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Choosing to extend an education past the undergraduate level can open up countless doors for those new to the work force. Graduate-level degrees are generally looked on as a great achievement and reflect a capacity for hard work and dedication. These can take anywhere from one to five years to complete, depending on the speed of completion and intensity of the program.

What is a master’s degree? This degree is an advanced degree obtained after receiving a bachelor’s degree in either the arts or sciences. It is intended to demonstrate an individual’s mastery of a certain subject and their ability to think analytically and solve problems relating to their topic of expertise. These degrees provide the foundation and training to seamlessly transition from a university setting into the workforce.

This degree type can mean a difference of several thousands of dollars in terms of starting pay at the beginning of a career. In a competitive job force, a higher degree puts individuals a step ahead of other applicants.

The cost of earning a master’s degree is highly dependent on the specific program and its location. It is important to be familiar with the financial implications of seeking a higher degree. Simple online research will usually answer any questions relating to costs to your university.

A master’s degree can put your foot in the door for careers that can be unattainable without an advanced degree, such as professor, engineer and more. It is common to start at a higher pay grade, be promoted at a quicker pace and enter a career with a better benefits package with a master’s degree. There are many fields in which this applies, and a master’s degree can be obtained in almost any subject in which you can receive a bachelor’s degree.

Certain universities even offer online programs for advanced degrees. 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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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. [+]

Master Degree 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 of Public Health (MPH)

University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

Equip yourself with the knowledge, skills and insights to shape public health and make a difference in your community wherever you are in the world. The fully online MPH provides an international and integrated approach, developing your knowledge [+]

Equip yourself with the knowledge, skills and insights to shape public health and make a difference in your community wherever you are in the world. The fully online MPH provides an international and integrated approach, developing your knowledge in all the main disciplines of public health. The programme equips you with practical knowledge, problem solving and research skills enabling you to respond to health inequalities and manage and evaluate public health programmes in complex multicultural environments. The APHEA-accredited MPH helps prepare you to take on senior positions within public, NGO and international settings. [-]

Online Master of Public Health

University College Cork Online
Online Full time 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. [+]

Master Degree 2017. 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 [-]

Master in E-Health Management

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Full time 9 months March 2017 Italy Rome

Under the patronage of SIT – the Italian Society of Telemedicine - The Rome Business School’s Master’s Degree Course in e-Health Management has been designed to supply training on organizational processes and technologies aimed at the proper introduction and management of ICT solutions and Telemedicine in Health Systems. [+]

Under the patronage of SIT – the Italian Society of Telemedicine - The Rome Business School’s Master’s Degree Course in e-Health Management has been designed to supply training on organizational processes and technologies aimed at the proper introduction and management of ICT solutions and Telemedicine in Health Systems. E-Health is the combined use of information technology and electronic communication, especially the internet, in the health sector, for clinical, educational and administrative purposes; both on-site and at distance (in which case it is called Telemedicine). E-Health is not only a technical development, but also represents a way of thinking, a commitment, an organizational approach to improve health care locally or regionally by using the new opportunities presented by Information and Communication Technology. Training Objectives On completion of the training course, attendees will: - understand e-Health and Telemedicine terminologies and their areas of application - be aware of the most widespread and innovative technology platforms and solutions available - possess the skills to evaluate and choose the best e-Health projects and solutions - be able to manage the organizational aspects stemming from the introduction of e-Health in an Institution, a Region, or a Country - be able to apply the knowledge of the best-in-class European e-Health projects to the domestic contexts - be e-Health evangelists. Course Contents - Introduction, Terms and General Concepts - Health Technology Assessment - Electronic Medical Records - National Electronic Health Records - Chronic Disease Management - EMR for Primary Care - Clinical Decision Support Systems - UK WSD “The Largest Randomised Control Trial of Telehealth and Telecare in the World” - Better Health Through IT - Standards and Interoperability - Telemedicine: areas of use and technologies - Introducing e-Health in Hospital environments - Economics of e-Health - Healthcare reform: changing the healthcare models in Europe - ESA activities in Telemedicine: space technology for downstream eHealth applications - E-Health experiences in the Italian regions - E-Health in Hospitals - Telemedicine for local organizations - Telemedicine for developing Countries - Public-Private Partnerships - Designing of e-health projects - European Structural Funding for e-Health management Fees The participation fee for the Master’s Degree in E-Health Management is € 3.500,00. The course is structured in: - 20 two hour seminars and - a final project work. Attendance formulas This course may be attended in the following formulas: - on campus, at the Rome Business School Rome headquarters. - distance learning, through a cutting edge e-learning platform with live lectures and a great teacher-student interaction. [-]

Master in Gerontological Sciences

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Belgium Brussels

The advanced master’s programme in Gerontological Sciences provides students with the necessary knowledge, insight and methodologies to critically answer the various bio-medical, psychological, socio-economic and health policy-related questions concerning ever ageing societies. [+]

