate preparation for graduate level work.

Alternatively, applicants must have completed an equivalent level of coursework from a university accredited or approved by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. Such equivalent coursework must have cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
University of South Florida College of Pharmacy

Nanopharmacy and nanomedicine is a unique interdisciplinary science that integrates the knowledge of natural sciences and engineering with Pharmacy and medicine to develo ... [+]

Nanopharmacy and nanomedicine is a unique interdisciplinary science that integrates the knowledge of natural sciences and engineering with Pharmacy and medicine to develop nanopharmaceuticals. Nanotechnology is a growing field with a projected growth of 13-19% between 2012 and 2022, and the creation of 5,400 new jobs. Salaries range from $50K to 80K with an MS degree.

The Master’s of Science in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology (MSPN) is designed to train students in the skills they will need to understand the burgeoning technological advances in science at the nanoscale and how new nanomaterials and processes can be applied to drug delivery, diagnosis, treatment monitoring, tissue regeneration, personalized medicine and more. This program aims to bridge the gap between nanotechnology and medicine, providing students with advanced knowledge, skills and practical experience within the principles, technology, and applications within this exciting and innovative area. The program now offers two optional academic concentrations:... [-]

USA Tampa
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
Brunel University London

Brunel’s online Public Health and Health Promotion MSc has been designed to help ambitious professionals gain advanced skills and competencies in public health and health ... [+]

Online Public Health and Health Promotion MSc

Brunel’s online Public Health and Health Promotion MSc has been designed to help ambitious professionals gain advanced skills and competencies in public health and health promotion. The programme will also help you acquire a multidisciplinary approach to understanding and solving contemporary public health and health promotion challenges by providing you with advanced knowledge of related areas including health promotion, global public health policy, politics, sociology, psychology, and research skills.

This fully online programme has an active learning and research-led approach, and gives you the opportunity to study with Brunel from anywhere in the world.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Online
RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus

The 1-year, full-time postgraduate degree is aimed at those planning to pursue careers locally or internationally and contains modules and research projects focused parti ... [+]

Public health problems are increasingly global and require global solutions.

With freer movement of people and human and animal foodstuffs, infectious diseases and contaminated products can rapidly become widely disseminated.

Public Health has never been more important, as we seek to prevent disease and ensure citizens have long and healthy lives.

Public health is about looking after the health of individuals and the population as distinct from dealing directly with the consequences of illness and treating sick individuals. The emphasis is on the prevention of disease and tackling the factors that contribute to illness such as environmental and behavioural factors.

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Malaysia George Town
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Ghent University - Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Every day we are faced with important global health challenges of the 21st century, such as chronic diseases, mental illnesses, the aging population, the health consequen ... [+]

Every day we are faced with important global health challenges of the 21st century, such as chronic diseases, mental illnesses, the aging population, the health consequences of climate change, pollution, and migration. These challenges can only be effectively addressed through an interdisciplinary, inter-sectoral, global approach that tackles the multiple causes and consequences. The Master of Science in Global Health provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills to manage these complexities by giving you a sound theoretical basis, mixed with applied classes and an internship. Together, this training package prepares you to become a catalyst for change as a global health professional.... [-]

Belgium Ghent
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
George Washington University - School of Medicine and Health Sciences Online

The George Washington University's MSHS in Clinical Microbiology program provides eligibility for national certification examinations such as the ASCP Board of Certificat ... [+]

Online MSHS in Clinical Microbiology

The George Washington University’s MSHS in Clinical Microbiology program curriculum provides eligibility for national certification examinations such as the ASCP Board of Certification Exam — a gold standard in global certification for medical laboratory professionals. Upon completion of this degree, students can build their career in a variety of settings, including diagnostic microbiology laboratories, research institutions, public health laboratories, biotechnology firms, pharmaceutical companies or governmental agencies.

