Master in Global Health

Top 35 Master Degrees in Global Health 2017/2018

Global Health

Students who are interested in going beyond a typical undergraduate education should consider earning a master’s degree. Most institutions require students to possess a bachelor’s degree prior to enrolling in a master’s program, and degrees are usually acquired after 1.5 to three years. After earning this degree, many students choose to purse doctorate studies.

What is a Master in Global Health? This degree program prepares students to aid in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of a variety of illnesses and disorders on a global scale. As the world becomes smaller, new health threats will steadily emerge, and global health workers will work tirelessly to stop them. Courses in biology, chemistry, microbiology, public policy, and epidemiology are usually required. Earning a degree typically takes one to two years.  

A Master in Global Health provides students with the skills and knowledge they need to assess global health threats. Workers in this field are very much in demand, and students will have access to a worldwide job pool. A master’s degree also increases salary and makes job-seekers more appealing to potential employers.

The cost of earning a master’s degree varies dramatically based on geographic location. Duration of program and institutional rates also have a direct impact on program costs. For more detailed financial information, students should contact their prospective schools directly.

After earning a Master in Global Health, students are employed by a wide variety of organizations, academic institutions, and governments. They educate the public about preventing the spread of contagious diseases and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Many workers are required to travel and often assist poorer countries with combating public health issues. Others serve as consultants and educators, and may offer their expertise to private corporations and universities.

There are many educational avenues for students hoping to earn a degree in this field. Online programs can offer students added flexibility and freedom, while on-campus courses can provide students with more hands-on learning experiences. For more information, 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 Science in Nursing (MSN)

University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA San Francisco

This pathway of the Master of Science in Nursing program prepares RNs already holding an associate’s or bachelor’s degree to advance within the field by gaining experience to develop and manage patient care plans, and to advocate for best practices and outcomes within the health care field. [+]

Master in Global Health. This pathway of the Master of Science in Nursing program prepares RNs already holding an associate’s or bachelor’s degree to advance within the field by gaining experience to develop and manage patient care plans, and to advocate for best practices and outcomes within the health care field. The program, rated among the top in the country, prepares students as Clinical Nurse Leaders (CNLs). It comprises 35 credits for RNs with a BSN and 46 credits for RNs with an ADN over the course of two years of study. Designed with a flexible schedule of classroom instruction plus clinical practice. The CNL Role The new Clinical Nurse Leader role prepares nurses as clinical leaders in often complex environments to assist patients in creating an experience of a coordinated approach to care. The CNL role is a pivotal role that allows health care professional teams to be creative in envisioning how other roles will best promote reliable and competent patient care. Accreditation The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice at the University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. All graduates of the program meet the AACN CNL master’s degree outcome competencies and practice standards and are eligible for certification by the national American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL). Program Details The MSN program, for registered nurses with a BSN or ADN, is responsive... [-]

Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

LaGrange College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA La Grange

LaGrange College launches a master's degree program in Clinical Mental Health in fall, 2015. If you see yourself working as a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing in settings such as mental health agencies, residential treatment programs or private practice, then this program may be for you. [+]

Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Prepare for a career as a Licensed Professional Counselor. LaGrange College launches a master's degree program in Clinical Mental Health in fall, 2015. If you see yourself working as a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing in settings such as mental health agencies, residential treatment programs or private practice, then this program may be for you. Balance your life and your degree. Classes meet exclusively in the evenings so you can meet your other obligations and still advance professionally. Make a difference. As a Counseling student, you will plan and implement service and advocacy projects in the community while earning your degree. Get the preparation you need. LaGrange’s program provides a full 60 credit-hour degree that is based on the standards of the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Enjoy real-world experience. You will benefit from three clinical experiences during your time in the program, graduating with 700 hours of experience in clinical settings. Find support for the journey. Financial aid is available. Students also move through the program as a cohort, allowing for deep relationships between fellow students and faculty members. Costs The program is designed to be as cost-effective and valuable as possible. Expenses for the degree include $675 per credit hour; cost is estimated to be $40,500. Financial aid is available. Why Counseling? ... [-]

Master of Bioscience (MBS)

Keck Graduate Institute
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 USA Claremont

KGI's two-year Master of Bioscience degree program educates technically savvy professionals for the bioscience industry. Students learn to catalyze development of basic life sciences research into useful new products, processes and services, address the business and ethical leadership challenges confronting the applied life sciences, build professional skills essential to the industry workplace including public speaking, team leadership and dynamics, and project management and understand how the bioscience industry operates-considering the scientific, intellectual property and regulatory issues that dominate the industry. [+]

