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Online Master of Public Health – Health Policy Ethics

Creighton University Online
Online Part time September 2017 USA Omaha

From access to health care to health-related law and health care reform, this concentration explores public health at a legislative, institutional and ethical level. [+]

Top Part time Masters in Public Health. From access to health care to health-related law and health care reform, this concentration explores public health at a legislative, institutional and ethical level. Graduates will understand how health and well-being can be influenced by government and private action and how ethical systems can be created through policies and laws that impact health care and public health. [-]

Online Master of Public Health

University College Cork Online
Online September 2017 Ireland Cork

University College Cork (UCC) is offering an online Master of Public Health designed to offer multi-disciplinary academic and experiential development, whatever your professional background. [+]

There is an increasing demand for highly trained public health specialists in Ireland and abroad to tackle major public health issues including health inequalities, communicable diseases, international health development, obesity and smoking. University College Cork (UCC) is meeting this need by offering an online Master of Public Health designed to offer multi-disciplinary academic and experiential development, whatever your professional background. Our online Master of Public Health will arm you with the knowledge and skills necessary to make a real difference in public health. The programme emphasises the use of evidence-based healthcare and practice, enabling participants to put public health principles into effect in both research and professional contexts. After completing the programme you will be able to: Critically analyse theories and issues related to public health Construct arguments around the social, political and economic factors determining the health of populations Demonstrate competence in the key underpinning disciplines and theories of public health, including epidemiology and communicable diseases Demonstrate enhanced knowledge in specific public health areas, including health promotion, health protection, epidemiology and biostatistics in public health Analyse and synthesise evidence and apply it to public health Employ a range of appropriate research and analysis methods with confidence and expertise Why pursue your MPH at UCC? UCC is a leading centre of research in a diverse range of public health areas A significant portion of MPH graduates successfully submit work for international publication Direct contact with multi-discipline public health and epidemiology researchers Exposure to integrative research, both qualitative and quantitative Coursework has a strong international public health focus [-]

University of Essex Online Master of Public Health

Stafford
Online Part time 2 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Online Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Online Qatar Qatar Online Oman Oman Online Lebanon Lebanon Online Kuwait Kuwait Online Jordan Jordan Online Iran Iran Online Bahrain Bahrain Online Syria Syria Online + 18 more

The Master of Public Health (MPH) course is the most comprehensive of our Public Health programmes, incorporating the opportunity to complete an independent piece of original research. [+]

Top Part time Masters in Public Health. No travel required. Personal university tutor. No Exams. Assignment based assessments. Live online lectures and lecturecasts The Master of Public Health (MPH) course is the most comprehensive of our Public Health programmes, incorporating the opportunity to complete an independent piece of original research. Building on the Postgraduate Diploma module base, you will also study research design and critical appraisal and complete a dissertation project of your choosing. In addition, you will have the opportunity to complete two further optional modules to tailor your study further. The course culminates in the completion of a dissertation research project where you will have the opportunity to put what you have learned into practice and demonstrate your ability to undertake independent research. The Master of Public Health will provide you with a thorough understanding of Public Health in the 21st century and provide an ideal foundation upon which to develop as an effective public health professional. Entry Requirements There are two entry routes onto the University of Essex Online MPH: Academic Entry Route: In order to satisfy the Academic Entry Route requirements for our MPH programme you must have the following qualifications as a minimum: An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Open Entry Route: In order to satisfy the Open Entry Route requirements for our MPH programme you must meet the following criteria as a minimum: At least 5 years’ relevant senior level work experience. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Your application will be considered on an individual basis taking into account your motivation for doing the course, prior work experience, CPD and other relevant qualifications that demonstrate your ability to successfully complete the programme. [-]

Master of Public Health

University of Essex Online
Online Part time 24 months October 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme online has been designed for busy health professionals looking to gain a recognised qualification from a top UK university while continuing to work at the same time. [+]

