Master Degree in North America

Top Master Degrees in Health 2017 in North America

A master’s degree is an advanced study program that can be completed in about two years, provided students have already earned a bachelor’s degree in a similar area. Students can choose to earn a Master of Arts, an MSc, or an MBA, depending on their current and future goals.

From indigenous civilizations to modern day empires, North America has plenty of hands-on educational opportunities to offer scholars. Filled with a range of distinct cultures, students can educate themselves in well-rounded way.

Top Master in Health in North America 2017

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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 Masters in North America 2017. 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. [-]

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 2017 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. [+]

Top Masters in North America 2017. 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... [-]

Master in Public Health (MPH)

Ponce Health Sciences University
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Puerto Rico Ponce

The MPH is a multidisciplinary program which by incorporating education, research and community service, works to develop the skills a public health professional requires for the protection of health as well as disease prevention in the individual and the community. [+]

The MPH is a multidisciplinary program which by incorporating education, research and community service, works to develop the skills a public health professional requires for the protection of health as well as disease prevention in the individual and the community. The MPH is a multi-disciplinary program that provides education, research and community service to develop skills of ethical and competent public health practitioners and researchers, who will excel in disease prevention, health promotion and health protection in the local and global communities. The two-year 55-credit program is offered during the evenings (Mondays to Thursdays) in trimester format under the following specialties: Curriculum PHSU: PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM -MPH ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PHSU: PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM -MPH EPIDEMIOLOGY PHSU: PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM -MPH GENERAL Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree from a college level institution accredited by the PR Council of Education or by a US Department of Education recognized accrediting organization including the following courses: Course Credits General Sciences 6 Social Sciences 6 Behavioral Sciences 3 College Mathematics 3 Minimum GPA of 2.50, however our classes average is 3.2 (on a four-point scale) EXADEP, GRE or MCAT examinations (no more than five years old) Submit the following documents: Official transcript from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended. Official GRE, EXADEP or MCAT scores (if the candidate does not hold a health professional degree). Three letters of recommendation written by professors or individuals familiar with the applicant’s professional work and skills using the format provided with the application form. Certificate of No Penal Record Application... [-]

MA in Integrative Health Studies

California Institute of Integral Studies
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 5  September 2017 USA San Francisco + 1 more

This award-winning, 40-credit program is the first in the nation to prepare master's level leaders in the expanding fields of integrative health and wellness coaching. [+]

Top Masters in North America 2017. MA in Integrative Health Studies This award-winning, 40-credit program is the first in the nation to prepare master's level leaders in the expanding fields of integrative health and wellness coaching. The curriculum offers in-depth study in the intersecting fields that are transforming health care from its current, ongoing crisis to one that emphasizing the use of preventive strategies in wellness and health promotion. Integrative health is an individualized, client-centered approach to wellness, combining a whole person model with evidence-based strategies and practices. Students learn how to assist others in setting and achieving health goals by employing integrative tools such as meditation, breath work, yoga, guided imagery, mind-body techniques, whole foods nutrition, exercise and movement, stress management, sound healing, and personal health planning. Students learn how to help others reduce disease risk by changing lifestyle behaviors. Students also learn to be social advocates for social change, since environmental and social factors are determinants of health. ADMISSION TO THE PROGRAM California Institute of Integral Studies actively seeks a diverse student body, one whose varied backgrounds, experiences, and interests help cultivate a rich and rewarding educational experience for all. Decisions regarding admission are based on consideration of the applicant's potential for success in the chosen field of study based upon past academic/professional achievement, maturity, and motivation for educational and personal development; and the congruence of the applicant's interests with the philosophy and purpose of the program and Institute. Applicants should have a demonstrated capacity to learn and... [-]

Master of Public Health – Health Promotion

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University’s Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Promotion will enrich your understanding and enhance your credentials as you gain a level of expertise regarding solutions to healthcare, disease prevention, and nutrition. [+]

Liberty University’s Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Promotion will enrich your understanding and enhance your credentials as you gain a level of expertise regarding solutions to healthcare, disease prevention, and nutrition. Master skills pertinent to a growing career field. Whether your interest is career advancement, education, or impacting society, you will achieve a rich understanding of how to manage and educate others regarding the importance of health and wellness that will influence the health of individuals, communities, school, workplaces, and more. As you create opportunities to further your career, including those in the mission field, as you establish a potential platform to enter closed countries. Courses will prepare you to serve effectively as a public health expert in the modern world, integrating faith with learning in a professional atmosphere. Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