Master in Global Health. KGI's two-year Master of Bioscience degree program educates technically savvy professionals for the bioscience industry. Students learn to: Catalyze development of basic life sciences research into useful new products, processes and services Address the business and ethical leadership challenges confronting the applied life sciences Build professional skills essential to the industry workplace including public speaking, team leadership and dynamics, and project management Understand how the bioscience industry operates-considering the scientific, intellectual property and regulatory issues that dominate the industry. The MBS curriculum is based on an interdisciplinary approach that provides our students with the tools needed to solve the problems of the bioscience industry today and in the future. PROGRAM OVERVIEW The Masters of Bioscience is a two-year residential program that includes course work in both technical and business courses as well as a summer internship and the capstone, Team Masters Project. During the first year in the MBS program, students take a common set of core courses that include interdisciplinary applications-oriented technical courses, business courses and a bioindustry ethics course. In the second semester of the first year students have the opportunity to take elective courses. Between the first and second years, students participate in a required, paid internship in a bioscience company. The summer internship actively engages students in the issues and current techniques associated with particular industry sectors and provides an understanding of the climate and culture of business. Students must present an internship poster reviewed by KGI faculty. A summer internship represents... [-]

Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Health Tech

Cornell Tech
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Chelsea

Deepen your technical skills while gaining the industry-specific knowledge you need to develop technologies that can make health care safer, more effective and more affordable. [+]

Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Health Tech DEGREE: MS INFORMATION SYSTEMS (CORNELL) & MS APPLIED INFORMATION SCIENCE (TECHNION) Doctors, hospitals, insurance companies, government agencies—all are looking for ways to make healthcare more effective, accessible, and affordable. And they're turning to technology for solutions. The Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Health Tech gives students the technical and entrepreneurial skills needed to create new digital technologies for patients, clinicians and communities. Get a Hands-On Immersion in Health Technologies From data-mining techniques that track public health trends to apps that facilitate the connection between patients and providers, technology has the potential to transform how healthcare is delivered and experienced. The Technion-Cornell Dual Master’s Degrees in Health Tech will put you on the cutting edge of that transformation. Through a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum designed with input from leading hospitals, insurance companies, medical schools and health organizations, you'll combine an exceptional technical education with the industry-specific knowledge you need to develop innovative new products and services that address real healthcare needs. Working in cross-functional teams with classmates from across Cornell Tech's diverse and exceptionally talented student body, you'll develop tech-driven solutions for real clients with real business needs in the Product Studio program and create a new business in the Startup Studio. You'll also pursue a Specialization Project in a health tech subject of your choosing. Topics Covered Applied Machine Learning and Data Science Healthcare Systems: Challenges and Opportunities Security and Privacy User-Centered Design and Prototyping Experiment Design and Evaluation Entrepreneurial Co-Curriculum FEATURED COURSE Health... [-]

Master of Public Health

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 Australia Melbourne

If you're a professional, currently working in the health setting and want to expand your career into senior roles, this program is designed for you. [+]

Master in Global Health. If you're a professional, currently working in the health setting and want to expand your career into senior roles, this program is designed for you. The Master of Public Health is an internationally recognised professional qualification in public health that enables you to work all over the world in a variety of health settings. This is a comprehensive, stand-alone degree, with both research and practice pathways. A distinctive feature is that you are trained according to the Foundation Competencies for Public Health Graduates in Australia. It includes eight core public health subjects, after which you will have the choice to complete the degree in either research mode or practice mode. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5... [-]

MPH in Public Health

University of Glasgow - Online Study
Online Part time 36 months August 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Public health aims to promote health, prevent disease, reduce inequalities in health, and prolong life. The population perspective of public health ensures that its practitioners are well placed to improve health wherever they are. Our Master of Public Health degree has been offered by the University for 35 years and we are now offering for the first time an online Masters in Public Health beginning in September 2016. [+]