The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme online has been designed for busy health professionals looking to gain a recognised qualification from a top UK university while continuing to work at the same time. This course will provide students with a systematic and critical understanding of the key concepts underlying public health. Through its alignment with the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework this course will develop your ability to undertake independent research culminating in a dissertation project as a capstone to your studies. Why study this subject? The MPH course is the most comprehensive of our Public Health programmes, incorporating the opportunity to complete an independent piece of original research. Building on the Postgraduate Diploma module base, you will also study research design and critical appraisal and complete a dissertation project of your choosing. In addition, you will have the opportunity to complete two further optional modules to tailor your study further. The course culminates in the completion of a dissertation research project where you will have the opportunity to put what you have learned into practice and demonstrate your ability to undertake independent research. The MPH will provide you with a thorough understanding of Public Health in the 21st century and provide an ideal foundation upon which to develop as an effective public health professional. Course Structure Introduction The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 180 credits at Level 7. Level 7 modules: Health Needs Assessment and Priority Setting (20 credits) Health Promotion (20 credits) Topics in Public Health (20 credits) Epidemiology (20 credits) Research Design and Critical Appraisal (20 credits) Dissertation (40 credits) Module options* (choose a combination of modules equal to 40 credits): Data Collection, Analysis and Interpretation (20 credits) Migration and Public Health (20 credits) Service Improvement (20 credits) Communicable Disease Control (20 credits) Commissioning for Health and Social Care (20 credits) *Module options are subject to availability at the time of study. Teaching methods and style Unlike a traditional university environment, our online Master of Public Health (MPH) course utilises a Virtual Learning Environment. The system is designed to track and manage the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials wherever you are. This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. Studying is carried out entirely online and the programme of study can fit around your work and personal commitments. You will be supported throughout your MPH programme by a dedicated Student Adviser and have the opportunity to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor. Methods of assessment Our MPH course includes both compulsory and optional modules, so you can tailor the content of your course to more closely fit your interests and aspirations. We adopt an assignment-based approach to assessment instead of exams. Assessment for the MPH will be based on a combination of written assignments, engagement in online discussion forums and the completion of a dissertation based on an individual research project. You will be able to see your current provisional marks from the start of the programme, allowing you to evaluate the success of your current study methods and clearly identify areas to improve. We believe that this transparency gives you the information you need to make the most of your Masters course. We achieve this by: showing your marks clearly in your gradebook, which can be viewed whenever you log onto the learning platform; the rapid turnaround of work assessed to ensure that your gradebook is always up to date; assessing your work throughout the module rather than waiting for end of year exams; ensuring you have regular contact with your Student Adviser; and the simplicity and transparency in the design of our assessment criteria. We also have a policy of ensuring that work submitted by students is authentic. As well as the fact that all work is frequently assessed, we use a well-established electronic monitoring system to check for plagiarism. On successful completion of your MPH qualification, you will be invited to attend a graduation ceremony at the University of Essex, Colchester Campus. Career destinations As an MPH graduate, together with your previous experience , knowledge, skills and training, you will be well prepared to enter an array of roles in professions revolving around public health. These include: Public Health Project Officer Public Health Project Manager Public Health Research Assistant Public Health Research Associate/Fellow Public Health Intelligence Officer Data Analyst Health Communication Officer Health Improvement Officer Health Improvement Manager Health Protection Specialist Strategic Health Officer Policy Officer Public Health Consultant Service Improvement Manager Academic Healthy Living Officer Health and Well-being Project Officer Health Visitor Allied Health Professional Leader Community Health Officer Health Promotion Officer Health Promotion Manager This is not an exhaustive list of roles available and many others exist, though these job titles are indicative of the most common roles offered within Public Health. In addition, depending on your previous study or training, further opportunities may exist. Entry requirements We have flexible entry requirements that look at both your academic and work-based experience as well as your motivation to do the course. There are two entry routes onto our MSc Public Health (MPH) programme: 1. Academic Entry Route In order to satisfy the Academic Entry Route requirements for our MPH programme you must have the following qualifications as a minimum: An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS 6.5. 2. Open Entry Route We recognise that you can gain skills in a wide variety of ways and that prior academic performance is not the only indicator of an applicant’s ability. Therefore, if you do not meet the minimum academic standards above, you may still be eligible to enrol via our Open Entry Route. In order to satisfy the Open Entry Route requirements for our MPH programme you must meet the following criteria as a minimum: At least 5 years' relevant senior level work experience. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Your application will be considered on an individual basis taking into account your motivation for doing the course, prior work experience, CPD and other relevant qualifications that demonstrate your ability to successfully complete the programme. [-]

Master of Public Health

University of Roehampton Online
Online Part time 29 months United Kingdom London

Our Master of Public Health (MPH) programme, delivered 100% online, seeks to equip you with the critical thinking and decision making skills you need to advance your career in public health and become an agent of positive change. [+]

