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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

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. [+]

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 communities 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.... [-]

Master of Public Health (MPH)

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

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 [+]

Master Degree 2017. 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. [-]

M.H.A. Health Administration

Webster University
Campus Full time September 2017 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. [+]

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 and Programs (ACBSP). Learning Outcomes Students... [-]

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 Degree 2017. Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Prepare for a career as a Licensed Professional Counselor. LaGrange College launches a master's degree program in Clinical Mental Health in fall, 2015. If you see yourself working as a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing in settings such as mental health agencies, residential treatment programs or private practice, then this program may be for you. Balance your life and your degree. Classes meet exclusively in the evenings so you can meet your other obligations and still advance professionally. Make a difference. As a Counseling student, you will plan and implement service and advocacy projects in the community while earning your degree. Get the preparation you need. LaGrange’s program provides a full 60 credit-hour degree that is based on the standards of the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Enjoy real-world experience. You will benefit from three clinical experiences during your time in the program, graduating with 700 hours of experience in clinical settings. Find support for the journey. Financial aid is available. Students also move through the program as a cohort, allowing for deep relationships between fellow students and faculty members. Costs The program is designed to be as cost-effective and valuable as possible. Expenses for the degree include $675 per credit hour; cost is estimated to be $40,500. Financial aid is available. Why Counseling? ... [-]

Master Palliative Care

Universidad Santa Paula
Campus Full time 1 year February 2018 Costa Rica San José

The / the Masters in Palliative Care is a professional with interdisciplinary training, high spirit of service and strong commitment to the sick person in terminalidad conditions and state of limited life. [+]

Student profile The / the Masters in Palliative Care is a professional with interdisciplinary training, high spirit of service and strong commitment to the sick person in terminalidad conditions and state of limited life. Applies the model of comprehensive care to the patient and his family, and is capable of performing interventions together to promote the improvement of the quality of life of sick people in palliative conditions, promoting, protecting their dignity and independence. GOALS Purpose The purpose of the Master of Palliative Care It is to train professionals of Health Sciences in Palliative Care for comprehensive care of the carrier population of advanced disease who do not respond to curative treatment, in order to maintain or improve their quality of life and that of his family. This graduate looking for professionals in Health Sciences to acquire the necessary training to integrate work teams that work in an interdisciplinary and can transcend into transdisciplinary. General and specific objectives. General objectives Train professionals at postgraduate level in Palliative Care in order to meet the requirements of society in this field, thus improving the quality of life of those people who carry terminal disease or condition of limited life stage through a comprehensive intervention. Specific objectives The main objectives of this postgraduate course is aimed at training professionals able to: 1. Responding to the demands of scientific-therapeutic and epidemiological profile of the Costa Rican population in the field of Palliative Care 2 to progress. Intervene in time in order to raise the... [-]

Master in Public Health (MPH)

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

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

Master Degree 2017. The MPH is a multidisciplinary program which by incorporating education, research and community service, works to develop the skills a public health professional requires for the protection of health as well as disease prevention in the individual and the community. The MPH is a multi-disciplinary program that provides education, research and community service to develop skills of ethical and competent public health practitioners and researchers, who will excel in disease prevention, health promotion and health protection in the local and global communities. The two-year 55-credit program is offered during the evenings (Mondays to Thursdays) in trimester format under the following specialties: Curriculum PHSU: PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM -MPH ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PHSU: PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM -MPH EPIDEMIOLOGY PHSU: PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM -MPH GENERAL Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree from a college level institution accredited by the PR Council of Education or by a US Department of Education recognized accrediting organization including the following courses: Course Credits General Sciences 6 Social Sciences 6 Behavioral Sciences 3 College Mathematics 3 Minimum GPA of 2.50, however our classes average is 3.2 (on a four-point scale) EXADEP, GRE or MCAT examinations (no more than five years old) Submit the following documents: Official transcript from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended. Official GRE, EXADEP or MCAT scores (if the candidate does not hold a health professional degree). Three letters of recommendation written by professors or individuals familiar with the applicant’s professional work and skills using the format provided with the application form. Certificate of No... [-]

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. [-]

