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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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Master of Applied Science in Community-Based Primary Health Care Programs in Global Health

Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health - Online
Online Part time 2 years September 2018 USA USA Online

A two-year, online master's program that equips students with the necessary skills to develop sustainable solutions to transcend borders and advance health initiatives throughout the world. This program is geared towards professionals who wish to work directly in the field. [+]

The Master of Applied Science in Community-Based Primary Health Care Programs in Global Health is a fully online degree program offered by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and is ideal for those who are currently working or plan to work in developing countries across the world. The program provides students with an overview of the basic components of global or international health, including health systems, health information, epidemiology/disease control, maternal and child health, and social, cultural, and behavioral factors in health and disease. This graduate program also includes coursework in evaluation and implementation, survey methods, planning, training and learning programs. Students learn from and interact with a diverse faculty of public health researchers, practitioners and professionals with experience in advancing primary care health initiatives throughout the world.... [-]


Master of Public Health

The Milken Institute School of Public Health
Online Full time September 2018 USA Washington

MPH@GW is the online Master of Public Health (MPH) from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. With classes developed and delivered by GW’s world-class faculty, MPH@GW features the same rigorous academics and selective admissions criteria as the on-campus program. [+]

MPH@GW is the online Master of Public Health (MPH) from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. With classes developed and delivered by GW’s world-class faculty, MPH@GW features the same rigorous academics and selective admissions criteria as the on-campus program.

Through a dynamic blend of live online content, high-level collaboration with faculty and peers and real-world experience, MPH@GW prepares public health professionals to make a difference in global communities.

Benefits

Dynamic Virtual Campus Experience – Classes are hosted in weekly, face-to-face online settings that utilize video conferencing technology to create an intimate learning environment. Weekly sessions are supplemented by multimedia coursework completed throughout the week as well as familiar social interactions with peers and faculty.... [-]


Master of Public Health and Behavioral Health

University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years August 2018 USA San Francisco + 1 more

The MPH-MSBH dual degree has been designed to prepare practitioners who are committed to eliminating health disparities, working with vulnerable populations, and creating social and physical environments that promote good health for all. This program is ideal for students who want a broad, in-depth knowledge base in public health with an emphasis on behavioral health skills. Courses are practice-oriented and applied skills are emphasized. Dual degree students graduate with the knowledge to design, implement, and lead evidence-based health care and community programs. [+]

Why get a dual degree in public and behavioral health?

The MPH-MSBH dual degree has been designed to prepare practitioners who are committed to eliminating health disparities, working with vulnerable populations, and creating social and physical environments that promote good health for all. This program is ideal for students who want a broad, in-depth knowledge base in public health with an emphasis on behavioral health skills. Courses are practice-oriented and applied skills are emphasized. Dual degree students graduate with the knowledge to design, implement, and lead evidence-based health care and community programs.

On completing the dual degree program, graduates will have two degrees: Both the Master of Public Health and the MS in Behavioral Health. By pursuing this dual degree option, students will achieve substantial savings in time and credits over completing these two degrees separately.... [-]


Doktorpharmaceuticals

Semmelweis University Faculty of Pharmacy
Campus Full time 10 semesters Open Enrollment Hungary Budapest

At the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Semmelweis University in Budapest, foreign-language courses have been offered since 1989. From September 2011, the German-language study program was introduced. Teaching is done according to international standards and the diploma is recognized throughout Europe. A German speaking consultation is available to German students at any time. The study requires the general university entrance qualification. [+]

German-language pharmacy studies at Semmelweis University Budapest

At the Faculty of Pharmacy of Semmelweis University Budapest Since 1989 foreign language courses have been offered. From September 2011, the German-language study program was introduced. Teaching is done according to international standards and the diploma is recognized throughout Europe. A German speaking consultation is available to German students at any time. The study requires the general university entrance qualification.

The study program was compiled according to the curriculum valid at the Semmelweis University, but largely takes into account the requirements of the German Approval Regulations for Pharmacists (AAppO).... [-]


Master in Public Health (MPH)

A.T. Still University, Online
Online Full time Part time 2 - 5 years September 2018 USA Kirksville + 1 more

This 100% online program prepares graduates to become seasoned professionals in the field of public health. The focus is to create elite healthcare professionals who are prepared and driven to make a difference and lead the future of public health. [+]

This 100% online program prepares graduates to become seasoned professionals in the field of public health. The focus is to create elite healthcare professionals who are prepared and driven to make a difference and lead the future of public health.

