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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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M.H.A. Health Administration

Webster University
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months August 2018 USA Saint Louis Orlando + 1 more

Now is the time to accelerate your healthcare career with a Master of Health Administration (MHA) from Webster University.The healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing areas of today's economy, making the need for well-trained healthcare professionals even more critical. [+]

Master Degree 2017/2018. M.H.A. Health Administration Now is the time to accelerate your healthcare career with a Master of Health Administration (MHA) from Webster University.The healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing areas of today's economy, making the need for well-trained healthcare professionals even more critical. These professionals are an invaluable piece of the medical and health industry and are often involved in planning, directing, coordinating and supervising the healthcare we count on for ourselves and our families. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities for medical and health services managers are expected to grow much faster in the next 10 years, allowing those in the healthcare administration to have even more specialized options to choose from in the future. At Webster University, the MHA program allows students to explore the ethical, legal and economic issues facing healthcare providers today. This course of study builds a broad conceptual understanding of the healthcare industry, and develops focused administrative skills that helps graduates guide healthcare organizations toward greater efficiency and effectiveness. Points of Distinction Webster University is a worldwide institution offering high-quality learning experiences that help enhance careers and develop a global perspective. Small, convenient classes fit every schedule. The MHA is offered at campus locations throughout the United States in major cities and military bases. Webster faculty members have studied what they teach, attained graduate-level degrees and have worked in the field in which they teach. The MHA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools... [-]

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. [+]

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) – Management of Health Systems

University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Liverpool + 1 more

Our MPH with a specialised track in the Management of Health Systems provides a thorough and in-depth analysis of the establishment and evaluation of international health systems... [+]

Master Degree 2017/2018. Prepare for senior positions in the health and local government sectors with this fully online APHEA-accredited MPH with a specialisation track in Management of Health Systems. You will investigate the internal processes of health systems, gaining a clear understanding of how to manage and lead healthcare delivery at all levels – from local through to international – with a view to improving health. Study online alongside your work, gaining the knowledge and skills to improve public health where you are. [-]

Master in E-Health & Telemedicine Management

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Part time 12 months October 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... [-]

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 [+]

Gain insight into the laws, regulations, court decisions, and health policies that impact service providers through Walden’s Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program. Prepare to move your healthcare career to the next level as you explore a high-quality curriculum developed by leading healthcare experts, focusing on the core competencies and best practices of the profession, including financial management, strategic planning, and economic analysis. This 100% online program is also available through Tempo Learning® by Walden, which empowers you to custom-pace your degree and accelerate your progress by using your prior experience.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program) Leadership and Organizational Development Systems and Policy [-]

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 In Management And Management Of Health Centers

OBS Business School
Online Full time Part time 10 months November 2017 Spain Barcelona Madrid + 2 more

The professionals of the management in the health sector, in order to exercise their responsibilities, must have the necessary and adequate training at any moment to perform their function. This training is acquired through knowledge of the necessary instruments and their application in the appropriate context. The knowledge must be acquired from those who enrich it by adding their experience, as the teachers of this Master. [+]

Master Degree 2017/2018. Master in Management and Management of Health Centers The Health companies, Both public and private, require management skills That allow the Optimization of resource use And effectiveness in clinical outcomes. Professionals who have the responsibility of running health institutions and clinical, care and non-care services often belong to the medical sector, but need to develop their management skills to achieve the required levels of effectiveness. On the other hand, the continued introduction of New technologies and systems Both at the level of management and in the care services themselves, requires a transformation of the paradigms of health center management. In this scenario, a Training of health center managers That starts from the deep knowledge of the specific characteristics of the medical administration, with a careful look at the changes that have occurred in the last decades and the transformations that we face in the next years. The professionals of the management in the health sector, in order to exercise their responsibilities, must have the necessary and adequate training at any moment to perform their function. This training is acquired through knowledge of the necessary instruments and their application in the appropriate context. The knowledge must be acquired from those who enrich it by adding their experience, as the teachers of this Master. This knowledge is grouped into Three large generic areas: "Sanitary Policies, Models and Health Systems" , translates to the student the necessary knowledge to explain the causal relationship that occurs between health policy decisions and... [-]

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? ... [-]

ChM in Clinical Ophthalmology

The University of Edinburgh - College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Online Full time Part time 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

The ChM is designed to support advanced ophthalmology trainees in the UK and internationally through a curriculum which recognises their subspecialist ophthalmic interests in preparation for exit examination and hospital-based practice. [+]