Online Masters International In Monitoring Clinical Trials

CESIF
Online Part time 1 year April 2018 Spain Spain Online

This program of professional specialization is geared towards Higher Degree, preferably in the area of ​​Health Sciences (Biology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Chemistry, etc.) who want a quick labor incorporation into positions of responsibility related to the clinical development and medical departments -scientists, [+]

Master Degree 2017. A WHO SHOULD This program of professional specialization is geared towards Higher Degree, preferably in the area of ​​Health Sciences (Biology, Pharmacy, Medicine, Chemistry, etc.) who want a quick labor incorporation into positions of responsibility related to the clinical development and medical departments -scientists, both pharmaceutical companies and the international and local professional structures of any Contract research Organization (CRO) or presence in a global market and contributing to the proper implementation of international clinical research protocols. OBJECTIVES The CESIF International Master in Clinical Trials Monitoring has as main objective to acquire a solid foundation of knowledge needed in various matters relating to the International Clinical Research in humans and its different phases and processes and deepen the comprehensive understanding of drug development and current processes for commissioning up, monitoring and control of low clinical research existing quality procedures and all for phase clinical research cycle. Knowledge of Scientific Bases: Structure and Clinical Research environment. Participating agencies and actors involved in the development of clinical trials. Design and Testing Phases of Clinical Trials Types clinical- and research studies. Analysis of the international regulatory environment. Stages of clinical trials. Monitoring of Clinical Trials and methodology. Pharmacovigilance in ECCE. Data- biometry and Management Analysis of results. labor positions and career development within clinical research. DURATION 1,500 hours. 90 hours of virtual classes, 20 hours of virtual tutorials, 950 hours of personal work and 440 hours devoted to the preparation of the Final Project. DOCUMENTATION For the duration of the... [-]

Master of Acupuncture (MAc)

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

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

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

Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

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

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

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

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

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


Online Master of Healthcare Administration in Strategy and Innovation

Adventist University of Health Sciences
Online Part time 19 - 36 months September 2017 USA Orlando

Healthcare markets are expanding. The workforce is growing. That means demand for new leadership is rising, too. At Adventist University of Health Sciences, we see firsthand what health systems need. We’re part of a large network that includes 350 healthcare facilities. That’s what drives us to develop leaders who can approach progress with purpose. [+]

Healthcare markets are expanding. The workforce is growing. That means demand for new leadership is rising, too. At Adventist University of Health Sciences, we see firsthand what health systems need. We’re part of a large network that includes 350 healthcare facilities. That’s what drives us to develop leaders who can approach progress with purpose. Through the online Master of Healthcare Administration in Strategy and Innovation, you can learn to steer multifaceted health systems toward a culture of innovation, all in line with your core morals. We believe furthering healthcare starts with advancing dedicated leaders like you. It’s why we provide tracks from the associate or bachelor’s level – to put our faith in your initiative at every stage of your career. This includes an executive MHA for experienced leaders seeking to build new strengths. Bachelor's to MHA Degree Overview A complete approach to healing the health system The Adventist University online Master of Healthcare Administration in Strategy and Innovation helps experienced healthcare workers develop the values, knowledge, and skills that can help them advance. Through the online MHA program, bachelor’s degree-holding students can learn to analyze and apply modern concepts to spawn positive change and growth in various health settings. From managing budgets to filing HR reports, courses explore the framework of health systems from both a mission-based and strategic perspective. Guided by a caring faculty of experienced health administrators, students can gain valuable insights to lead, whether it’s managing small teams or directing entire organizations. Here’s how our online... [-]

Masters In The Study And Treatment Of Pain

Universidad de Salamanca
Online Part time 20 months September 2017 Spain Salamanca

The Master in Study and Treatment of Pain began teaching in the University of Salamanca in 2006-07, after passing an assessment process. Currently we have adapted to the regulations governing the activities of Continuing Education at the University of Salamanca (30/11/2011 Governing Council). Data demonstrating the potential demand for the specialty in acute and chronic pain are based on health need this ... [+]