Top Part time Masters in Public Health. "The world faces a growing list of public health challenges—from the impact of new technologies on public health management, the outbreaks of infectious diseases and the risks of legal drugs to environmental issues, nutritional problems and ageing populations—as well as a shortage of skilled public health workers.* To address these challenges and more, organisations and communities need well-trained, experienced public health professionals who can plan and implement effective public health solutions. Our Master of Public Health (MPH) programme, delivered 100% online, seeks to equip you with the critical thinking and decision making skills you need to advance your career in public health and become an agent of positive change. Through this interdisciplinary programme, you can gain an understanding of global public health issues and explore theories and practices that will help you prepare to address the public health needs of your community and around the world. *World Health Statistics 2012, World Health Organization" Advance your career with a Roehampton Online masters programme Because we believe that learning can only be life-changing when we apply what we learn, we develop masters programmes designed to reflect the most contemporary thinking in the area of study, meaning you’ll learn skills that will be relevant to your career right now, and in the future. Learning model and programme structure Each of the Roehampton Online masters programmes has been designed to help you move forward in your life and follows the same basic structure. Every online programme is made up of seven modules and a research project. Every module lasts 12 weeks. You then have a break of approximately two weeks before resuming your studies. Your research project is much like a dissertation, in which all previous leaning culminates in an academic research paper. Modules equate to 20 academic credits while your research project carries 40 credits – but you have 26 weeks to complete that part of your programme. How will I learn? Learning with Roehampton Online is a live process. Students from around the world take the knowledge they have gained from faculty instruction and classroom debate, and put it to work immediately in their own lives. When do I have to be online? At Roehampton Online, we understand that most of our students have busy careers and active personal lives outside the classroom. Our online learning model has therefore been designed to empower you with the ability to choose when and where you study: No set lecture times Classroom access 24 hours a day Comprehensive support Support At Roehampton Online you’ll receive support from the moment you enquire to beyond the day you graduate, from: Your enrolment advisor – your one-stop shop for advice and information during the application process Faculty – mentors, instructors and facilitators to learning, faculty members are there to provide direction in the classroom Roehampton Employability and Careers Hub – or REACH – provides 24/7 access to resources that can help you find a better job The Centre for Student Success – a learning resource full of video links and services designed specifically to help you succeed The Writing Centre – receive personalised feedback from expert writing tutors and get better at producing academic work Skill units – hit the ground running with your studies thanks to these free short introductory courses Admissions The online degree programmes at Roehampton Online are designed for professionals looking to further their education and enhance their careers. So work experience is an important factor when choosing the most suitable applicants for a course. If you already hold a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and have relevant work experience, you may be eligible for full admission into one of our programmes. Even if you don’t have a suitable bachelors degree, you may still be eligible if you have enough relevant professional experience. If so, you may be conditionally admitted. As long as you pass the first module, you’ll then be granted full admission. Request information to learn more about the admission requirements for your specific programme. [-]

Master in Dentistry (MDDr)

Charles University Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové
Campus 5 years October 2017 Czech Republic Hradec Králové

The graduating dentist has the knowledge of basic biological, medical and behavioural aspects of recent oral health care, knowledge of aetiology, pathogenesis, demographic distribution, prevention and treatment of oral diseases. Adequate knowledge of dental materials and be familiar with pharmacodynamics of the drugs, knowledge of legislation of private dental practice. [+]

The entrance examination for study programs General Medicine and Dentistry is held on the same day. Obligatory entrance procedure (held in English) based on a written testing (multiple choice test) of the applicant’s knowledge of basic science (Biology, Chemistry and either Physics or Mathematics – according to individual preference) and an oral interview oriented towards personality and motivation of the applicant. The total duration of the written tests is 2 hours and 30 minutes. Total number: 100 points (60 written test, 40 oral interview) The correct answer in the written test: + 1 point The incorrect answer in the written test: 0 Conditions for admission Completion of the secondary school and successful passing of the entrance examination The passing line is specified by the Dean Conditions for admission without entrance examination Holders of A-level certificates (or equivalents) in the above specified subjects with grades A or max. one B may be admitted without written tests (deadline for delivery of the certificates is May 5, 2017). A-level certificates (or equivalents) from years 2017, 2016 and 2015 are considered. If these conditions are not met, applicants have to take the entrance examination. Max. number of applicants admitted this way is up to 60% of the total numbers. Information on the exercise of graduates The graduating dentist has the knowledge of basic biological, medical and behavioural aspects of recent oral health care, knowledge of aetiology, pathogenesis, demographic distribution, prevention and treatment of oral diseases. Adequate knowledge of dental materials and be familiar with pharmacodynamics of the drugs, knowledge of legislation of private dental practice. Ability to adequate examination of the patient, exact diagnosis assessment of oral and dental diseases, treatment plan setup. Realization of adequate prevention and treatment of dental and periodontal diseases. Knowledge of principles of effective communication with the patient, empathy, ability to different approach to the different age groups of patients, human rights authority based on ethical codex. [-]

Master in Dentistry (MDDr)

Charles University First Faculty of Medicine
Campus 5 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

Students are accepted on the basis of written and oral entrance examinations taken in English from the following subjects: standard college biology, chemistry and physics or math and an interview (just those who successfully pass the written part) both taken in English. [+]

Top Part time Masters in Public Health. Students are accepted on the basis of written and oral entrance examinations taken in English from the following subjects: standard college biology, chemistry and physics or math and an interview (just those who successfully pass the written part) both taken in English. Successful candidates must achieve at least 244 points out of 300. Both parts are taken the same day, so you should know if you've been admitted immediately. Sample questions are available. The examination is supervised by Faculty's examiners. The maximum number of enrolled students in the academic year 2017/18 will be 20 for Dentistry. Calculators and periodic tables are not allowed. Conditions for admission Students are selected on the basis of an entrance examination. It is necessary to: - provide an evidence of completed secondary education legalized and translated to the Czech language (according Article 48 subsection (4) inset (d) of the Act # 111/1998 coll., The higher education act) - send a complete Electronic application form on time - successfully pass the entrance exam - confirm your attendance on enrolment in Faculty database Preparatory course First Faculty of Medicine doesn't offer preparation course itself, but it's possible to attend preparation course of - Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies of Charles University - our representatives in Germany, Israel and UK - preparation course in US - http://www.medicaldoctor-studies.com/ Information on the exercise of graduates The degrees are fully recognized in the EU and most countries for at least limited registration. The student should ask the authorities or professional bodies in the respective country for information about the conditions for full registration and recognition of the degree required to practice medicine. [-]