MPS in Healthcare Interior Design

New York School of Interior Design
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Upper East Side

The program prepares students to be healthcare specialist designers, facilities planners in healthcare institutions, researchers supporting architectural teams, and design managers and administrators in patient satisfaction. [+]

Top Masters in North America 2017. The healthcare industry is rapidly expanding to accommodate the growing needs of the aging baby boom generation and the global population explosion. In response, NYSID has created an innovative, interdisciplinary program that provides practicing designers and healthcare professionals an opportunity to work together and to acquire a broad knowledge of current issues, research, and theory in the design of healthcare interiors and apply it in focused studio experiences. Courses include knowledge in research methods, history and theory of healthcare, environmental and behavioral studies, and applied design. Green design and lighting research related to health, productivity, and precision are integral parts of the course of study. The program is designed for students of varied backgrounds who understand that in the healthcare field, business and design are inextricably intertwined. The program prepares students to be healthcare specialist designers, facilities planners in healthcare institutions, researchers supporting architectural teams, and design managers and administrators in patient satisfaction. Note: completion of this program does not lead to licensure in architecture or interior design. The program can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis All classes are in the evenings and on weekends. The program is offered onsite and online (live classes delivered via videoconferencing at set class times) Portfolio is required for those with a design background; optional for those with an extensive background in healthcare MPS-H Curriculum (30 Credits — based on full-time study) First Semester — 12 Credits 710 Survey of Healthcare Environments (3) 711 Introduction... [-]

Master of Healthcare Services Management

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Newmarket

Healthcare services management is a growing and changing space with an increased demand for healthcare managers who can improve business and clinical outcomes. And, as healthcare reform laws through the Affordable Care Act continue to change industry standards and operations, the need becomes even greater. [+]

Healthcare services management is a growing and changing space with an increased demand for healthcare managers who can improve business and clinical outcomes. And, as healthcare reform laws through the Affordable Care Act continue to change industry standards and operations, the need becomes even greater. Rutgers Business School’s Master of Science in Healthcare Services Management (MHSM) will give you the tools, insight and expertise you need to be a successful operational leader in the healthcare provider space. A multidisciplinary and innovative program, the MHSM offers a customized, business-oriented and practice-based MBA curriculum applied to the healthcare services sector. Our program is designed to hone leadership and develop a data-driven process orientation, helping provider managers improve quality, reduce costs and increase patient satisfaction. At just 36 credits, this flexible, hybrid program can be tailored to fit your busy schedule and can be fast-tracked and completed in one year. Practice-based capstone projects give you practical experience to apply what you’ve learned in classes taught by elite healthcare and management scholars—all in one of the most health-services-dense areas in the United States. Whether you have transitioned from a clinical care practitioner into management or consulting, or seek to do so, our program will empower you to become a confident, strategic leader in hospitals or provider organizations and their extended supply chains. [-]

Master's Degree Behavioral Health (MSBH)

University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 USA San Francisco

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. [+]

Top Masters in North America 2017. 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. What is Behavioral Health? Some use the term "behavioral health" to refer strictly to mental health care or substance abuse counseling. At USF we think of behavioral health more broadly. In our MSBH program, behavioral health involves analyzing and understanding how human behavior is influenced by social, physical and mental factors and how human behavior, in turn, impacts physical well-being, empowerment, and engagement in all aspects of care. Why Should You Study Behavioral Health at USF? Our program director, students, and School of Nursing and Health Professions administration share why USF is the right choice for behavioral health studies in our evolving health care environment. Program Details A full-time student can complete the MSBH program in 12 months (three consecutive semesters). The curriculum pattern... [-]

Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

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

Gain insight into the laws, regulations, court decisions, and health policies that impact service providers through Walden’s Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) program. Learn the core [+]

Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.)

Gain insight into the laws, regulations, court decisions, and health policies that impact service providers through Walden’s Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) program. Learn the core competencies and best practices of the profession, including financial management, strategic planning, and economic analysis. Build a solid foundation in healthcare management through our high-quality, relevant curriculum developed in collaboration with leading healthcare experts.