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The Master in Gerontological Sciences offers a broad spectrum of scientific aspects, in a multidisciplinary approach, that is essential to understand the field of Gerontology. The program focuses on the classically recognised three pillars of this field: The bio-medical basis underlying the ageing process The psychological aspects of ageing and of the elderly person The socio-economic and health policy aspects

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in a study field related to the programme content. ... [-]


Master in Industrial Hygiene

University of Central Missouri
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Warrensburg

This degree is offered to prepare students to assist management in the effective use of resources for the development, implementation and assessment of a comprehensive safety and health programs in a variety of industrial settings. [+]

This degree is offered to prepare students to assist management in the effective use of resources for the development, implementation and assessment of a comprehensive safety and health programs in a variety of industrial settings. A graduate student of the Industrial Hygieneprogram has the opportunity to: Gain hands-on experience in the field and through class projects. Recognize the importance of contemporary, global and societal issues as they relate to the practice of occupational safety and health. Demonstrate knowledge of professional integrity and ethical standards. Develop a passion for life-long learning in safety specific competencies. Students seeking admission* to this program must have: A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0. Course work must include one year of chemistry (including organic), one year of biology (including mammalian or human physiology), one year of math (including statistics) and one semester of physics that includes a lab. Completed the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Submit a three-to-five page essay that demonstrates writing skills and relates proposed graduate education to professional goals. Application for admission will not be considered by the department prior to receipt of the GRE score and required essay *The department will consider applicants that do not meet all of the above criteria on a case-by-case basis. [-]

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. [+]

Master Degree 2017. 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. [-]

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. [+]

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 Early Stimulation

Universidad Santa Paula
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Costa Rica San José

Professional entering the master is aware of being fully responsible in the construction of their own knowledge, so take the time to study, practice and research of the topics covered in class. [+]

Master Degree 2017. Student profile Professional entering the master is aware of being fully responsible in the construction of their own knowledge, so take the time to study, practice and research of the topics covered in class. It is important that you have a high level of creativity and innovation, also with important skills of interaction with other people, especially minors. But primarily it is committed to fully meeting schedules materials, rotations, practical processes and workshops, in a timely and consistent. And with the fulfillment of due process and the rule of graduate of the University Santa Paula. You should be able to make a critical reading of the various proposals on early stimulation, paradigmatic form criteria for differentiating positions and become aware of how important are their individual actions for Costa Rican society. Finally his act must be permanently governed by the fulfillment of Human Rights and the Rights of Children. Especially in his practice must be based on ethical and moral values ​​that promote the integral development of the person and the welfare of society. GOALS Purpose This postgraduate course aims to create in Costa Rica spaces specialized vocational training in an area of ​​high demand such as early stimulation for professionals in related to health, education and development of children under 6 areas, taking into account the recent emergence of knowledge provided by the development of new technology that allows access to training development and functioning human brain at an early age. Seeks to open spaces for training and training and reviewing many of the points where traditional knowledge of care for children from 0 to 6 years were based; the concept of human being, explanatory models and therefore the actions of intervention in the early years of life. All this in order that the population at early ages and their families have access to quality early stimulation, provided by trained professionals trained to use it. General and specific objectives. General objectives Train competent professionals in the field of early stimulation involving appropriate and timely manner in the maximum enhancement of the physical, psychological and social potential of every child (a) with or without a history of neurological risk or alterations in their overall development. Promote the reduction of health, education and social impact, which represents neurological damage, emotional deficiencies and other shortcomings in the overall development in the population of children under 6 years. Specific objectives 1. Create, plan, organize and guide services Early Stimulation national and international, governmental and non-governmental level. 2. Apply different methods and techniques of early stimulation in order to promote the comprehensive development of children zero to six years. 3. Using methods, techniques and updated technologies that support work on early stimulation. 4. Promote the scientific development of early stimulation through research. 5. Develop teaching aimed at the community, families and other professionals and students in the area of ​​early stimulation. 6. Demonstrate high ethical and moral values ​​in the performance of their profession. 7. Advise society groups interested in working with children (as) from zero to six years in the early stimulation. [-]

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. [+]

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 work both independently and collaboratively. This two-year, nonclinical program attracts passionate people who have a clear commitment to bridging Western biomedicine and Eastern alternative/complementary approaches to treatment. Your work in this program combines intellectually rigorous courses with applied learning through internships and embodied practice. In addition to developing theoretical knowledge, you acquire practical skills, including a special focus on integrative wellness coaching. Graduates work in private practice, hospitals and clinics, wellness programs, and international nongovernmental organizations. [-]

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. [+]

Master Degree 2017. "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 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 of Acupuncture (MAc)