Public health aims to promote health, prevent disease, reduce inequalities in health, and prolong life. The population perspective of public health ensures that its practitioners are well placed to improve health wherever they are. Our Master of Public Health degree has been offered by the University for 35 years and we are now offering for the first time an online Masters in Public Health beginning in September 2016. Why this programme The University of Glasgow has provided education in public health since 1839 and has offered a diploma in public health since the early 20th century. The Master of Public Health programme has been offered here continuously since 1981. The Master of Public Health programme will be taught by academics from a wide variety of organisations and disciplines including: Environmental protection, public health medicine, sociology, and health economics. Public health has a central role in guiding health care practice, influencing health policy, protecting the public, and improving population health. If you work or intend to work in an organisation which has public health responsibilities or aims to improve population health then this programme will be suited to you. The programme will be multidisciplinary in focus and it is envisaged will attract students with undergraduate degrees in nursing, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and other health related specialisms. During each course, you will interact with your teachers and fellow students each week using online discussion boards. Your teachers will direct and observe the discussion, and respond to student questions about the course content.... [-]

Master in Global Health

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

In the Research Master’s in Global Health, you will embark on an intensive study of cross-cutting aspects of health systems. You will obtain the latest insights, as... [+]

Master in Global Health

 

Global health is defined as the broad field of study, research and practice geared towards improving health and achieving equity in health. Global health researchers need transdisciplinary approaches. They need to cross disciplinary boundaries and interact with health professionals, patients and others to gain in-depth understanding of global health problems, and to set out cohesive and strategic action to solve these problems. In the Research Master’s in Global Health, you will embark on an intensive study of cross-cutting aspects of health systems. You will obtain the latest insights, as well as design and implement interventions and innovation strategies to address these health challenges.... [-]


Master in Public Health

University of Birmingham - College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2017 United Kingdom Birmingham + 1 more

This modular multidisciplinary programme in public health offers a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or a Masters of Public Health. [+]

This modular multidisciplinary programme in public health offers a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or a Masters of Public Health. Designed to provide academic training to professionals currently working in, or who wish to work in, the public health field, students attend compulsory modules then choose from a wide range of approved modules. Students also have to attend a non assessed introductory week at the beginning of the course which provides an introduction to Public Health in particular in the context of health services in the UK (29 September 2014). If you wish to study this programme to Postgraduate Diploma level then you will need to complete the taught elements of the programme but will not need to complete a dissertation. We also offer: The MPH (Health Technology Assessment) is a strand of the Masters of Public Health (MPH) programme for those students who wish to specialise in public health with health technology assessment. The MPH (HTA) is an exit qualification from the MPH programme. Fees and funding MSc £7,200/PGDip £4,800 (Home/EU students) MSc £18,900 (International students) The MPH (Statement of Extra Accredited Learning) programme - this programme provides a broader version of the current MPH programme (230 instead of 180 credits). By being formally assessed and accredited in more modules, the MPH (SEAL) allows students to demonstrate their wider competency range. Fees and funding MSc £9200 (Home/EU students) MSc £21,800 (International students) The MPH (International) programme. This course aimed at professionals already working in low- and middle-income countries or those... [-]

Masters in Health and Social Care Management

Sevanan Business School
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Czech Republic Prague

Masters in Health and Social Care Management (120 credits) is designed to provide focused and specialist courses, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate, with a clear work-related emphasis. [+]

Master in Global Health. Masters in Health and Social Care Management Qualification’s objective Masters in Health and Social Care Management (120 credits) is designed to provide focused and specialist courses, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate, with a clear work-related emphasis. There is a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in the sector. They are particularly suitable for more mature learners who wish to follow a programme of study that is directly related to their work experience or to an aspect of employment that they wish to move into in due course. On successful completion of these qualifications, national recognition by employers enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study in the vocational area. Any other qualification which you must have completed before taking the qualification This is a stand-alone qualification, but there are entry requirements. Applicants must have obtained one of the following: Masters in Health and Social Care or any Level 06 recognized Qualification accepted by LMQ education board. Overseas qualifications, has judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 6 qualification in the UK (or higher). Or 3 years Senior management work experience in the reputed organization. Any prior knowledge, skills or understanding which you are required to have before taking the qualification None (provided that you meet the entry criteria listed above). Specimen Subjects L/PDHSCM/7001 International Healthcare Policy L/PDHSCM/7002 Organisational Behaviour L/PDHSCM/7003 Managing Finance in... [-]

MBBS in Malaysia 

Lakshveer Overseas Solution
Campus Full time 5 years October 2017 Malaysia Malaysia Online

Medical Universities in Malaysia generally offer a five-year undergraduate program for future doctors. It is compulsory for students who have graduated from medical school to work in the Government Hospital under housemanship program for duration of three years.  [+]

