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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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University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) in Seniors Care is designed to enable participants to lead, design and deliver comprehensive care and services for senio ... [+]

*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.

The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) in Seniors Care is designed to enable participants to lead, design and deliver comprehensive care and services for seniors in a range of community and institutional settings.

The proportion of seniors is accelerating rapidly. While many services are provided in the public sector there is an increasing number and range of services for seniors in the private and non-profit sectors as well. These demographic trends highlight the pressing need for health professionals who can create the future of seniors care in the community and institutional contexts.

As a health care specialist in seniors care, you are responsible to improve patient outcomes and foster the well-being of seniors. You have to lead, design and deliver comprehensive care and services for seniors. With a dual focus on strengthening your skills in the technical aspects of seniors care and deepening your capacity as a leader, this program will help you to develop innovative solutions, manage collaborative teams and lead projects.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
January 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Drew University

Humanizing healthcare is the mission of the Medical Humanities program at Drew University. The curriculum melds academic inquiry with real-world experience to prepare stu ... [+]

About the Program

Humanizing healthcare is the mission of the Medical Humanities program at Drew University. The curriculum melds academic inquiry with real-world experience to prepare students for careers throughout the healthcare industry. Students participate in practicums at hospitals, non-profits, and other healthcare organizations throughout the greater New York City region. Close faculty mentorship guides graduate students through rigorous research and practical experience, which prepares them for careers as healthcare professionals and advocates.

Master of Medical Humanities (33 credits)

Requires the completion of ten courses plus thesis. Five courses (Introduction to Medical Humanities and Humanism, Bioethics, Introduction to Medical Narrative, Medical Anthropology, and Masters Practicum/Internship) are required. The five remaining courses are taken as seminar electives. All Master of Medical Humanities students must prepare a three-credit thesis of 50-75 pages.... [-]

USA Madison
August 2019
Full-time
Campus
Webster University

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 gr ... [+]

M.H.A. Health Administration

Now is the time to accelerate your healthcare career with a Master of Health Administration (MHA) from Webster University. The healthcare industry is one of the fastest growing areas of today's economy, making the need for well-trained healthcare professionals even more critical. These professionals are an invaluable piece of the medical and health industry and are often involved in planning, directing, coordinating and supervising the healthcare we count on for ourselves and our families.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities for medical and health services managers are expected to grow much faster in the next 10 years, allowing those in the healthcare administration to have even more specialized options to choose from in the future.... [-]

USA Orlando St. Louis
August 2019
Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
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
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
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
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
August 2019
2 - 6 find your juris doctor
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
Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School 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 ... [+]

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.... [-]
USA Cleveland
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Full-time
20 months
Campus
Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences

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

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... [-]

Austria Krems an der Donau
October 2019
Full-time
6 years
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
Bellarmine University

Medical Laboratory Scientists (formerly Clinical Laboratory Scientists or Medical Technologists) provide the science that supports healthcare. Most diagnostic and therape ... [+]

Medical Laboratory Scientists (formerly Clinical Laboratory Scientists or Medical Technologists) provide the science that supports healthcare. Most diagnostic and therapeutic medical decisions are based on laboratory test results generated by a Medical Laboratory Scientist. They apply skill and instrumentation to analyze blood cells and body fluids, to identify disease-causing bacteria and viruses, and to perform testing prior to transfusions and transplantation. MLS graduates are employed primarily in hospital laboratories, but also enjoy career opportunities in biomedical research, forensics, biotechnology, toxicology, health care administration, pharmaceuticals, and other industries. An MLS degree also provides excellent preparation for medical, dental, or graduate school.... [-]

USA Louisville
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Tulane University - Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program (School of Medicine)

This program is designed to enrich the scientific research experience and improve the academic credentials of students interested in careers in the biotech and pharmaceut ... [+]

This is a full-time two-year post-baccalaureate program leading to a Master of Science in Molecular and Cellular Pathobiology. This program is designed to enrich the scientific research experience and improve the academic credentials of students interested in careers in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, as well as in academia. The degree requirements in this program include 30 credit hours of coursework with a cumulative GPA ≥ 3.0, plus preparation and successful defense of a thesis. In the second year, students will conduct mentored research in the Department of Pathology. Recipients of the Master of Science in Molecular and Cellular Pathobiology will demonstrate advanced knowledge in the molecular and cellular basis of disease and develop quantitative and qualitative research skills in data collection and analyses. Graduates of this program will possess the required skills to conduct independent research.... [-]

USA New Orleans
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Full-time
2 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