Master in Health and Welfare

Mälardalen University
Campus 1 - 2 years August 2017 Sweden Eskilstuna

This Master’s programme will prepare you for a challenging and successful career in the health and welfare sector. As a student you will acquire a profound knowledge with focus on multidisciplinary [+]

THIS MASTER’S PROGRAMME IS PLANNED TO START AUTUMN 2015.

This Master’s programme will prepare you for a challenging and successful career in the health and welfare sector. As a student you will acquire a profound knowledge with focus on multidisciplinary research within the field. In this multidisciplinary field of knowledge several different professions from different subjects interact. 

This programme offers several orientations to choose from which will lead to the degree of Master of Science, 120 credits, in Caring Science with specialisation in Nursing, Social Work or in Work Life Studies.

You will study individually, discuss the course content in seminars and also work in groups with other students. You will develop your ability to exchange, critically approach and appraise knowledge and research at a scientific level. After your graduation (Master’s degree 120 credits) you are qualified to apply for PhD studies. The programme is organised on a two-year basis with the oppor- tunity to finish after one year; obtaining a one-year Master’s degree. The programme is on a full-time schedule.... [-]


Master of Public Health

East Tennessee State University
Campus 2 years September 2017 USA Johnson City

The Master of Public Health program at East Tennessee State University prepares health professionals to promote health, protect well-being, prevent disease, and manage the health services of diverse populations. [+]

Top Part time Masters in Public Health. The Master of Public Health program at East Tennessee State University prepares health professionals to promote health, protect well-being, prevent disease, and manage the health services of diverse populations. All students in all MPH concentrations complete a core of public health courses consisting of introductory subject matter from each of the five principal areas of public health practice. This common core is a typical feature of MPH programs worldwide, and establishes identification with the degree. It is based on nationally recognized core competencies in public health as established by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. As such, no substitutions for core courses are allowed, although up to 9 hours of course equivalencies from other Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited MPH programs may be transferred in. Core Public Health Courses Public Health Core Credit Hours HSMP 5020 Philosophy of Public Health 1 ENVH 5100 Environmental Health Practice I 3 COBH 5200 Social and Behavioral Foundations of Public Health 3 BSTA 5310 Biostatistics I 3 EPID 5400 Epidemiology I 3 HSMP 5500 Health Services Administration 3 Core Credits 16 Following successful completion of the Core Public Health Courses, students will be required to pass the MPH Comprehensive Examination. Program Admission Requirements: (Application priority deadline: February 1; Final deadline: June 1) Applications must be submitted through the SOPHAS application portal. Admission to the graduate program in public health is based upon scholarship, letters of recommendation, and evidence of potential for success in a graduate program, including: A minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 Satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) The following exemptions may be made for the GRE: Applicants who have earned a master's degree, medical degree or doctoral degree in the health sciences, or other applicable field from a regionally accredited U.S. institution are not required to submit GRE scores; Official scores from the GMAT taken within the last 5 years may be submitted in lieu of the GRE. The exemption does not apply to graduates of foreign institutions. All applicants who are graduates of foreign institutions are required to submit GRE scores. For additional information, please contact the Interim MPH Coordinator, Dr. Billy Brooks at mphcoordinator@etsu.edu or 423-439-4647. You may also contact the respective graduate program housing your concentration of interest. The College of Public Health will continue to review applications submitted up to the final deadline. Students are admitted for the following fall semester. Applicants to this program are required to use the online Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) which can be accessed at www.sophas.org. *NOTE: When applying to SOPHAS, please use the ETSU College of Public Health GRE code: 7333. Official GRE scores and official transcripts from all Colleges and Schools attended will be accepted from SOPHAS. However, if these do not include a transcript with proof of bachelor’s degree, that transcript needs to be sent directly to ETSU School of Graduate Studies. Students who are accepted to the ETSU MPH program will also need to send transcripts directly to the ETSU School of Graduate Studies. CONCENTRATIONS OFFERED IN THE MPH PROGRAM There are five concentrations available in the College for which the MPH degree is awarded. Biostatistics is the concentration that utilizes quantitative methods to collect, manage, and analyze data about populations and their health. It provides instruction in various statistical tools, research methods, and analytical techniques. The concentration in Community Health prepares individuals to assess, plan, conduct, and evaluate public health programs using collaborative organizational and community skills. It provides education in the administration and evaluation of various population-based health intervention strategies. The concentration in Epidemiology prepares practitioners who can collect and analyze appropriate data to monitor and track diseases, illness and injuries in a population or community. It provides training in the identification and impact of health problems on people and the effect of efforts to mitigate or eliminate them. The Environmental Health concentration prepares specialists who understand the interrelationships between the environment and human health and serve in positions in government, education, and industry to examine and ameliorate them. It provides training in appropriate technological, economic, policy interventions, monitoring and surveillance activities, and assessment and evaluation strategies. The Health Services Administration concentration prepares individuals for administrative positions in local, state, and federal health agencies and health service provider organizations. It provides training in the organization and delivery of health services, management theory, personnel management, planning, marketing, finance, program administration and evaluation, and health policy. [-]