This program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and is ranked #1 Online Public Health Master’s Degree by bestcolleges.com.

Chair: Mary-Katherine Smith, DrPH, MPH, MCHES, CPH Credits: 48 Cost/Credit: $638 Total Cost: $30,624 Length: 2 years on average (5-year max)

Overview

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at A.T. Still University prepares graduates to become seasoned professionals in the field of public health. The focus of this master’s in public health online is to create elite healthcare professionals who are prepared and driven to make a difference and lead the future of healthcare.... [-]


Full Medicine Study Programme

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences
Campus Full time 6 years October 2018 Austria Krems an der Donau

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian university to offer a comprehensive medical education which satisfies the objectives of the Bologna process. [+]

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian university to offer a comprehensive medical education which satisfies the objectives of the Bologna process. It consists of two components:

The Health Sciences bachelor programme is a foundation for careers in new and emerging areas of the health sciences and a requirement for further study on our Human Medicine master program. The Human Medicine master programme offers the scientific training required to enter the medical profession and provides the skills needed by independent practitioners. Health Sciences bachelor programme

Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences is the first Austrian higher education institute to offer interdisciplinary medical degree programms in line with the requirements of the Bologna model. The Health Sciences bachelor programm gives students the skills they need to enter new, cutting-edge health professions, and lays the foundations for developing medical expertise. The combination of courses in human medicine, biomedical engineering, and health economics is designed to produce medical experts with state-of-the-art skills profiles. Thanks to a clearly structured curriculum aimed at nurturing professional qualities, program graduates will have developed interdisciplinary communication and problem-solving skills, and are also in a position to identify and respond to health-related problems. They are able to work effectively in the highly complex public health sector, skilfully discuss problems and take appropriate responsive action. A fully integrated curriculum geared towards enhancing expertise in a diverse range of subjects gives students the interdisciplinary communication, professional and problem-solving skills they require to address medical, biomedical engineering and health... [-]


Master of Oral Implantology

Goethe Dental School, Goethe University Frankfurt
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2018 Germany Frankfurt

The Master’s degree course ‘Master of Oral Implantology’ (MOI) has been introduced at the J.W. Goethe University Frankfurt am Main in order to offer advanced academic training in the field of oral implantology to dentists from both Germany and abroad. [+]

Master of Oral Implantology

The Master’s degree program ‘Master of Oral Implantology’ (MOI) has been introduced at the J.W. Goethe University Frankfurt am Main in order to offer advanced academic training in the field of oral implantology to dentists from both Germany and abroad. The aim is to impart comprehensive and highly-specialized theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

The course is a two-year modular part-time, graduate course of study at the J.W. Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, which is structured and taught completely independently of extra-University institutions and companies with regard to both content and finance. The program is accredited by the German Accreditation Council (ZEvA).... [-]


Master of Healthcare Leadership

Southern Cross University (Online)
Online Part time 2 years

Healthcare is Australia’s largest industry. It’s growing, but it’s also changing. 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. [+]

Duration: Two years part-time Advanced standing: Call us to see if you qualify Study periods: Jan, Mar, Apr, July, Aug, Oct Fees: $2050 per unit, find out about FEE-HELP Units: 12 Rankings: Nursing research ranked highest possible classification in the ERA national report. Prepare for the future of healthcare

Healthcare is Australia’s largest industry. It’s growing, but it’s also changing. 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.

Dr. Louise Horstmanshof, the Course Coordinator for the Master of Healthcare Leadership online at Southern Cross University, says ‘we’re preparing in many ways for an unknown future’.... [-]


Online Master of Health Management

McMaster University
Online Full time Part time 12 - 32 months Open Enrollment Canada Hamilton + 1 more

The Master of Health Management Program prepares healthcare professionals to meet the challenges of a career in healthcare management. [+]

Bridging the gap between health professional and health management Providing, instilling & promoting continuous learning among health professionals

Current health professionals are required to respond to unique leadership demands. The Master of Health Management Program prepares healthcare professionals to meet the challenges of a career in healthcare management.