Master Degree 2017. Master in Study and Treatment of Pain The Master in Study and Treatment of Pain began teaching in the University of Salamanca in 2006-07, after passing an assessment process. Currently we have adapted to the regulations governing the activities of Continuing Education at the University of Salamanca (30/11/2011 Governing Council). Data demonstrating the potential demand for the specialty in acute and chronic pain are based on the health needs of this area of ​​specific competence and there is no in-depth training on it in any specialty. At European level, there are "fellowships" to provide focused skills in pain to various specialists, who are those who should read this title. This Own Degree's main objective is to provide professionals in the health sciences multidisciplinary training on the various manifestations of pain and its treatment that can be applied in their daily practice. To do this, experts in the Treatment of Pain Medicine prepare the appropriate teaching materials to each of the modules, themes and case reports that are part of the course. Each of the topics contain all the information the teacher considers necessary for treatment in depth (notes, videos, slides, basic bibliography, interesting articles, useful links, ...). Objectives and Skills Train professionals to work in the field of pain, independently or in a multidisciplinary team, as circumstances require, and their relationship with team members and patients are present at all times, respect for fundamental rights and equal opportunities. That the student knows the pain and pathophysiological concepts... [-]

Master of Healthcare Leadership

Southern Cross University (Online)
Online Part time 1 year Open Enrollment Australia Sydney Melbourne Lismore Coffs Harbour Gold Coast Port Macquarie + 5 more

Rather than focusing on any one health discipline, the Master of Healthcare Leadership is designed to give you a broad, inter-disciplinary perspective on the changing face of healthcare. You might be a nurse with a diploma and many years of experience wanting to move out of direct care. [+]

Prepare for the future of healthcare Healthcare is Australia’s largest industry. It’s growing and it’s also changing. Dr Louise Horstmanshof, Course Coordinator for the Master of Healthcare Leadership, says “we’re preparing in many ways for an unknown future”. We’re living longer but we also want to live better. The challenge for the health industry is in planning for, responding to and effectively managing change in a complex and busy environment. “We’re going to have to be more innovative, more flexible … and we need leadership … people who are open to opportunity, people who can look at data, look at systems, be critical about them, make decisions about them and lead others”, says Dr Horstmanshof. Rather than focusing on any one health discipline, the Master of Healthcare Leadership is designed to give you a broad, inter-disciplinary perspective on the changing face of healthcare. You might be a nurse with a diploma and many years of experience wanting to move out of direct care. You might be from an allied health background (like physiotherapy, osteopathy, counselling, optometry or even veterinary medicine) wanting to start your own practice. Or, you may be from a non-health background (perhaps you’ve worked in management and leadership in business or industry) and want to lead change and innovation in a healthcare setting. Whatever your background, a Master of Healthcare Leadership is designed to give you more flexibility, more opportunities and more transferable skills. Career opportunities Where will a Master of Healthcare Leadership take you? Where do... [-]

Msc In Contemporary Nursing

University of Nicosia
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters September 2017 Greece Athens Cyprus Nicosia + 3 more

The Master will prepare scientists will be able: to handle, to intervene and improve the Health Care level applying innovations in Nursing both institutions and in the community. [+]

Master Degree 2017. Concentrations: 1. General Nursing, 2. Oncological Care, 3. Community Nursing (MSc, 1.5 Years or 3 Semesters) Duration (years): 1.5 year Qualification Awarded: Master of Science in Contemporary Nursing Level of Qualification: 2nd Cycle (Master's Degree) Language of Instruction: Greek Mode of Study: Full Time and Part Time Minimum Credits: 27 Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme: The Master will prepare scientists will be able to: - handle, to intervene and improve the Health Care level applying innovations in Nursing both institutions and in the community. - To design and develop new ways of intervention holistic nursing care at individual and group level. - Implement control systems and quality of health care systems. - Do distinguished scientists like Nurses on the principles of Ethics during the exercise of their profession. - To support the difficult struggle of patients with malignancy - to offer specialized services in the Community Required courses (6), ECTS, 60 Optionally, (3) ECTS, 30 Total ECTS 90. Career Prospects: Graduates of the program can be employed: -In all structures Health Services (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary). They are able to also offer services in: - Institutions closed and open care structures in oncology units in specialized health facilities with chronic and non diseases requiring palliative care - in primary health care structures, home care, family, schools, places of work , environment etc. Access to Further Studies: Graduates of the programme can be accepted into Third Cycle degrees (PhD). [-]