Public Health

International University Alliance
Campus Part time September 2017 USA Boston

With a degree in public health, you can join the effort to protect the environment, prevent the spread of disease, enhance health and well-being at home and abroad and affect change in policy and law that ensures the rights of all citizens to a healthy world. [+]

Public Health With a degree in public health, you can join the effort to protect the environment, prevent the spread of disease, enhance health and well-being at home and abroad and affect change in policy and law that ensures the rights of all citizens to a healthy world. What to Expect As a public health major, you will develop the specialized knowledge and skills needed to address current and emerging public health issues. You will learn to demonstrate proficient reasoning and critical thinking skills, including the ability to analyze, synthesize and evaluate information to make sound decisions and solve problems as they apply to public health. As a student at our university, you will discover quality learning experiences both in and out of the classroom. You will have the opportunity to participate in undergraduate research led by well-trained, nationally known faculty and staff experts. In fact, the Public Health leads the university in extramural funding per tenure-track faculty and is a major contributor to the university's recognition by the Carnegie Foundation as an institution of both "high community service activity" and "high research activity." Graduate Degrees The School of Public Health offers a graduate-level degree in general public health, primarily for those with a professional doctoral degree or post-baccalaureate health-related experience. Students in the School of Medicine's preventive medicine residency without a prior M.P.H. degree also enroll in this general program to satisfy certain residency accreditation criteria. The Master of Public Health in Physical Activity and Public Health degree is primarily for health professionals who have a career interest in physical activity. The Certificate of Graduate Study in Public Health is designed for those interested in pursuing studies in public health who are currently not planning to obtain a graduate degree in public health. The curriculum of the physical therapy program consists of 124 credit hours of coursework over 3 1/3 years. In other words, students attend three semesters per year (fall, spring and summer), plus one extra fall semester. Following completion of the DPT, students are eligible to sit for the national physical therapy licensure exam. Master of Public Health in General Public Health (M.P.H.) The Master of Public Health in General Public Health provides a systematic approach to acquiring the academic experiences needed to understand and appreciate a broad range of public health concepts, issues and opportunities. [-]

Bologna-compliante Study Program

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences
Campus 5 years October 2017 Austria Krems

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian university to offer a comprehensive medical education which satisfies the objectives of the Bologna process. [+]

Top Part time Masters in Public Health. Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian university to offer a comprehensive medical education which satisfies the objectives of the Bologna process. It consists of two components: The Health Sciences bachelor programme is a foundation for careers in new and emerging areas of the health sciences and a requirement for further study on our Human Medicine master programme. The Human Medicine master programme offers the scientific training required to enter the medical profession and provides the skills needed by independent practitioners. Health Sciences bachelor programme Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian higher education institute to offer interdisciplinary medical degree programmes in line with the requirements of the Bologna model. The Health Sciences bachelor programme gives students the skills they need to enter new, cutting-edge health professions, and lays the foundations for developing medical expertise. The combination of courses in human medicine, biomedical engineering and health economics is designed to produce medical experts with state-of-the-art skills profiles. Thanks to a clearly structured curriculum aimed at nurturing professional qualities, programme graduates will have developed interdisciplinary communication and problem-solving skills, and are also in a position to identify and respond to health-related problems. They are able to work effectively in the highly complex public health sector, skilfully discuss problems and take appropriate responsive action. A fully integrated curriculum geared towards enhancing expertise in a diverse range of subjects gives students the interdisciplinary communication, professional and problem-solving skills they require to address medical, biomedical engineering and health economics issues. The Health Sciences bachelor programme is a prerequisite for entry to, but not a replacement for the Human Medicine master programme, which is designed to build on the knowledge acquired by Health Sciences programme graduates. Assessment At the end of the degree programme, students sit a final examination, and are required to write a bachelor thesis which may be used as the basis for their subsequent master thesis and the related synopsis. The bachelor thesis enables students to enhance and demonstrate their theoretical and methods-based skills in relation to medical practice. Students are also expected to show that they can employ appropriate, systematic approaches to produce an academic paper and present their findings – both orally and in writing – in accordance with academic practice. In addition, the structure of the paper should meet academic standards. Human Medicine master programme The Human Medicine master programme builds on the Health Sciences bachelor degree. Besides offering the scientific training required to enter the medical profession, the programme is geared towards providing the skills needed by independent practitioners. The curriculum also supports development of the core competences of medical experts – professional conduct, interdisciplinary collaboration and communicative abilities – and other key qualities required for a medical career. On completing their degree, graduates receive the academic title of doctor of medicine (Dr.med.univ.). This wide-ranging programme provides students with comprehensive expertise. Courses include a strong practical element and students get to grips with concrete medical issues at an early stage. The emphasis is on health science topics in a range of disciplines. An additional focus on technology and economics means that graduates will have developed strong interdisciplinary communication and problem-solving skills, and excellent clinical abilities. As a result they are ideally placed to assume the responsibilities of decision-makers in an advanced health care system. The programme’s distinctive practical element comes courtesy of our close relations with a network of university hospitals comprising facilities in St Pölten, Krems and Tulln. The Biomedical Engineering, Health Economics/Health Care Management and Applied Clinical Science electives give prospective physicians the opportunity to carry out specialist research into these topics during their degree. Assessment At the end of the programme, students are required to write a master thesis. They begin working towards the thesis in the first semester, when they present a synopsis of a study project. Students obtain specific methodological expertise during elective courses, and use this know-how to draft a study protocol which serves as the basis for their master thesis. The electives, which students select from a range of modules, lay the groundwork for the master thesis. The elective subjects are: - Biomedical Engineering - Health Economics/Health Care Management - Applied Clinical Science Master thesis supervisors, in consultation with the degree programme director, may require students to attend a voluntary elective with a workload of 10 ECTS credits, if this is essential for meeting the methods-based and content-related requirements of the master thesis project. Students may also choose to take voluntary electives (especially in the Biomedical Technology elective) subject to the approval of their thesis supervisor and the degree programme director. [-]

Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)

New York Medical College
Campus September 2017 USA Westchester

In the area of Public Health, the School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP) offers the following degrees: [+]

In the area of Public Health, the School of Health Sciences and Practice (SHSP) offers the following degrees: Behavioral Sciences and Health Promotion Environmental Health Science Epidemiology Health Policy and Management One Year Accelerated M.P.H. Program Curriculum All degree students, except those in the Physical Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology programs, must successfully complete several required core public health courses. Upon graduation, a student with an M.P.H. degree, regardless of program, must satisfy the core competencies also listed below. The core course requirements for the M.P.H. degree are: Health Care in the United States (3 credits) Introduction to Biostatistics (3 credits) Introduction to Epidemiology (3 credits) Environmental Influences on Human Health (3 credits) Behavioral and Social Factors in Public Health (3 credits) Practicum (1 credit) Thesis or Capstone: on-campus students only (3 credits) Culminating Experience Comprehensive Exam: distance education students only (0 credits – fee equivalent to cost of 1 credit) A student who completes master’s degree requirements later than the fourth anniversary of the semester of entry into the School of Health Sciences and Practice may also be required to pass a comprehensive written examination in addition to any culminating experience as part of the requirements for the degree. Core M.P.H. Courses HPM 5001 Health Care in the United States BIOST 5001 Introduction to Biostatistics EPI 5002 Introduction to Epidemiology ENV 5001 Environmental Influences on Human Health BSHP 5001 Behavioral and Social Factors in Public Health Thesis (Catalog Number by Department) It is expected that the thesis will include some independent research and integration of skills acquired by the student through coursework. The thesis includes formulation of research questions, methods to carry out the inquiry and presentation of results of the research. Some theses may require approval of the University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) prior to initiation of any thesis work. The student should work through the department chair/program advisor to determine if their thesis will require IRB review. The student must maintain regular contact with the Program and Thesis Advisors during the thesis work. Capstone (Culminating Experience for On-Campus Students – Catalog Number by Department). The capstone is a culminating experience designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of knowledge and skills they have acquired through their Masters in Public Health (MPH) education. Students work cooperatively in groups on real-time public health issues appropriately applying, theory, methods and tools learned in the MPH program. CORE 7098 Comprehensive Examination (Distance Education Students Only) COREHS 7099 Practicum Core M.P.H. Competencies Upon graduation, a student with an MPH degree, regardless of program, should be able to manifest the following core (C) competencies: Behavioral and Social Sciences (Behavioral Sciences and Health Promotion) BSHP C1 -Identify basic theories, concepts and models from a range of social and behavioral disciplines that are used in public health research and practice. BSHP C2 -Identify the causes of social and behavioral factors that affect the health of individuals and populations. BSHP C3 -Describe the steps and procedures for the planning, implementation and evaluation of public health programs, policies and interventions. BSHP C4 -Apply evidence-based approaches in the development and evaluation of social and behavioral science interventions. Biostatistics BIOST C1 -Describe the roles biostatistics serves in the discipline of public health. BIOST C2 -Describe basic concepts of probability, random variation and commonly used statistical probability distributions. BIOST C3 -Distinguish among the different measurement scales and the implications for selection of statistical methods to be used based on these distinctions. BIOST C4 -Apply descriptive techniques commonly used to summarize public health data. BIOST C5 -Apply common statistical methods for inference. BIOST C6 -Apply descriptive and inferential methodologies according to the type of study design for answering a particular research question. BIOST C7 -Apply appropriate computer technology to characterize and analyze public health data. BIOST C8 -Interpret results of statistical analyses found in public health studies. Environmental Health Science ENV C1 -Describe the direct and indirect human ecological and safety effects of major environmental and occupational agents. ENV C2 -Describe federal and state regulatory guidelines and authorities that control environmental health issues. ENV C3 -Specify current environmental risk assessment methods. ENV C4 -Specify approaches for assessing, preventing, and controlling environmental hazards that pose risks to human health and safety. Epidemiology EPI C1 -Identify key sources of data for epidemiologic purposes. EPI C2 -Identify the principles and limitations of public health screening programs. EPI C3 -Describe a public health problem in terms of magnitude, person, time and place. EPI C4 -Explain the importance of epidemiology for informing scientific, ethical, economic and political discussion of health issues. EPI C5 -Comprehend basic ethical and legal principles pertaining to the collection, maintenance, use and dissemination of epidemiologic data. EPI C6 -Apply the basic terminology and definitions of epidemiology. EPI C7 -Draw appropriate inferences from epidemiologic data. EPI C8 -Evaluate the strengths and limitations of epidemiologic reports. Health Services Administration (Health Policy and Management) HPM C1 -Identify the main components of the development, organization, and financing of healthcare services and public health systems in the United States. HPM C2 -Recognize the legal and ethical bases for public health