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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 2017. From access to health care to health-related law and health care reform, this concentration explores public health at a legislative, institutional and ethical level. Graduates will understand how health and well-being can be influenced by government and private action and how ethical systems can be created through policies and laws that impact health care and public health. [-]

Master of Public Health (MPH) – 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... [+]

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. [-]

Online Master of Public Health

University College Cork Online
Online Full time September 2017 Ireland Cork

University College Cork (UCC) is offering an online Master of Public Health designed to offer multi-disciplinary academic and experiential development, whatever your professional background. [+]

Master 2017. There is an increasing demand for highly trained public health specialists in Ireland and abroad to tackle major public health issues including health inequalities, communicable diseases, international health development, obesity and smoking. University College Cork (UCC) is meeting this need by offering an online Master of Public Health designed to offer multi-disciplinary academic and experiential development, whatever your professional background. Our online Master of Public Health will arm you with the knowledge and skills necessary to make a real difference in public health. The programme emphasises the use of evidence-based healthcare and practice, enabling participants to put public health principles into effect in both research and professional contexts. After completing the programme you will be able to: Critically analyse theories and issues related to public health Construct arguments around the social, political and economic factors determining the health of populations Demonstrate competence in the key underpinning disciplines and theories of public health, including epidemiology and communicable diseases Demonstrate enhanced knowledge in specific public health areas, including health promotion, health protection, epidemiology and biostatistics in public health Analyse and synthesise evidence and apply it to public health Employ a range of appropriate research and analysis methods with confidence and expertise Why pursue your MPH at UCC? UCC is a leading centre of research in a diverse range of public health areas A significant portion of MPH graduates successfully submit work for international publication Direct contact with multi-discipline public health and epidemiology researchers Exposure to integrative research, both qualitative and... [-]

International Masters for Health Leadership

McGill University
Campus Part time 15 months April 2018 Canada Montreal

The IMHL is an ongoing forum that addresses and advances issues of health care worldwide. The International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL) is a 15-month program of five 12-day modules, followed by a master's degree paper, leading to the degree of Master of Management at McGill University. Each module focuses on a particular leadership mindset. Between modules participants return to the workplace where they apply the pedagogy and insights of the program and bring their challenges back to the classroom. Following the five modules there is a period in which the final paper is written with the guidance of an advisor. This last phase can be done from anywhere in the world. [+]

Transforming the Way Health Care is Managed The International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL) began in 2006 as part of the quest to become a world leader in health care management education. The IMHL is a collaborative effort of McGill's Faculties of Medicine and Management that builds upon the two Faculties' worldwide reputation and acts as an agent of change in health care. Why the IMHL The program's unique approach enables people in the health professions to maintain their position in their organization during the entire program, returning to work between modules. Our unique pedagogy rests on the application to practice, in real time, of concepts, theories and frameworks delivered in the classroom. In addition, all of our content and programming are focused on management and leadership of health care organizations. The IMHL believes that the greatest hope for the improvement of health lies in a deep understanding of how the entire health field works, coupled with a sophisticated appreciation of its management. Benefits for Participants The IMHL pedagogy allows that the learning be applied in real time, between classroom modules, so that managerial practices can be developed and improved during the course of the program. The IMHL is designed to act as a catalyst for change in participants' organizations and communities. The program encourages participants to share their experiences, delving into each other's issues to provide innovative solutions to the challenges they face in their respective work environments. Our participants report increased confidence in undertaking challenges they previously found... [-]

MSc in Medical Devices

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Engineering
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow

This MSc course provides engineers and physical scientists with knowledge and understanding of the medical devices used in diagnosis and treatment of patients. The course is delivered by staff of the EPSRC-funded Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Devices and Health Technologies (CDT), with colleagues from Engineering, the Life Sciences and Physical Sciences. There’s also input from clinical advisers from the NHS and elsewhere... [+]

Master 2017. MSc in Medical Devices This MSc course provides engineers and physical scientists with knowledge and understanding of the medical devices used in diagnosis and treatment of patients. The course is delivered by staff of the EPSRC-funded Centre for Doctoral Training in Medical Devices and Health Technologies (CDT), with colleagues from Engineering, the Life Sciences and Physical Sciences. There’s also input from clinical advisers from the NHS and elsewhere. The training programme equips you with the basic knowledge and terminology in current life science subjects to allow you to explore topics in your own research project with direction from your supervisor. You'll gain practical experience in the life science techniques and an appreciation of interdisciplinary project work. You’ll study This credit-based modular degree comprises assessed instructional classes and project work. You’ll also undertake a research project. You’ll choose from a list of relevant industrial or clinical projects, and submit a thesis. Recent Projects There's a range of projects topics you can choose from. Some of our more recent titles are: Vaccine delivery via high-throughput nanoparticle-enhanced cell imaging in microfluidic devices Development of an optically guided navigated orthopaedic surgical tool (OGNOST) Developing a means of diagnosing and assessing prosodic deficits in people with Parkinson's disease A plastic laser diagnostic platform for assessing the risk of cardiovascular disease Course content Compulsory classes: Medical Science for Engineering Biomedical Instrumentation Biomedical Electronics Professional Studies in Biomedical Engineering Research Methodology Advanced Techniques in Biomedical Research Medical Genomics Introductory Pharmacology Elective classes: Tissue Mechanics Regenerative... [-]