Five Branches University
Campus Full time September 2017 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. [+]

Master Degree 2017. 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 MAc program provide guidelines for the development of the curriculum, assessment of the program’s quality and success, and the measurement of the achievements of our graduates. Upon completion of the program our graduates will be: Highly skilled clinical acupuncturists who assist in the prevention and treatment of disease and effectively diagnose, prescribe and provide medical treatment within the parameters of Traditional Chinese Medicine and integrative medicine Primary healthcare providers with thorough knowledge and skills of the four branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture, Tuina Massage, Energetics, Chinese Dietary Medicine) and the integrative components of Western medicine Competent in the assessment of patients and qualified to recognize medical conditions which require referrals of patients to other healthcare providers Qualified healthcare providers who understand the importance of adhering to universal and professional medical ethics, and the social responsibilities of providing primary healthcare to the public Capable of achieving high passing scores on the national certification exams required to become a licensed acupuncturist Successful in establishing and managing a private practice or working as an integral part of a professional team of healthcare providers. The MAc program meets the accreditation requirements of the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM). The Master of Acupuncture (MAc) Degree is awarded to students who complete the entire MAc program in good academic standing and with no outstanding financial obligations to the University. The MAc degree fulfills the requirements you need to sit for the National Acupuncture Certification Exam. [-]

Master Scientific Illustration

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years September 2017 Netherlands Maastricht + 1 more

In this international study programme you will learn to make accurate visualisations of topics from the clinical, medical and biological domain. [+]

Master Scientific Illustration In this international study programme you will learn to make accurate visualisations of topics from the clinical, medical and biological domain. You will get the skills to use a wide range of traditional and digital visualisation techniques. Unique in Europe! Unique in Europe! One image tells more than a thousand words It is not surprising that in biomedical sciences traditionally illustrations are created to enable communication between scientist and author, teacher and student, or physician and patient. Art and science come together in scientific illustration. Your future expertise When you graduate, you are a specialist who makes accurate visualisations of topics from the clinical, medical and biological domain. You have the skills to use a wide range of traditional and digital visualisation techniques. Best of two top universities The Master Scientific Illustration is an international study programme in which you will meet students from European countries and beyond. Unique in Europe. It is cooperation between the Faculty of Arts at Zuyd University of Applied Science in Maastricht and the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences at Maastricht University. Language English/Dutch. The lecturers also speak German. Study load Normally you will study and work at the university for about 20 hours a week. In addition you will have to study at home for about 20 hours a week. Credits The programme comprises 120 European Credits in total. Duration Full-time for the duration of two academic years, or part-time for the duration of four academic years, from September till July. For whom is this master interesting? If you have a Bachelor's degree, a strong motivation, proofable talent in drawing and a proufound research attitude, please apply for one of the few student places. Find more information about registration and admission. The teaching programme Training in technical skills Your training has a strong emphasis on the application of conventional imaging techniques in conjunction with photography, video and computer techniques for accurate two-dimensional display of three-dimensional structures. Additional training in digital three-dimensional reconstruction and modelling is given in workshops. You acquire a broad theoretical basis as well as practical experience in working with medical techniques such as dissection, processing of microscopic and macroscopic serial sections and working with medical imaging techniques such as Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Becoming a scientific storyteller To be able to create a scientifically correct image, you must not only be a good craftsman, but also an outstanding 'storyteller' and communicator. You must be capable of communicating with specialists from different scientific fields, understanding the scientific problem and then be able to convert it into visualisation for a specific target audience. Creating images for patient education requires a different approach than creating images for a group of medical specialists. For this reason you will not only be trained in anatomy and medical nomenclature but you’ll also be guided in the field of communication. Furthermore, by means of practical assignments (including illustrating a surgical procedure) you will build up experience in making abstractions and schematisations of the reality to create an image that tells the scientific story in the best possible way. The themes The teaching programme is build up in three themes: Man Animal Human and Animal Surgery Each of the themes consists of three to five components and each component involves one or more assignments, which deal with various aspects of scientific illustration and in which various traditional visualisation techniques are practised and applied. The assignments are graded in terms of complexity, leading up to the level required for professional practice. Final examination and graduation The programme ends with a final examination, consisting of two components: A graduation project in which you write, illustrate and design a publication. An oral examination. In addition, you exhibit your work in a graduation exhibition and you compose a portfolio of your representative artworks you produced during the programme. The publication and the portfolio serve as masterpiece that helps you to find work in a professional practice. Small teaching staff A small team of dedicated professionals, who all have their own specialism (like scientific and medical illustration, anatomy, software, facial reconstruction etc.), will train you. Input from their work experience and their involvement in issues from the professional practice keep the programme up-to-date, educationally justified and closely connected to this professional practice. They all regularly publish imagery, contribute to congresses and take part in the debate about the profession of scientific and medical illustration. External professional experts contribute as guest speakers in lectures, workshops and in the final graduation projects. Academic and examination regulations (OER) The academic and examination regulations (for which the Dutch acronym is OER) provide all the information you will need about the content of the course, the academic support provided, and the way in which examinations are organised. They also contain information about admission requirements. Download the pdf file of the current OER (in Dutch) for this academic year. Admission procedure Admission requirements Previous education: bachelor degree. Additional requirements: you will have to display sufficient motivation and talent in drawing. Also a research attitude is required. Admission procedure As soon as we received your application form we will invite you for the admission procedure, which consists of the following steps: 1. A preselection based on a home assignment and your digital portfolio. 2. A motivation interview and evaluation of your portfolio. 3. A practical assignment. When you pass the preselection (1) we will invite you for the entrance examination that will take place in Maastricht for a full day. During this day you will be tested on your suitability for the programme. You can show samples of your own work in a portfolio and discuss your work with the admission committee (2). The final part is a practical assignment set by the admission committee (3). How to apply? If you want to apply you can register on Studielink, the national information system for Dutch universities. Read more about registration and enrolment. In case you are not a citizen of a EU/EER country, your diplomas need to be verified by an institution in the Netherlands called Nuffic. Deadline for application is the first of May. After registering at Studielink, you will receive a reply from Zuyd. [-]