Fast Facts Modality: Online coursework in combination with in-person clinical rotation Total Credits: 36 Time to Compete: 2 years Common Careers: Clinical Laboratory Supervisor, Clinical Research Manager, Microbiology Technologist, MLT/MLS Instructor, Public Health Microbiologist. MSHS in Clinical Microbiology Highlights Prepare for the ASCP Board of Certification Exam: Get one step closer to becoming board-certified in clinical microbiology. Upon graduation, you will possess all of the skills and experience necessary to register for the exam. Practice-Based Faculty: Learn from seasoned professionals within the field of laboratory sciences, including those who have conducted research concerning mycobacterium tuberculosis, diabetes, and biothreat agent characterization. Real-World Experience: Learn by doing in a hands-on clinical rotation that not only allows you to apply your knowledge but also enables you to sit for the board of certification exam. Employment Post-Graduation: Take your skills and conquer the job market. More than 95 percent of graduates secure a job in the field within six months of graduating. No GRE Required: The School of Medicine and Health Sciences programs do not require a GRE for admissions. Flexibility and Convenience:... [-]
USA Washington
August 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
International Medical College

The International Medical College IMC® performs postgraduate international Master's courses using a blended learning concept; theoretical contents (basic course and speci ... [+]

Description

The International Medical College IMC® performs postgraduate international Master's courses using a blended learning concept; theoretical contents (basic course and specialization course) are conveyed through our e-learning platform e-med via the internet, together with practical clinical courses, advanced training, lectures and seminars in our own virtual conference system.

The basic course and the specialization course concludes with an exam. In addition, the students have to write a master thesis and to pass the final oral exam.

Study locations

International Medical College (Muenster, Germany), University of Duisburg-Essen (Essen, Germany) and various other training places.... [-]

Germany Münster
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
Concordia University Chicago - Exercise Science Graduate Degree Online Programs

The Strength and Conditioning concentration was designed for current practitioners, aspiring strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers and athletic performance ... [+]

ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER WITH OUR ONLINE EXERCISE SCIENCE GRADUATE PROGRAM

The Master of Science in Applied Exercise Science program was designed in partnership with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN). The five distinct concentrations prepare individuals for certification exams with NASM, ISSN, and NSCA. Students enrolled in our online masters of the exercise science graduate program may pursue multiple concentrations concurrently and still complete the program in as little as a year and a half.

WHY PURSUE A STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING DEGREE CONCENTRATION FROM CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-CHICAGO?

The Strength and Conditioning concentration was designed for current practitioners, aspiring strength and conditioning coaches, personal trainers and athletic performance coaches. Our comprehensive program exceeds the requirements for the standard National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) certification and will prepare students for advanced certifications.... [-]

USA River Forest
Open Enrollment
8 months
Online
Division of Graduate Medical Sciences at Boston University School of Medicine

The MSCR program teaches students the scientific fundamentals of human research. Courses in our curriculum provide an in-depth look at all of the key elements in clinical ... [+]

MSc 2019.

Program Highlights…

*The Clinical Research program is now designed as a one year program for Full Time students *Students will be prepared for the National Certification Exams *Students will write a publishable research paper

Thank you for your interest in the Master of Science in Clinical Research Program (MSCR) within the Boston University School of Medicine. Located in the South End of Boston, the program has been in existence since 2001. As an entity of BUSM, students are provided with opportunities and are exposed to resources that are part of the School of Medicine, the School of Public Health, the Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston Medical Center, two VA Administrations, and BioSquare. All of this offers students endless opportunities for personal, academic and professional development.... [-]

USA Boston
September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
The Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine

The program promotes excellence and educates students on the significant issues in Medical Genetics. The challenging curricula includes mandatory taught courses which cov ... [+]

The program promotes excellence and educates students on the significant issues in Medical Genetics. The challenging curricula includes mandatory taught courses which cover the main aspects of Medical Genetics and a number of elective courses enabling students to broaden their knowledge on other fields of Medical Genetics. The MSc Research or Library Projects on various aspects of Medical Genetics are conducted in the state-of-the-art Departments and Clinics of the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING). As an International Centre of Excellence, CING carries out pioneering research in Medical Genetics and therefore provides MSc students with the knowledge and tools to complete a competitive Research or Library Project. MSc Students have the opportunity to attend courses in innovative fields which include Cytogenetics and Genomics, Molecular Genetics, Methodologies and Technologies Applied in Medical Genetics and Biochemical Basis of Genetic Diseases.... [-]

Cyprus Nicosia
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
University of Suffolk

Regenerative Medicine encompasses many areas of life science and medicine. It has been gaining an enormous interest from the commercial sector and from the healthcare sys ... [+]

Introduction

Regenerative Medicine encompasses many areas of life science and medicine. This twenty-first century's medicine promises to address several unmet clinical needs and reduce healthcare costs.