Master in Physical Activity and Active Living

Palacky University
Campus Full time 2 - 2  September 2017 Czech Republic Olomouc

Master in Physical Activity and Active Living prepares you for a career in promoting optimal health, physical activity and fitness. [+]

Master in Physical Activity and Active Living prepares you for a career in promoting optimal health, physical activity and fitness. Supported by the latest research and practice, the central focus of the program is physical activity promotion including: Determinants of exercise adoption and adherence; Childhood obesity; Functional independence for seniors; Management in physical activity (PA); Biomedical aspects of health, prescription of physical activity, fitness and wellness; Recreation and active living; Counseling in PA; Chronic disease management; Research methodology in health sciences, monitoring of PA; Strategies, policies and innovations in PA; Factors related to lifestyle behavior changes; Internships in PA and active living. Offered internships allow students to gain professional experience in all segments of fitness, wellness, health promotion, and the allied health professions. Career opportunities for graduates include Worksite health promotion; Wellness and health promotion specialist; Program or facility coordinator in fitness clubs (industrial and private) or schools; Personal fitness trainer; Group exercise coordinator; Governmental agencies specialist. Opportunities to grow Industry in field of human motion; Internships on national or international level; International cooperation (sharing teaching and methods across universities); Gaining certification (under the student responsibility to pay the fee for certificates). Admission requirements Bachelor or equivalent degree in the field of physical activity, fitness, wellness, exercise or related fields. Relevant and recent experience in wellness/fitness/sport and physical activity programming and/or administration. Commitment to and respect for active lifestyle. English language competence (min. B2 according to CEFR) to be proven by English language certificates. Innovative and attractive features of this... [-]

Master of Public Health

University of Essex Online
Online Part time 24 months October 2017 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 2017. The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme online has been designed for busy health professionals looking to gain a recognised qualification from a top UK university while continuing to work at the same time. This course will provide students with a systematic and critical understanding of the key concepts underlying public health. Through its alignment with the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework this course will develop your ability to undertake independent research culminating in a dissertation project as a capstone to your studies. Why study this subject? The MPH course is the most comprehensive of our Public Health programmes, incorporating the opportunity to complete an independent piece of original research. Building on the Postgraduate Diploma module base, you will also study research design and critical appraisal and complete a dissertation project of your choosing. In addition, you will have the opportunity to complete two further optional modules to tailor your study further. The course culminates in the completion of a dissertation research project where you will have the opportunity to put what you have learned into practice and demonstrate your ability to undertake independent research. The MPH will provide you with a thorough understanding of Public Health in the 21st century and provide an ideal foundation upon which to develop as an effective public health professional. Course Structure Introduction The Master of Public Health (MPH) programme is made up of the following modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 180 credits at Level 7.... [-]

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? ... [-]

Master Early Stimulation

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

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

Master 2017. Student profile Professional entering the master is aware of being fully responsible in the construction of their own knowledge, so take the time to study, practice and research of the topics covered in class. It is important that you have a high level of creativity and innovation, also with important skills of interaction with other people, especially minors. But primarily it is committed to fully meeting schedules materials, rotations, practical processes and workshops, in a timely and consistent. And with the fulfillment of due process and the rule of graduate of the University Santa Paula. You should be able to make a critical reading of the various proposals on early stimulation, paradigmatic form criteria for differentiating positions and become aware of how important are their individual actions for Costa Rican society. Finally his act must be permanently governed by the fulfillment of Human Rights and the Rights of Children. Especially in his practice must be based on ethical and moral values ​​that promote the integral development of the person and the welfare of society. GOALS Purpose This postgraduate course aims to create in Costa Rica spaces specialized vocational training in an area of ​​high demand such as early stimulation for professionals in related to health, education and development of children under 6 areas, taking into account the recent emergence of knowledge provided by the development of new technology that allows access to training development and functioning human brain at an early age. Seeks to open spaces for training... [-]

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 Public Health – Health Promotion

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University’s Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Promotion will enrich your understanding and enhance your credentials as you gain a level of expertise regarding solutions to healthcare, disease prevention, and nutrition. [+]

Master 2017. Liberty University’s Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Promotion will enrich your understanding and enhance your credentials as you gain a level of expertise regarding solutions to healthcare, disease prevention, and nutrition. Master skills pertinent to a growing career field. Whether your interest is career advancement, education, or impacting society, you will achieve a rich understanding of how to manage and educate others regarding the importance of health and wellness that will influence the health of individuals, communities, school, workplaces, and more. As you create opportunities to further your career, including those in the mission field, as you establish a potential platform to enter closed countries. Courses will prepare you to serve effectively as a public health expert in the modern world, integrating faith with learning in a professional atmosphere. Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

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 your community and around the world. *World Health Statistics 2012, World Health Organization" Advance your career with a Roehampton Online masters programme Because we believe that learning can only be life-changing when we apply what we learn, we develop masters programmes designed to reflect the most contemporary thinking in the area of study, meaning you’ll learn skills that will be relevant to your career right now, and in the future. Learning model and programme structure Each of the Roehampton Online masters programmes has been designed to help you move forward in your life and follows the same basic structure. Every online programme is made up of seven modules and a... [-]

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 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 Penal... [-]

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. [+]

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 (3) 719 Materials,... [-]

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. [+]

Master 2017. 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. [-]