and healthcare policies and procedures. HPM C3 – Identify planning methods for public health emergencies. HPM C4 -Outline the policy process for improving the health status of populations. HPM C5 -Describe the principles of community-based needs assessment and the development of programs to address those needs. HPM C6 -Outline quality and performance improvement concepts to address organizational performance issues. Behavioral Sciences and Health Promotion Changing Behavior to Create Better Health The most serious health problems in the U.S. today – heart disease, diabetes, cancer, stroke, and obesity – have substantial behavioral and social components. This program will give you a clear understanding of the role of behavior and social influences in illness and health, and the skills necessary to develop effective public health intervention strategies to reduce risk and promote health. You will learn how to help individuals and communities change behavior and improve their environment for a healthier lifestyle. You will learn techniques for behavior change—health promotion, health education, community needs assessments, and the development and evaluation of intervention programs, with sensitivity to cultural factors. You will develop the ability to examine and propose research focused on the behavioral, social, and cultural influences that impact the health of individuals, communities and populations. You will receive the necessary foundation for a career as a health educator, program coordinator, research associate, and program evaluator/researcher in a variety of settings, including public health agencies, private non-profit and advocacy organizations, and other health-related organizations. You will acquire skills appropriate for pursuing doctoral study in public health, especially in the area of social and behavioral sciences. Epidemiology Understanding the Cause, Analyzing the Spread, and Preventing Disease Epidemiology is the basic science of disease recognition, characterization and prevention. The application of epidemiologic tools and principles is increasingly important not only to public health but also in clinical practice. What causes disease? How is it distributed in the population? What are the determinants of disease and what makes certain individuals more susceptible to disease than others? And what can we do to protect more people and more communities from disease and death? Often called “the cornerstone” of public health, epidemiology studies these questions to understand disease processes and apply that information to develop and evaluate protection and control measures. In the M.P.H. in Epidemiology, you will study trends, patterns, and causes related to disease in populations. You will learn to create and interpret complex statistical models to understand risk factors for and solutions to diseases that affect public health. You will be trained to effectively communicate such research and findings to lay and professional audiences. The M.P.H. degree in Epidemiology provides students with the knowledge and quantitative skills necessary to participate in the areas of medical, clinical, and public health research. Successful completion of this program will qualify you for careers with health care providers, local and state health departments, federal agencies and the pharmaceutical industry. Environmental Health Science Explore the Interaction between Health and the Environment Our environment has a major impact on our health. We depend on clean air, clean water and a safe food supply to sustain ourselves and our communities. Agriculture, transportation, construction, energy production and use, and manufacturing all have a significant impact on the environment. And all of these industries introduce situations and questions that require the expertise of trained professionals. This program provides the conceptual framework and practical tools to recognize and address environmental hazards. You will learn to address issues of air and water quality as well as solid waste and environmental and industrial toxicology. In addition to being first-rate teachers, our faculty are all active practitioners and researchers; are all practicing toxicologists actively involved in many important and timely research projects. You will learn analytical and problem-solving skills as well as how to communicate with technical experts and their non-technical constituents. Environmental health professionals typically hold positions in industry, in compliance programs or as health safety officers; in consulting firms performing environmental monitoring or audits; in not-for-profit organizations as researchers and/or advocates; or in government in the areas of inspections and permits, water quality, food, sanitation, or air quality. The Department of Environmental Health Science offers the MPH degree and a graduate certificate in Industrial Hygiene. Health Policy and Management Inform Policy and Improve the Business of Health Care Health policy and management concerns the delivery, quality, and costs of health care for individuals and populations. M.P.H. students who concentrate in health policy and management are trained in the complex structures of health care delivery in the U.S., legal and ethical foundations of health care, and the policy processes designed to improve health care access among diverse populations. You will graduate with an understanding of the business, program, planning, delivery and policy areas of healthcare. Faculty members are experienced health care leaders, executives, researchers, planners, consultants, physicians, nurses , lawyers and other professionals who have held leadership positions in health and health-related enterprises and government. The program prepares students for careers in health care systems, managed care organizations, public health departments, consulting firms, pharmaceutical companies, and federal, state and local government agencies. One Year Accelerated M.P.H. Programs The School of Health Sciences and Practice offers two, accelerated programs. Accelerated M.P.H. Behavioral Sciences and Health Promotion Accelerated M.P.H. Health Policy and Management [-]