Master's Degree In Physical Therapy And Rehabilitation

The International College of Healing Arts - Colegio Internacional de las Artes de la Sanidad
Campus or Online Full time Open Enrollment USA Conroe

Compared to other more classical and theoretical teaching, the MASTER facilitates the understanding of the concepts of acupuncture and alternative medicine, especially professionals trained in educational systems occidentales.Finalmente this curriculum in a simple and practical way to analyze and describe the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases using medical ... [+]

Master Degree 2017. Compared to other more classical and theoretical teaching, the MASTER facilitates the understanding of the concepts of acupuncture and alternative medicine, especially professionals trained in educational systems occidentales.Finalmente this curriculum in a simple and practical way to analyze and describe the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases using traditional medicine in combination with neural therapy, homeopathy and physiotherapy techniques and rehabilitación.Éste program exposes integrity necessary for the treatment of allopathic syndromes and diseases and the complex problems of brain type vascular supported by numerous examples and graphics treated naturally. Requisitos: He has completed the diploma in physiotherapy and rehabilitation in the Art College of International Health, if you want to study our expertise in physiotherapy and rehabilitation should start classes since April 2016 Addressed: Generlaes Doctors, Physicians Alternative Medicine, Nursing, Bachelor of Physical Education, sports coaches, fitness or rehabilitation masajistas.PROFESIONALES HEALTH. Certification: At the conclusion of the 6 modules You will get the "Certificate of the Master of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation" by THE INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF HEALING ARTS certified AINMA, if you wish you can apply to be accredited by the American International Naturopathic Medical Association (AINMA) with an extra cost. Degree program MODULE 1 Description: Students will learn basic concepts of main acupuncture, acupuncture technique and channel protocol for treatment of neurological diseases. ACUPUNCTURE - REVIEW AND PRACTICE OF QUALIFIED TECHNICAL Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation - NEUROLOGICAL DISEASE TREATMENT PROTOCOL WITH TECHNICAL FISIOTERAPEUTICOS- MODULE 2: Description: Students will learn basics main acupuncture practice the technique in acupuncture channels, protocol for treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system, fisoterapeuticas and rehabilitation techniques. ACUPUNCTURE - THERAPY DEVICE neuralgia MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES - TECHNICAL PROTOCOL THERAPY AND REHABILITATION Physiotherapy MODULE 3: Description: Students will know major acupuncture points, meridians and localization technique, apply neural therapy and know the treatment of the musculoskeletal system, you will learn techniques of physiotherapy and rehabilitation. ACUPUNCTURE - Neural Therapy - DISEASES OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL - TECHNICAL PROTOCOL THERAPY AND REHABILITATION Physiotherapy MODULE 4: Description: The student masters main acupuncture, technical and location of meridian points, will delve into the treatment of the musculoskeletal system, you will learn techniques of physiotherapy and rehabilitation. ACUPUNCTURE - Neural Therapy - DISEASES OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL - treatment protocols will be made with physiotherapy TECHNIQUES AND REHABILITATION MODULE 5: Description: The student will master key acupuncture points, meridians and localization technique, you will learn the main homeopathic medicines, know the protocol for treatment of cerebrovascular diseases. ACUPUNCTURE - Neural Therapy - Homeopathic Drugs - DISEASE: Cerebral Vascular Accident or stroke or STROKE - PROTOCOLS Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation MODULE 6: REVIEW, PRACTICE AND TECHNICAL tunings Fisioterapeuticas [-]