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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 deg… Read more

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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Drew University
Madison, USA

Humanizing healthcare is the mission of the Medical Humanities program at Drew University. The curriculum melds academic inquiry with real-world experience to prepare students ... +

Humanizing healthcare is the mission of the Medical Humanities program at Drew University. The curriculum melds academic inquiry with real-world experience to prepare students for careers throughout the healthcare industry. Students participate in practicums at hospitals, non-profits, and other healthcare organizations throughout the greater New York City region. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
15 Jun 2020
Campus
Online
 
UNICAF - University of Suffolk
Ipswich, United Kingdom

The MSc in Public Health is a challenging and rewarding programme designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to public health for students who intend to pursue careers i ... +

The MSc in Public Health is a challenging and rewarding programme designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to public health for students who intend to pursue careers in public health practice, management and/or research at local, national and/or supranational levels. The core focus of the programme is on improving the health and wellbeing of populations, preventing health problems before they occur and reducing inequalities in health. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Online
 
Purdue University Online
West Lafayette, USA

Purdue's, CEPH accredited online MPH pulls from the University's research expertise to present a rigorous curriculum that prepares students to design and implement effective p ... +

Purdue's, CEPH accredited online MPH pulls from the University's research expertise to present a rigorous curriculum that prepares students to design and implement effective public health programs in a changing world. -
Master
Part-time
24 months
English
Online
 
The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Our MPH programme provides students with an understanding of how different scientific disciplines can be used to investigate and then develop the best professional practice in ... +

Our MPH programme provides students with an understanding of how different scientific disciplines can be used to investigate and then develop the best professional practice in epidemiology, public health and the social science of health. -
Master Master
Part-time
English
14 Sep 2020
28 Aug 2020
Online
 
University College London (UCL) Institute of Cardiovascular Science
London, United Kingdom

Cardiovascular diseases remain a major cause of death and ill health worldwide. This new MSc, taught by scientists and clinicians who are leaders in their field

Cardiovascular diseases remain a major cause of death and ill health worldwide. This new MSc, taught by scientists and clinicians who are leaders in their field -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
24 Jul 2020
Campus
 
King's College London Online
London, United Kingdom

This innovative distance learning Public Health MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert allows you to benefit from the world-renowned teaching of King’s College London wherever you are. The cour ... +

This innovative distance learning Public Health MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert allows you to benefit from the world-renowned teaching of King’s College London wherever you are. The course is taught by some of the world’s leading public health academics at the Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, one of the largest and most successful centres for research & education in the UK which has helped shape clinical guidelines and government policy. -
MSc
Part-time
2 - 6 years
English
Online
 
University of Hull Online
Hull, United Kingdom

Critically challenge common perceptions of dementia as a diagnosis solely of loss and despair. Focus on human rights, dignity and care provision. Learn what it means to live w ... +

Critically challenge common perceptions of dementia as a diagnosis solely of loss and despair. Focus on human rights, dignity and care provision. Learn what it means to live well with dementia. Designed to give you a critical understanding of dementia, this course will provide you with a deep insight into the experience of those living with dementia and their families. You will develop new critical thinking, giving you practical tools and mindset to lead positive change. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Online
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

Queen’s University Belfast has developed a dynamic new MSc programme for students seeking careers in the global pharmaceutical industry. The new MSc in Industrial Pharmaceutic ... +

Queen’s University Belfast has developed a dynamic new MSc programme for students seeking careers in the global pharmaceutical industry. The new MSc in Industrial Pharmaceutics will prepare graduates with the expertise and skills required for employment in an industry estimated to be worth $1.2 trillion. Industrial pharmaceutics plays a vital role in the development, validation and manufacture of new medicines, ensuring their safety and quality, and MSc graduates will be able to avail of employment opportunities at all stages of the medicine development pipeline. The School of Pharmacy at Queen’s has an excellent global reputation and is highly ranked for both teaching and research. Active areas of research within the School include Drug Delivery and Biomaterials, Infection and Antimicrobial Resistance, Nanomedicine and Biotherapeutics, and Pharmaceutical Materials Science and Formulation. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

The MPH in Global Health is intended to provide candidates with a clear understanding of global health issues and how those issues affect public health policy and practice. Th ... +

The MPH in Global Health is intended to provide candidates with a clear understanding of global health issues and how those issues affect public health policy and practice. The MPH in Global Health programme will offer solid public health training and exposure to global health politics, policies, systems and practices through didactic teaching sessions, team-based research and presentations, and individual work-based projects or dissertations. -
Master
Full-time
English
21 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Brighton, United Kingdom

The MSc Global Health at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) aims to develop students’ understanding of these global health determinants and their potential solutions in ... +

The MSc Global Health at Brighton and Sussex Medical School (BSMS) aims to develop students’ understanding of these global health determinants and their potential solutions in order to produce individuals who are equipped to contribute to the improvement of health and the achievement of equity in health worldwide. -
MSc MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
31 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Brunel University London
London, United Kingdom

BRUNEL ONLINE DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC We’d like to reassure you here at Brunel that under the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as a dedicated provider of online learning, we wi ... +

BRUNEL ONLINE DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC We’d like to reassure you here at Brunel that under the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as a dedicated provider of online learning, we will continue to offer you the resources and support you need to study your online programme successfully. All start dates for 2020 are going ahead as scheduled. Enhance your career prospects in the public health sector with this online master from Brunel University London. This master’s programme provides healthcare professionals with the multidisciplinary skills to successfully manage a healthcare team, and successfully navigate the challenges of the global health environment. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
May 2020
Online
 
Queen Mary Online
London, United Kingdom

Focussing on the social, political and environmental factors that impact global public health, Queen Mary Online’s MSc in Global Public Health will increase your awareness and ... +

Focussing on the social, political and environmental factors that impact global public health, Queen Mary Online’s MSc in Global Public Health will increase your awareness and expand your understanding of global health issues so that you can address social injustices in health and make positive changes within local and international communities. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Imperial College London
London, United Kingdom

Develop breadth and depth of engineering skills and knowledge to address problems in medicine and biology.

Develop breadth and depth of engineering skills and knowledge to address problems in medicine and biology. -
Master
Full-time
4 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Universidad de Murcia
Murcia, Spain

This "Master in Health, Women and Care" is presented with a research academic profile "Specialist in Health and Women", which will analyze situations of inequality in health, ... +

This "Master in Health, Women and Care" is presented with a research academic profile "Specialist in Health and Women", which will analyze situations of inequality in health, prepare reports, establish significant scientific criteria for women's health in the field socio-sanitary and will carry out scientific research in the sanitary context. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

This taught Masters programme nurtures talented and innovative professional practitioners, placing practice at the forefront. The course is delivered through the five speciali ... +

This taught Masters programme nurtures talented and innovative professional practitioners, placing practice at the forefront. The course is delivered through the five specialist pathways long associated with the School of Nursing & Midwifery, enabling students from differing professional backgrounds to review their own practice and share balanced and critical findings that contribute towards improving the quality and efficiency of health and social care provision on a global level. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
21 Sep 2020
Campus
 

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