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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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Webster University

Now is the time to accelerate your healthcare career with a Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) from Webster University. The healthcare industry is one of the fastes ... [+]

M.H.A. Health Administration

Now is the time to accelerate your healthcare career with a Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) 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.... [-]

USA St. Louis Orlando
January 2020
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
The Milken Institute School of Public Health

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 deliv ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Online
University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions

The Master of Public Health program prepares future public health leaders to address pressing public health issues at the local, state, national, and global levels. The M ... [+]

An interprofessional degree for tomorrow's public health leaders. Study public health in classrooms that extend well beyond campus borders, into a city famous for its forward-thinking approach to public health advocacy and community outreach.

The Master of Public Health program prepares future public health leaders to address pressing public health issues at the local, state, national, and global levels. The MPH promotes community engagement, professional collaborations, evidence-based practice, and public health advocacy. Graduates gain the knowledge and skills to improve population health while identifying and assessing the health needs of underserved populations in their communities and around the world, with an emphasis on preventative strategies and practices.... [-]

USA San Francisco
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Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
McMaster University

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 ... [-]
Canada Hamilton
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 32 months
Online
University of Otago - Wellington Department of Medicine

The Otago Master of Occupational Medicine degree (MOccMed) is part of an internationally accredited programme that will enable part-time registered medical practitioners ... [+]

Overview

The Otago Master of Occupational Medicine degree (MOccMed) is part of an internationally accredited programme that will enable part-time registered medical practitioners to develop competencies for professional occupational medicine practice at a registered or board certified specialist level in any country in the world.

The master's degree (normally taken part-time by students continuing their usual work) extends the existing Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Medicine (PGDipOccMed), and students will normally have completed the diploma prior to being accepted into the master's papers. The programme builds on the fundamental principles and clinical practice leading to management and research evaluation of occupational medicine and ensuring that staff are fit to engage in safe work.... [-]

New Zealand Wellington
March 2020
Part-time
3 years
Online
Northeast Ohio Medical University- College of Graduate Studies

This non-traditional program is geared toward the working professional who would like to broaden his or her role in improving community health, especially in this changin ... [+]

Improving Public Health Through Research & Service

This non-traditional program is geared toward the working professional who would like to broaden their role in improving community health, especially in this changing health care environment. The program provides graduates with a foundation of public health skills and knowledge, including analytic skills, research strategies, community assessment methods, program implementation, evaluation, and policy development within an ethical and culturally sensitive perspective.

Master of Public Health Program

Students take six core courses, three generalist track courses, capstone project, and electives. The entire degree is 42 semester credits. Degrees for students enrolled at NEOMED are granted by Northeast Ohio Medical University. The Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health program is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.... [-]

USA Rootstown Township
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2 - 6 find your juris doctor
Campus
Bellarmine University

The Respiratory Therapy Department offers a two-year graduate program for the individual who holds a bachelor’s degree in another field. In two years, qualified individua ... [+]

Respiratory Therapy at Bellarmine

The Respiratory Therapy Department offers a two-year graduate program for the individual who holds a bachelor’s degree in another field. In two years, qualified individuals can earn a master’s degree and begin an exciting career as a respiratory therapist. Respiratory therapists are healthcare professionals who evaluate and treat persons of all ages having lung and heart disorders. The responsibilities of the therapist include pulmonary function assessment, diagnostic testing, administering oxygen and aerosolized drugs, breathing retraining and pulmonary rehabilitation, acute care management of patients requiring ventilatory support, and emergency care. Respiratory therapists find careers in multiple settings including the hospital, home care, and rehabilitation.... [-]

USA Louisville
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick

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 he ... [+]

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 (MSHSM) 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 MSHSM 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 health care 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.... [-]

Full-time
Campus
University of Veterinary Medicine 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 rece ... [+]

Master 2019. 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 ... [-]
Hungary Budapest
September 2019
Full-time
5 years
Campus
Goethe Dental School, Goethe University 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 tra ... [+]

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).... [-]

Germany Frankfurt
November 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined
Swansea University

Our Graduate Entry Medicine programme is unique in Wales and one of just a handful of similar programmes of medical study in the UK open to graduates of any discipline. T ... [+]

Our Graduate Entry Medicine programme is unique in Wales and one of just a handful of similar programmes of medical study in the UK open to graduates of any discipline.