Get the high-level skills you need to pursue leadership roles in multiple areas of healthcare with Walden’s M.H.A. General Program. Whether you’re interested in financial management or strategic planning, this program can prepare you with the credentials and insights to take your career to the next level.... [-]


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

New York Medical College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Westchester

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

Top Masters in North America 2017. 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... [-]

Master of Acupuncture (MAc)

Five Branches University
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA Santa Cruz San Jose

The MAc program is designed for students who wish to develop a practice emphasizing acupuncture and especially for those interested in implementing the fast growing community clinic model. The program includes instruction on how to establish and manage a community acupuncture clinic. [+]

The Master of Acupuncture (MAc) program is specifically designed for the following individuals: Students who wish to practice outside California Students interested in developing a practice emphasizing acupuncture, including MDs and other licensed Western medical practitioners authorized to use acupuncture needles in the State of California. The MAc program is offered in English only at our Santa Cruz and San Jose campuses. The program includes both academic and clinical training, with a focus on practicing acupuncture in an integrative medical environment. If you plan to practice in California, and are not an MD or licensed Western medical practitioner, you will need to complete the MTCM program which includes both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine studies. Community Acupuncture Clinic The MAc program is designed for students who wish to develop a practice emphasizing acupuncture and especially for those interested in implementing the fast growing community clinic model. The program includes instruction on how to establish and manage a community acupuncture clinic. Program Overview The Master of Acupuncture program is a three-year professional degree program consisting of 2256 hours and a total of 119.25 units. The curriculum is taught on a semester basis with clinical training and other designated courses continuing during the summer term. Taught by highly accomplished faculty in TCM education, the curriculum is offered through the following eight academic and clinical departments: TCM Theory TCM Acupuncture TCM Herbology TCM Clinical Medicine TCM Clinical Training Western Medicine Complementary Studies Review and Assessment MAc Educational Objectives The educational objectives of the... [-]

Master of Health Leadership & Policy in Seniors Care

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Canada Vancouver

The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) in Seniors Care is an intensive one-year degree program that equips you with the skills needed to improve patient outcomes and help create the future of Seniors health care. [+]

Top Masters in North America 2017. The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) in Seniors Care is an intensive one-year degree program that equips you with the skills needed to improve patient outcomes and help create the future of Seniors health care. There is a growing need for professionals able to lead, design and deliver comprehensive care and services for Seniors. Graduates of this program will combine in-depth technical knowledge with practical, hands-on leadership skills, making them highly sought after service providers and leaders. Watch this video and learn more about this unique technical management program from our students and professors. Propel Your Career Forward This unique master’s degree program will: immerse you in best practices in Seniors Care as you explore the development of care strategies, use conceptual and analytical tools, and examine strategies for leading operations and maintaining quality; broaden your sector-relevant skills through a project-based curriculum that covers all stages of the industry value chain; provide a dynamic learning environment that follows a project-based curriculum; offer opportunities for you to collaborate with world-renowned faculty from the UBC School of Nursing and local leaders in public and private sector practice sites; and help you advance your career by balancing technical learning with in-depth leadership courses on project management, business and communication. Eligibility Requirements You are eligible for this program if you meet the MHLP admission requirements and you have: an undergraduate degree in nursing, social work, dietetics, occupational or physical therapy, or another related field; and three... [-]

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... [-]

Nursing

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The College of Nursing offers online master's, post-master's certificate and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs, including an MSN in Nursing Administration program. [+]

Top Masters in North America 2017. Nursing Graduate Programs The College of Nursing offers online master's, post-master's certificate and the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs, including an MSN in Nursing Administration program. The PhD program is designed for small cohorts (7-10 students each year) with flexible scheduling and tuition support. Specific programs prepare nurses for roles as advanced practice nurses, nurse leaders and executives and nurse scientists. Master's Programs The College of Nursing offers graduate programs in the following advance practice nursing and leadership specialties: Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Family (PMHNP-Family) Nursing Administration - Organizational Leadership Master's programs are offered online, with students in advance practice program specialties required to come to campus a minimum of twice a semester. The master's degree in nursing and post-graduate APRN certificate are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation). All programs provide eligibility to apply for national certification exams such as FNP, AGACNP, PMHNP-Family or in Nursing Administration. Plans of Study The Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program prepares the nurse to provide health care services to acutely ill adults and gerontology patients with complex health problems. The Family Nurse Practitioner program prepares the nurse to provide primary health care across the lifespan. The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Family program prepares the nurse to provide psychiatric mental health services to clients/patients across the lifespan in various settings. The Organizational Leadership program prepares nurses to... [-]