Master of Public Health

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Part time 1.5 - 3 years January 2017 Australia Sydney

Public health refers to organised efforts to prevent disease, promote health and reduce health inequalities in entire populations. A postgraduate public health degree is recognised worldwide as being invaluable for a career in public health. The Master of Public Health is intended for both non-medical and medically qualified students interested in a career in public or global health, research or practice. Through this course, students acquire skills in planning, implementation and evaluation of public health programs. [+]

The Master of Public Health offers flexibility, with a wide range of electives, providing the opportunity to specialise in a particular field of public health. UTS utilises a combination of face-to-face teaching, including block days, and online educational delivery. Academic staff are highly experienced clinicians and researchers, and recognised as leaders in their chosen fields of public health.

Upon completion of the course, graduates have an internationally recognised qualification. They have developed skills and acquired knowledge essential for the modern public health professional. Specifically, the course covers topics including: global public health communicable and infectious diseases health promotion health education reproductive and sexual health Indigenous health health policy management in healthcare primary healthcare health research methods epidemiology biostatistics health economics. ... [-]


Master In Humanization And Wellness In Health Care

Grupo Tiradentes
Campus 360 hours March 2017 Brazil Aracaju

strengthening networking and team of teachers trained by professionals with academic experience and practice in the health care area. [+]

Differentials Course strengthening networking and team of teachers trained by professionals with academic experience and practice in the health care area; Coordinator dedicated to the course, with training and experience in the field of aesthetics; complete class laboratories; Calendar of early classes; practical application of content with patient care; Replacement of intelligent modules, to ensure our students completing the course; Material classes with anticipated delivery; Facipe Careers - Employability Center that helps our students on placement in the labor market; Facipe languages ​​- English lessons with promotional price for FACIPE students. Goals Understanding the physiology and pathophysiology of cutaneous system, lymphatic and genital man and woman; Knowing methods to evaluate and diagnose disorders related to male and female audience and offer wellness and health promotion techniques; Identify key electrotherapic resources that can be applied and bring benefits to health and well being; Prepare professionals to work in the health care of the individual, developing professional skills in reparative and pathological surgical procedures. Improve the training of professional level of expertise, to work in teams and health services, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary action TARGET AUDIENCE Nurses, beauticians, physiotherapists, Biomedical. METHODOLOGY lectures; seminars; Case Study; group work; practical classes in the laboratory, experience with patient care, visits and calls to patients. All modules will be available in a virtual environment the course material for students to contemplate a pre-class, with the exception of the training modules and research methodology that will be 100% attendance. The subjects with a workload of 22 hours teaching will follow 4h 30min on the virtual platform AVA, which will be available materials for reading and study conducted in PRE SCHOOL format. [-]

Master of Public Health

Missouri State University
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 - 8 years September 2017 USA Springfield

The MPH program at MSU offers a generalist degree in public health, the practice of ensuring the health of populations. [+]

Top Part time Masters in Public Health. Master of Public Health The MPH program at MSU offers a generalist degree in public health, the practice of ensuring the health of populations. Graduates with a MPH often work in governmental organizations performing a variety of tasks, from disease outbreak investigations to food safety inspections. Graduates may also work for international organizations, perhaps providing essential health services for displaced populations. Graduates may also be involved in the healthcare industry, helping to plan for population level heath care. Some students come to the MPH program directly from their baccalaureates; others come after years of experience in the healthcare or other fields. The breadth of the public health field allows students to come from a wide variety of educations and experience, including psychology, business, biology, chemistry and others. The MPH degree at MSU is a non-thesis master's degree in which almost all of the course work can be completed through a combination of online, weekend executive style, and evening classes. We also offer an accelerated program for students at MSU and Drury University in which up to 12 hours of graduate course work can be counted toward both the bachelor's and the master's degree. At the end of the program, a field experience internship consisting of 200 or 400 clock-hours working with a public health agency. The Master of Public Health program at Missouri State focuses on the five core areas essential to the practice of public health: Biostatistics Health services administration Epidemiology Social and behavioral sciences Environmental health sciences [-]