This accelerated, four-year medical degree follows an innovative, integrated spiral curriculum designed to reflect the way in which clinicians approach patients and how patients present to doctors.

You will study the basic biomedical sciences in the context of clinical medicine, public health, pathology, therapeutics, ethics, and psycho-social issues in patient management.

Together with a strong focus on clinical and communication skills, you will develop the academic, practical, and personal qualities to practise medicine competently and with confidence.... [-]

United Kingdom Swansea
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
ESEM France

ESEM France offers to integrate a Master's degree in dentistry at one of its partner campuses in Portugal. The training in dentistry has a total duration of 5 years, it i ... [+]

ESEM France offers to integrate a Master 's degree in dentistry at one of its partner campuses in Portugal.

The training in dentistry has a total duration of 5 years, it is accessible WITHOUT COURSES PACES from the baccalaureate.

The first two years of the training take place 100% in French,

From the third year of study, the training takes place in the language of the host university. ESEM France translates all of your course material in French.

ESEM France offers you the unique chance to study dental medicine through an international curriculum, by integrating universities of excellence in cities acclaimed for their cultural wealth.

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France Toulon
September 2019
French
Full-time
5 years
Campus
Washburn University

The Master of Health Science (MHS) in Health Care Education mission is to prepare existing healthcare professionals to be effective teachers and leaders who are capable o ... [+]

The Master of Health Science (MHS) in Health Care Education mission is to prepare existing healthcare professionals to be effective teachers and leaders who are capable of serving diverse learners within healthcare organizations and allied health degree programs. The MHS program is designed to provide small cohorts instruction in 8-week classes, one subject at a time, allowing full-time health care professionals to complete their master's degree while working full-time. Cohorts begin each fall. The program is fully online and asynchronous.

MHS Admission Criteria

To be eligible for the MHS program, you must have 1. Completed a Bachelor's degree and 2 years professional work experience in a healthcare environment. Professional experience includes, but is not limited to:... [-]

USA Topeka
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Full-time
Part-time
21 - 42 months
Online
University of Louisville

The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is the professional degree offered by the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences (SPHIS). SPH ... [+]

Overview

The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is the professional degree offered by the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences (SPHIS). SPHIS is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Academic and applied research, along with community involvement, provides a foundation for practical solutions that address the full range of challenges in protecting the health of the public. With an MPH degree from SPHIS, you become a part of that foundation.

Program Highlights New concentrations now being offered: Global Public Health with an emphasis in Maternal & Child Health and Health Policy Nationally-known faculty Leading-edge information technologies Challenging, real-world experiences Concentrations are available in these specialty areas of public health: biostatistics, epidemiology, health promotion & behavior, global public health/maternal & child health, and health policy. A dynamic collaboration with the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness provides first-hand opportunities to address public health challenges in a top-20 U.S. city. Students applying to the MPH program can specify a concentration at the time of application or, if they choose, apply without designating a concentration. The MPH curriculum is designed to allow completion of the core curriculum in the first semester allowing students to explore each of the core areas without designating a concentration. Students admitted without designating a concentration must select their concentrations by December 1st of the first semester. This applies to all concentrations except for those students interested in global health. Practice & Integrative Learning Experience ... [-]
USA Louisville
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Barcelona College of Chiropractic - BCC

The BCC curriculum – With the assistance of curriculum development experts, and with feedback from major stakeholders, the BCC has developed its unique curriculum that st ... [+]

The BCC curriculum – With the assistance of curriculum development experts, and with feedback from major stakeholders, the BCC has developed its unique curriculum that strives to marry the discipline of chiropractic with advanced teaching, learning and assessment strategies.

Bilingual College

BCC is an international college with two official languages – Spanish and English. During the first year, the College provides simultaneously translated lectures and supportive language courses, to enable students to follow classes while improving their language. During the last two years, most theory classes are taught in English while practical experience takes place in Spanish.

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Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
5 - 5 years
Campus