Medical Universities in Malaysia generally offer a five-year undergraduate program for future doctors. It is compulsory for students who have graduated from medical school to work in the Government Hospital under housemanship program for duration of three years.  In Malaysia, some new medical schools do offer a foundation in medicine course before admission into a full-time medical programme. Most government, and some private medical schools offer M.D., and others mostly offer MBBS degrees. Affordable tuition fee Scholarship Available Clinical training within the Malaysia Highly qualified, experienced and committed local and international academic staff State-of-the-art Teaching and Clinical Skills Laboratories with Mock Ward Upon successful completion of this training programme, the graduates would have acquired sufficient knowledge, developed essential competencies and imbibed the correct professional attitudes to function as an effective primary healthcare provider. They would have also gained life-long learning skills and would be motivated and trained enough to conduct research and ready for postgraduate training in their field of interest. Phases of Study: - Entry to the public medical schools is very competitive. Courses finish in five or six years. The medical program is usually consist of 3 phases. Phase 1 consists of the first two years of the programme involving integrated teaching and learning of the relevant basic medical sciences. Phase II (Year 3) and Phase III (Year 4 and Year 5) involve clinical skills development and subsequently consolidation of clinical clerkship in the various clinical aspects. Two years of pre-clinical training in an academic environment and three... [-]

Research Master in Health Sciences specializing in Clinical Epidemiology

Erasmus MC Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Get the methodological, theoretical, and statistical foundation you need to design and carry out your own practical research - and publish your results. Work in the stimulating environment of the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES). Attend lectures by prominent scientists. Choose your own specialization, and do cutting-edge research with the support of a personal tutor. Learn state-of-the-art research methods, and how to study the literature on an issue, analyse data, and publish in high-impact journals. [+]

Master in Global Health. Explore the potential of medical research. In upcoming years, important discoveries will be made in the health sciences. Take part in unearthing these discoveries. Get the methodological, theoretical, and statistical foundation you need to design and carry out your own practical research - and publish your results. Work in the stimulating environment of the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES). Attend lectures by prominent scientists. Choose your own specialization, and do cutting-edge research with the support of a personal tutor. Learn state-of-the-art research methods, and how to study the literature on an issue, analyse data, and publish in high-impact journals. NIHES, at the Erasmus Medical Center, is a top ranked institution with a strong international dimension. Let us be your springboard to a career in international research, public health, health policy, health economics, clinical medicine, or pharmaceutical research. Just graduated with a Bachelor Degree in clinical, public health or biomedical sciences and want to start making substantial contributions to future developments in medicine as a researcher? Then this Research Master is for you! With a wide range of specializations and guidance from some of the greatest minds in these fields, you will be well on your way to a very successful research career. Learn about: markers and tests: evaluation of performance and cost-effectiveness, systematic reviews and meta-analysis, health technology assessment, innovative RCT designs, prediction modelling, and more. This programme will help accelerate your scientific career! Wendy Enthoven from the Netherlands “Gain unique perspectives in all fields... [-]

Master in Veterinary Medicine (First and Second Cycle Studies)

Latvia University of Agriculture
Campus Full time 6 years September 2017 Latvia Jelgava

'One Medicine - One Health' concept links human, animal and environmental health. In recent years the science of veterinary medicine has rapidly expanded. At present this science is vital for animal protection, herd health, monitoring of widespread diseases and safe food production of animal origin. It is important for human health to provide careful monitoring of livestock health and emerging zoonotic diseases [+]

'One Medicine - One Health' concept links human, animal and environmental health. In recent years the science of veterinary medicine has rapidly expanded. At present this science is vital for animal protection, herd health, monitoring of widespread diseases and safe food production of animal origin. It is important for human health to provide careful monitoring of livestock health and emerging zoonotic diseases. Academic profile Veterinary medicine is a scientifically-practical branch, that studies animal diseases, diagnoses them, carries out treatments, prophylaxis and abatement, as well as supervises and controls hygiene of food products and prevents illnesses common for both people and animals. It deals with environment protection form pollution, as well as takes care of ethical, esthetical and economical needs of pet and animal owners. Specialists of the branch solve problems connected with maintenance and provision of animal health, as well as quality and control of food products in the country. A very important field nowadays is food hygiene and specialists within it deal with various technologies of products processing, production and distribution in order to provide the production and use of harmless and healthy products. You will gain knowledge of the structure and function of healthy animals, of their husbandry, reproduction, hygiene and their feeding, knowledge of the behaviour and protection of animals, knowledge of the causes, nature, course, effects, diagnosis and treatment of the animal diseases, including a special knowledge of the diseases which may be transmitted to humans, knowledge of preventive medicine, knowledge of the hygiene and technology... [-]

Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC)

Alabama State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Montgomery

Welcome to the website for ASU's Master of Rehabilitation Counseling Program. Our graduate program consists of 51 credit hours and is designed as a sequential five semester curriculum leading to the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) degree. [+]

Master in Global Health. Welcome to the website for ASU's Master of Rehabilitation Counseling Program. Our graduate program consists of 51 credit hours and is designed as a sequential five semester curriculum leading to the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) degree. Mission and Goals The mission of the Master of Rehabilitation Counseling (MRC) Program is to prepare admitted students to become professional Rehabilitation Counselors who work in partnership with people with disabilities. The primary ongoing goals of the MRC Program include: developing and maintaining an educational curriculum focused on effective student learning and development in rehabilitation counseling; preparing students to become professionals who are committed to effectively partnering with people with disabilities in achieving their maximum vocational, psychological, social, and economic independence; and creating a multicultural learning environment that embraces empowering students to become professionals who facilitate empowerment for their clients and community. What is Rehabilitation Counseling? Rehabilitation counseling is a systematic process which assists persons with physical, developmental, cognitive, and emotional disabilities to achieve their personal, career, and independent living goals in the most integrated setting possible through the application of the counseling process. The counseling process involves communication, goal setting, and beneficial growth or change through self advocacy, psychological, vocational, social, and behavioral interventions. The specific techniques and modalities utilized within this rehabilitation counseling process may include, but not be limited to: assessment and appraisal; diagnosis and treatment planning; career counseling; individual and group counseling; treatment interventions focused on facilitating adjustment to the medical and psychosocial impacts of... [-]

MPH in Global Health Leadership and Administration

University of Haifa, International School
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Israel Haifa

The University of Haifa’s International Master’s Program in Global Health Leadership and Administration is dedicated to providing students with a strong foundation from which to critically examine current global health challenges. The program gives students a solid background of theoretical knowledge as well as hands-on field experience. [+]

The University of Haifa’s International Master’s Program in Global Health Leadership and Administration is dedicated to providing students with a strong foundation from which to critically examine current global health challenges. The program nurtures high levels of sophistication, excellent communication skills, and a deep knowledge of public health and global health, as well as prepares future practitioners and researchers for leadership roles in settings across the globe. The program gives students a solid background of theoretical knowledge as well as hands-on field experience. It consists of seminars and courses taught by leading academics in their field of specialty, as well as a practicum that gives students an opportunity to integrate coursework in a real-world setting. Why Israel? There is no better place to learn about global health than in a foreign country. As a culturally diverse society, Israel, and specifically the city of Haifa is a unique environment for a program whose goal is to enable students to understand how disparities in healthcare status and healthcare delivery unfold. Recognizing Israel’s successful modern health care system, the health of its population, its focus on high technology, its globalization and its location between East and West, it is an exciting and unique place to pursue a master’s degree in public health. Israel provides excellent field study opportunities that allow students to see how diverse and intriguing methods and strategies to manage public health issues related to multiculturalism actually develop and take root. It is a real-time hands-on working laboratory for advanced international... [-]

Master’s Degree Programme in Public and Global Health (Master of Health Sciences)

University of Tampere
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Tampere

Our programme offers a unique opportunity to study the intertwined disciplines of public and global health. [+]

Master in Global Health. The next application period for the Master's Degree Programme in Public and Global Health will be in December 2018 - January 2019 for programmes starting in 2019. Degree: Master of Health Sciences Duration: 2 years Extent: 120 ECTS Start date: August 2019 (to be confirmed) Tuition fee for non-EU/EEA students: 10 000 € / year Read more about Scholarships The effects of global phenomena are transforming the way we work for health both at national and international levels. Our programme offers a unique opportunity to study the intertwined disciplines of public and global health. A student will be equipped with the necessary expertise, skills and tools to work in the complex setting of contemporary and emerging health challenges. All courses are firmly grounded in international research and have a strong focus on transferring this knowledge into practice. Why Public and Global Health? ​​ Unique characteristics of the PGH programme: An integrated programme in public and global health Offers interdisciplinary studies in health sciences, social sciences, and technology All the core disciplines of public health - epidemiology, health promotion, health systems, and health economics are studied as well as a wide range of elective courses of the students’ choice In this programme you can: Grow your expertise in global dynamics such as: inequalities, climate change, migration, ageing, conflicts Study in an international setting: develop a global network of contacts work in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams Learn to apply your knowledge and skills in practice: work placement for... [-]