Master Degree 2017/2018. Programme description This new two year part-time Masters programme, taught entirely online, is jointly offered by the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and leads to the degree of Master of Surgery (ChM). It has been developed with the support of NHS Education for Scotland (NES). The ChM is designed to support advanced ophthalmology trainees in the UK and internationally through a curriculum which recognises their subspecialist ophthalmic interests in preparation for exit examination and hospital-based practice. Our programmes are aligned with the curricula of both the FRCSEd and FRCOphth examinations in the United Kingdom and Ireland, making these degrees very attractive to domestic and international students. The ChM provides advanced training for medical and surgical ophthalmologists preparing for the fellowship examinations of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) in the UK and Ireland and those approaching consultancy. On completion of this programme students will be able to: demonstrate in-depth knowledge of their chosen surgical subspecialty, and be able to apply this knowledge to the systematic assessment and management of medical and surgical patients in the elective, urgent and emergency clinical setting recognise the leadership contribution and responsibilities of the ophthalmologist in the multidisciplinary management of complex medical and surgical disease critically reflect upon day-to-day medical and surgical practice in the context of recent advances, and engage in critical dialogue with peers and experts in other specialties apply the general principles of clinical... [-]

Master Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture

University of Malta
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Malta Valletta

The course leading to the degree of Master in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture will enable qualified medical practitioners and health-care professionals to understand the essential theory of Chinese medicine, to be familiar with the knowledge and techniques of acupuncture, and to safely manage common appropriate conditions through the use of acupuncture. [+]

The course leading to the degree of Master in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture will enable qualified medical practitioners and health-care professionals to understand the essential theory of Chinese medicine, to be familiar with the knowledge and techniques of acupuncture, and to safely manage common appropriate conditions through the use of acupuncture. The teaching programme is designed to cover the core subjects of Chinese culture and traditional medicine in general and acupuncture in particular. COURSE OVERVIEW The University of Malta, in collaboration with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, will provide a comprehensive theory and practical-based programme of studies to enable persons who are already licensed as health professionals acquire knowledge related to Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Culture. The course will facilitate learning within a structured framework covering topics relevant to the practice of the speciality. The ethos of the course is to ensure that future graduates will be in a position to make significant contributions not only towards clinical care, but also towards promoting the academic aspects of the speciality in teaching and research. Through this course, students will understand the essential theory of Chinese medicine, become familiar with the knowledge and techniques of acupuncture, and safely manage common appropriate conditions through the use of acupuncture. The teaching programme is designed to cover the core subjects of Chinese medicine in general and acupuncture, in particular. This course meets the requirements for recognition status as defined by the Malta Council for the Professions Complementary to Medicine. LEARNING OUTCOMES At... [-]

Master of Public Health

University of Essex Online
Online Part time 24 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online Colchester + 1 more

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 2017/2018. 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. 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... [-]

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... [-]

Master of Osteopathic Medicine

Southern Cross University
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years January 2018 Australia Gold Coast

The Master of Osteopathic Medicine is designed to develop a critical evaluation of the theory and practice of osteopathy and to produce primary care health practitioners who are able to solve complex problems and think rigorously and independently. The degree is built on a contemporary professional model that integrates the principles of evidence-based practice with a holistic paradigm of patient-centred health care. [+]

Master Degree 2017/2018. Osteopathy is a holistic system of diagnosis and manual therapy used to treat musculoskeletal and other functional disorders of the body. In Australia, osteopaths are registered primary care practitioners. The Master of Osteopathic Medicine is designed to develop a critical evaluation of the theory and practice of osteopathy and to produce primary care health practitioners who are able to solve complex problems and think rigorously and independently. The degree is built on a contemporary professional model that integrates the principles of evidence-based practice with a holistic paradigm of patient-centred health care. The Master of Osteopathic Medicine is the second stage of a professional-entry-level program that aims to produce graduates who are eligible to register as practitioners of osteopathic medicine. The first stage is the Southern Cross University Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (with the double major Osteopathic Studies/Human Structure and Function), or the Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies) commencing in 2017; or an equivalent award from another institution. Graduates of the Bachelor of Clinical Sciences (Osteopathic Studies) who commence the course from 2017 onwards, will receive four units of advanced standing into the Master of Osteopathic Studies. Total full-time duration for both courses (undergraduate and Master) is four years. Career opportunities The Master of Osteopathic Medicine aims to produce graduates who are eligible to register as practitioners of osteopathic medicine. Southern Cross University is seeking to increase the number of graduate osteopaths in order to meet community demand. Osteopathy Australia estimates a national shortage of osteopaths that... [-]

Master in Health Sciences

Across the Pond
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 28 more

Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities offering programs in the professional and non-professional Health Sciences. Students in these programs experience world-class teaching, and gain access to innovative, cutting-edge research facilities. They often have opportunities to explore practical components in a global environment alongside experts in their fields. [+]

STUDY HEALTH SCIENCES IN THE UK Across The Pond partners with some of the top UK universities offering programs in the professional and non-professional Health Sciences. Students in these programs experience world-class teaching, and gain access to innovative, cutting-edge research facilities. They often have opportunities to explore practical components in a global environment alongside experts in their fields. Professional programs are accredited in the UK and will allow students to return home to Canada and seek appropriate accreditation in their area. PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS Chiropractic
 Clinical Psychology
 Occupational Therapy
 Optometry
 Pharmacy
 Physical Therapy
 Speech and 
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 Exercise Science
 Health Sciences
 Nutrition
 Psychology
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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. [+]

Master Degree 2017/2018. 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 to Research Methods... [-]