Regenerative Medicine aims to repair damaged, diseased and worn out tissues or organs by using cells as therapies, delivered often in combination with bio-scaffolds, or using molecules that stimulate innate capacities of tissue repair. The production of these new medicines and devices requires an understanding of many aspects: basic research, in vitro analysis, preclinical testing, product conceptualization and development, regulatory and ethical frameworks and navigation of intellectual property issues.... [-]

United Kingdom Ipswich
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
The Milken Institute School of Public Health

The George Washington University offers an online master in health informatics that prepares graduates to analyze data to optimize healthcare delivery. ... [+]

The healthcare industry is ever-changing, and the need for health information technology specialists is growing rapidly. The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is prepared to meet this increasing need for skilled executives with our online Master of Science in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics program, HealthInformatics@GW.

Graduates will be able to improve the efficiency of healthcare organizations and optimize technology to positively influence decision-making in the field. Designed for professionals with a minimum of three years of experience in healthcare, the program prepares students with the skills they need in entrepreneurial and business principles, leadership, project management, and technology to become innovators in health care.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Online
University of Glasgow Online

Healthcare across the world faces major challenges from the increasing demands of ageing populations and the rise in non-communicable diseases. If a good primary healthca ... [+]

Healthcare across the world faces major challenges from the increasing demands of ageing populations and the rise in non-communicable diseases. If a good primary healthcare system is in place, it is able to meet 80–90% of a patient’s health needs over the course of their life. This presents a huge opportunity for those in this field to make a difference to wider populations.

Enhance primary care around the world

By elevating primary care concepts, this 100% online programme gives professionals looking to advance their career the ability to propose, develop and implement sustainable strategies within a healthcare system – all to help address rising rates of chronic illness and complex care needs globally. The MSc Primary Care will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to make a difference in primary healthcare in the 21st century.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Part-time
2.5 - 6 years
Online
University of South Wales Online Programmes through UNICAF

The MSc Public Health creates professionals who can lead and implement change in public health across the world stage. This Masters course supports the development of pub ... [+]

MSc Public Health

The MSc Public Health creates professionals who can lead and implement change in public health across the world stage. This Masters course supports the development of public health practitioners through enabling them to negotiate, plan, implement and evaluate policy and practice initiatives. It also addresses wide-ranging public health issues that arise in diverse cultures, settings and environment.

Educational Aim A critical understanding of how quantitative / qualitative research methods and epidemiological investigation are used to create and interpret public health knowledge. An in-depth knowledge and understanding of public health informed by current scholarship and research. Critically evaluate current research and advanced scholarship in the discipline. Use expertise in independent learning using the exploration of knowledge and enquiry to underpin practice. Demonstrate creativity and innovation in tackling and solving public health related problems with diverse populations. Independently design, assess and evaluate intervention strategies for the promotion of health or prevention of disease. In-depth knowledge and the development of advanced skills to prepare students to lead in the field of public health. The application of knowledge and research to professional practice (in theory and practice) to meet the changing and multi-disciplinary demands of public health. The ability to exercise initiative in creative programme planning, leading a change and decision-making. Fees ... [-]
USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Nigeria Lagos Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid Cyprus Cyprus Online  + 22 More
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
The University of Manchester Middle East Centre

Our Reliability Engineering and Asset Management [MSc] is the only course in the world that offers a complete spectrum of education with real industrial applications in t ... [+]

Engineering expertise

Reliability engineering and asset management is a critical field of managerial and technical importance to both the UK and the international industry.

It is estimated that a significant amount of typical yearly plant cost is spent maintaining that plant. Maintenance can make the difference in competitiveness on a global scale. Maintenance managers can make major impacts on their companies' bottom line and often report at board level.

Programme director Professor Jyoti Sinha, CEng, FIMechE, Programme Director, Head of Dynamics Laboratory

“Our teaching style is unique compared to other postgraduate engineering courses. The units are explained through industrial case studies and our teaching often takes place at plant sites to demonstrate the real world application of theory. The majority of people on this programme are plant maintenance professionals, already working in industry. As a result of this period of study they are able to contribute significantly to their organisation, with students encouraged to focus their dissertation project on real industrial problems from their parent industry. For graduates who choose this programme following their degree, they benefit from sharing the class with professionals with industrial experience and a real awareness of their problems at their workplace.”... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined