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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
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
Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences

The MSN program is designed to prepare leaders in nursing education and healthcare systems who demonstrate cultural sensitivity in their decision-making and collaboration ... [+]

The MSN program is designed to prepare leaders in nursing education and healthcare systems who demonstrate cultural sensitivity in their decision-making and collaboration with other members of the professional healthcare team. Graduates will be prepared to mentor other team members and assume accountability for quality care outcomes as well as to foster best practices and effectively facilitate the translation of evidence into practice.

Masters prepared nurses to use concepts and theories from nursing and related disciplines to improve the environment in which health care is delivered.

Start Dates for MSN: 1/16/18, 8/20/18, 1/14/19

Admission & Program Requirements... [-]

USA Rock Island
January 2020
Full-time
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
MUST University

The Master of Science in Healthcare Management (MS-HCM) provides healthcare professionals with the knowledge, skill sets, and abilities needed to be effective healthcare ... [+]

The Master of Science in Healthcare Management (MS-HCM) provides healthcare professionals with the knowledge, skill sets, and abilities needed to be effective healthcare administrators and managers. Healthcare delivery is undergoing rapid growth and change in the United States and around the world, a change that has accelerated in the 21st century. Thus, the responsibilities of healthcare administrators and managers are continuously being redefined. In this dynamic environment, organizations must manage for continuous improvement and maintain flexibility to respond to the latest challenges.

This underscores the constant need for healthcare professionals to keep pace with new knowledge and gain new skills. This program develops professionals who understand how to manage non-profit, for-profit, and voluntary Healthcare organizations in effective and innovative ways and who can help healthcare organizations successfully meet the challenges of a rapidly changing environment.... [-]

USA Fort Lauderdale
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Online
Concordia University Chicago - Exercise Science Graduate Degree Online Programs

The Fitness and Health Promotion concentration was designed to meet the needs of individuals who are currently working in or hoping to enter into a career in the health a ... [+]

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 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 FITNESS AND HEALTH PROMOTION DEGREE CONCENTRATION FROM CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY-CHICAGO?

The Fitness and Health Promotion concentration was designed to meet the needs of individuals who are currently working in or hoping to enter into a career in the health and fitness industry. This strand prepares individuals for the Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) credential, which can lead to a job in a rapidly expanding field. According to recent Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, employment opportunities are expected to increase by 24% through 2020, and the field is expected to add more than 60,000 jobs over that time.... [-]

USA River Forest
Open Enrollment
8 weeks
Online
International Medical College

The standard period of study is 2 years. The study program has a total time commitment of approximately 3000 hours. ... [+]

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
November 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
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 ... [+]

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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
National University of Health Sciences

National University’s Master of Science in Acupuncture (MSAc) program provides comprehensive education and training in eastern medicine with a solid foundation in western ... [+]

Program Overview

National University’s Master of Science in Acupuncture (MSAc) program provides comprehensive education and training in eastern medicine with a solid foundation in western science, enabling you to become a superior healthcare practitioner. After graduation, you will be prepared to co-manage cases with DCs, MDs, NDs, and DOs, and take advantage of new career opportunities in integrative medical venues.

Curriculum

121-credit hour program is 7 trimesters in length and the courses are offered primarily in the evening. The program covers the history, theory, and philosophy of acupuncture as well as rigorous training in diagnosis and treatment planning. Students will also graduate with a solid foundation in the basic sciences of western medicine, having developed skills necessary for integrative and collaborative practice in health care settings of their choosing. ... [-]

USA Lombard Saint Petersburg
January 2020
Part-time
7 semesters
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
University of Glasgow Online

To keep pace with technology, personalised care and ever-shifting policies and budgets, today’s health professionals are on a journey of lifelong learning. The University ... [+]

To keep pace with technology, personalised care and ever-shifting policies and budgets, today’s health professionals are on a journey of lifelong learning. The University of Glasgow's programme is run by one of the largest, most prestigious medical schools in Europe - the School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing. Studying there will mean that you’re on the pulse of contemporary medical thinking and high-quality research.

Bring fresh thinking to health education

Designed for those who identify themselves as practitioners and would like to apply educational theory and an evidence base to their specific health professions. You will be directly involved in shaping medical perspectives and driving the health industry forwards. The University of Glasgow's research currently informs the strategies of NHS Education Scotland and other regulatory bodies and helps them to turn discoveries into beneficial clinical practices. You will be taught with a focus on practical, active learning and the University of Glasgow will help you develop the flexibility needed to lead key health professions.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
April 2019
Part-time
2.5 - 6 years
Online
University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions

The Master of Science in Behavioral Health (MSBH) at USF prepares you to address disparities in the current health care delivery system. As a student in our program, you ... [+]

The Master of Science in Behavioral Health (MSBH) at USF prepares you to address disparities in the current health care delivery system. As a student in our program, you will examine the intersection of social, physical and psychological factors that impact health and well-being. Through inter-disciplinary classes, fieldwork experiences, and a capstone project, you learn psychosocial interventions as well as tools for planning, managing and evaluating community-based programs and services.

Our graduates have learned to become effective team members, who have acquired the tools to improve the accessibility and delivery of health and mental health programs. We look to our graduates to become leaders in designing the evidence-based, integrated health practices that are the cornerstone of the Affordable Care Act.... [-]

USA San Francisco
August 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Master in Respiratory Care - The respiratory care program at UT Health San Antonio is designed to prepare excellent clinicians. Our program provides students with a stron ... [+]

Master in Respiratory Care Overview

The respiratory care program at UT Health San Antonio is designed to prepare excellent clinicians. Our program provides students with a strong foundation in clinical practice, education, and research. As an entry-to-practice program, no prior health care experience is required for admission.

The UT Health San Antonio received authorization from the State of Texas to offer the Master's of Science in Respiratory Care, beginning in 2015. Our program provides an excellent career opportunity to join the first-approved Master of Science in Respiratory Care professional degree program in Texas and is one of four in the entire nation. Our Master of Science in respiratory care is open to students with no prior health care experience.... [-]

USA San Antonio
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 years
Campus