COMPETENCIES

Upon completion of the MHM program, successful graduates will demonstrate expertise in the following core competencies:

Lifelong Learning Understanding, demonstrating and promoting the necessity for continuous learning among professionals. Communication Skills Understanding and demonstrating effective communication styles and techniques and use of related technologies. Conceptual Skills Identifying, synthesizing and analyzing information in a coherent and methodical way to advance problem-solving and the creation of new information. Awareness of the Political and Health Care Environments Awareness and appreciation of the complexities and interrelationship between the political and healthcare environments. Financial Management Demonstrate an understanding of financial data and related management techniques which support good financial management practices. Research Awareness Awareness and demonstrated an understanding of the creation and use of research. Leadership Awareness and demonstration of skills which motivate others to excel within an ethical and supportive environment. Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management Demonstrate an understanding of how organizations function and human resources play a key role within organizations. Full-time Program at a Glance ... [-]

MBA in Healthcare

Healthcare Learning
Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom London

Healthcare Learning has partnered with major universities to provide a dynamic MBA in Healthcare for those striving to break into the industry or elevate their position. [+]

Overview

Healthcare Learning is pleased to announce their latest degree - MBA in Healthcare.

Healthcare today is more complex than ever, which requires long term thinking, leadership and understanding to take advantage of emerging opportunities, whilst negotiating external threats. A rigorous and comprehensive approach will give your organisation strategic direction and solidify your career path.

This programme aims to promote the best principles of management, entrepreneurship and innovation and show how this can be applied to any health services agency or health-related organisation.

This part-time, two-year blended learning qualification is delivered using the very latest technology through a mixture of webinars, online lectures and face-to-face tuition. This allows you to continue with your current working commitments whilst studying at a pace that suits your busy lifestyle.... [-]


Master of Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication

Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Milan Switzerland Lugano + 2 more

The Master in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Institute of Communication and Health of Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) and the Faculty of Psychology of Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan (UNISR), presents a new joint Master’s programme through training in cognitive psychology, neuroscience and communication. [+]

Study the Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication Master's program at UNISR

The Master of Science in “Cognitive Psychology in Health Communication”, jointly offered by the Institute of Communication and Health of Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) and the Faculty of Psychology of Vita-Salute San Raffaele University of Milan (UNISR), presents a new joint Master’s program through training in cognitive psychology, neuroscience and communication.

Focus of the Program

The program focuses on the intersection between the theoretical bases of cognitive psychology and those of communication applied to the context of health. Students who choose this specialization will get a strong biological, methodological and statistical training, acquiring also knowledge in management.... [-]


Master of Science in Microbiology and Immunology

Tulane University - Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (School of Medicine)
Campus Full time 1 year August 2018 USA New Orleans

This one-year post-baccalaureate program leading to the degree of Master of Biomedical Science in Microbiology and Immunology has been designed to prepare students for careers in biomedical sciences and to provide an in-depth educational experience to improve the probability of gaining admission to a postgraduate professional school such as medical, dental, veterinary schools or Ph.D. programs. Class size is limited to 20 students. All courses are taught within the Tulane School of Medicine by full-time faculty. [+]

Strengthen your application to graduate or professional school!

Program overview

This one-year post-baccalaureate program leading to the degree of Master of Biomedical Science in Microbiology and Immunology has been designed to prepare students for careers in biomedical sciences and to provide an in-depth educational experience to improve the probability of gaining admission to a postgraduate professional school such as medical, dental, veterinary schools or Ph.D. programs. Class size is limited to 20 students. All courses are taught within the Tulane School of Medicine by full-time faculty.

