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