Program Calendar

The M.S. in Microbiology and Immunology curriculum is designed for completion within one year. Classes will start late August and end by May of the following year.... [-]


Graduate Entry (MN)

Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
Campus Full time 20 months March 2019 USA Cleveland

The Graduate Entry Nursing Program is for students who are ready for a career in nursing and to receive a Master of Nursing degree. This graduate degree prepares students for practice as an advanced generalist registered nurse and to lead interprofessional, evidence-based initiatives. [+]

A New Career in Nursing

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing's Graduate Entry Nursing Program is your gateway to the exciting, challenging, and fulfilling field of nursing. The Graduate Entry Nursing Program is for students who are ready for a career in nursing and to receive a Master of Nursing degree. This graduate degree prepares students for practice as an advanced generalist registered nurse and to lead interprofessional, evidence-based initiatives. The Master of Nursing degree also allows you to pursue an MSN, DNP, Ph.D., or DNP/Ph.D. degree.

Graduate Entry Nursing Program Highlights The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing has offered post-baccalaureate, graduate entry nursing education since 1979 MN students have over 1,000 hours of clinical experiences Our students earn up to 15 credits toward most MSN majors Student have the opportunity to volunteer in the CWRU Student-Run Free Clinic to receive interprofessional learning experiences Our students routinely pass above the national average on the NCLEX, the RN licensure exam Teaching and learning strategies are geared to the unique learning needs of individuals entering nursing at the graduate level As part of Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing is both a research-intensive environment and a leader in clinical education MN students fulfill their clinical hours at prominent healthcare organizations and world-class hospitals, including University Hospitals Case Medical Center, the Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth Medical Center and the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center. Admission Overview Application information is available on our Graduate Entry Applications Instructions page.... [-]

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

The University Of Veterinary Medicine And Pharmacy In Kosice
Campus Full time 4 - 6 years September 2018 Slovakia Košice

Graduates are qualified for the post-doctoral study and are competent to work in the following areas: small animals clinics, large animals clinics, exotic animals clinics and ZOOs, game reserves, food safety and quality, pharmaceutical industry, research and development, teaching and consultancy, ecology [+]

DVM Diploma: Internationally recognized

INTENDED FOR: Secondary school leavers / Applicants with Bachelor degree in Veterinary or Animal Sciences, Biosciences or related sciences

PLACE: The University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Košice, Slovakia

DURATION: 6 years (12 semesters) / 4 years (8 semesters)

LANGUAGE: English

FORM OF STUDY: Full time

CREDIT SYSTEM: Compatible with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)

GRADUATE PROFILE

Graduates are qualified for the post-doctoral study and are competent to work in the following areas:

small animals clinics large animals clinics exotic animals clinics and ZOOs game reserves food safety and quality pharmaceutical industry research and development teaching and consultancy ecology ORGANISATION OF PROGRAM ... [-]

Master in Veterinary Medicine - On-tier

University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest
Campus Full time 5 years September 2018 Hungary Budapest

UNIVERSITY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE BUDAPEST (U.V.M.B.) 230 years of tradition (founded in 1787). This program is also open to and relevant for high school seniors and recent high school graduates.

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Master 2018. This Program is open to high school graduates as it is a combined Bachelor and Master Program UNIVERSITY OF VETERINARY MEDICINE BUDAPEST (U.V.M.B.) 230 years of tradition (founded in 1787) 30 years of experience with teaching international students In the TOP7 European Veterinary Universities Research Faculty title for its outstanding scientific achievements Valuable European degree: Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE) accreditation, American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accreditation is in progress Secure environment: small, centrally located campus (altogether approximately 1200-1300 students) – students and teachers easily get to know each other The most international veterinary campus in Europe: 65% of students come from foreign countries VETERINARY MEDICINE PROGRAM (MASTER) Practice-oriented training: Theoretical foundation of studies, followed by a practical training on how to treat and cure animals Quality education, 5.5 years: Preclinical period: 4 semesters, main subjects (like Anatomy, Histology, Biochemistry etc) and farm practicum in animal husbandry Clinical-paraclinical period: 7 semesters, includes the paraclinical subjects (like Animal Breeding and Husbandry, Pathology, Pharmacology, Toxicology, Food Hygiene, State Veterinary Medicine and Economics, Forensic Veterinary Medicine etc), and weekly clinical hours in Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Surgery, Obstetrics and Animal Reproduction Small and Large Animal Clinics: provide students, staff, and clients with 21st-century facilities for diagnostics and treatment Well-paid profession: After 5.5 years of studies, students receive the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine diploma. It ensures outstanding career prospects, a respected and acknowledged profession ... [-]