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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... [-]

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. [+]

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. Level 7... [-]

Master Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture

University of Malta
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Malta Valletta

The course leading to the degree of Master in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture will enable qualified medical practitioners and health-care professionals to understand the essential theory of Chinese medicine, to be familiar with the knowledge and techniques of acupuncture, and to safely manage common appropriate conditions through the use of acupuncture. [+]

Master 2017. The course leading to the degree of Master in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture will enable qualified medical practitioners and health-care professionals to understand the essential theory of Chinese medicine, to be familiar with the knowledge and techniques of acupuncture, and to safely manage common appropriate conditions through the use of acupuncture. The teaching programme is designed to cover the core subjects of Chinese culture and traditional medicine in general and acupuncture in particular. COURSE OVERVIEW The University of Malta, in collaboration with Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, will provide a comprehensive theory and practical-based programme of studies to enable persons who are already licensed as health professionals acquire knowledge related to Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Culture. The course will facilitate learning within a structured framework covering topics relevant to the practice of the speciality. The ethos of the course is to ensure that future graduates will be in a position to make significant contributions not only towards clinical care, but also towards promoting the academic aspects of the speciality in teaching and research. Through this course, students will understand the essential theory of Chinese medicine, become familiar with the knowledge and techniques of acupuncture, and safely manage common appropriate conditions through the use of acupuncture. The teaching programme is designed to cover the core subjects of Chinese medicine in general and acupuncture, in particular. This course meets the requirements for recognition status as defined by the Malta Council for the Professions Complementary to Medicine. LEARNING... [-]

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. [+]

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 and training... [-]

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. [-]

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. [+]

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 Record Application... [-]

Master's Degree in Welfare Technology

Satakunta University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 18 - 30 months September 2017 Finland Pori Rauma Huittinen Kankaanpää Finland Online + 4 more

Master’s Degree in Welfare Technology provides you with specific skills in concepts, methods and knowledge of the field. As a result, you can work in tasks where you can apply these skills in professional problem situations, research and innovation tasks and in management. [+]

Master 2017. Master's Degree in Welfare Technology Are you looking to enhance your career prospects in Welfare Technology? If you are a professional in engineering, business, hospitality management, healthcare or social services with 3 years of post-graduate working experience. Master's Degree Master of Health Care (90 ECTS) Master of Engineering (60 ECTS) Master Care & Technology (90 ECTS) – international master degree programme in a European university consortium (joint degree option) Important Dates Application period: 15 March – 5 April 2017 Entrance examination: 29 May 2017 Studies begin: 1st September 2017 Planned duration: 1,5–2,5 years Apply at studyinfo.fi You have to fill in the application form at Studyinfo during the application period: Master of Engineering, Welfare Technology, Pori Master of Health Care, Welfare Technology, Pori Deepen your expertise Master’s Degree in Welfare Technology provides you with specific skills in concepts, methods and knowledge of the field. As a result, you can work in tasks where you can apply these skills in professional problem situations, research and innovation tasks and in management. In addition, you are able to assess and develop your personal skills, work practice and knowledge of the field. You also develop skills in international interaction and communication. The degree programme involves multidisciplinary and international cooperation, where expertise from different fields is combined to produce new, innovative solutions and operational models in the field of welfare technology. The master’s degree title in social services and health care depends on the previous degree. We Offer You Innovative programme in Welfare... [-]

Master Advanced Pharmaceutical Engineering – ADPHARMING

Ecole Des Mines D’Albi-Carmaux | EMAC
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Albi

ADPHARMING course offers challenging opportunities for students interested in developing a career in the pharmaceutical industry. ADPHARMING aims at developing a new kind of leaders with a global high-level training for R & D, drug production, quality management, lean management, logistics and supply chain, in the field of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, biotechnology… [+]

ACCREDITATION Master n°20160208 Accredited on March 2016 by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research for 5 years. In co-accreditation with Institut Mines-Télécom, Paris, France. The Master ADPHARMING started on 15th september 2016. ENVIRONMENT The fast growing Pharmerging markets will worth 50% of the global pharmaceutical market in 2020, with an annual growth of 15% a year. Most pharmaceutical industries will have to increase their production and supply chain, in accordance with the international regulations, and to develop new dosage forms, in line with the best world standards. STRONG POINTS OF THE SCHOOL/PROGRAM Mines Albi is accredited by the French Ministry of Industry Mines-Albi is accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research Mines-Albi International Campus is located at the heart of the Europe’s highly innovative pharmaceutical industry Mines-Albi International Campus http://www.mines-albi.fr is located in Albi, UNESCO World heritage 2010. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1337/ Strong network with the industries and academic institutions ADPHARMING master is an unique master taught entirely in English in France and in small groups in this field Free French language courses 6-month master thesis in industry or in a research lab Master boosted by the research department RAPSODEE (CNRS UMR 5302) Mines-Albi/RAPSODEE have more than 20 years of experience in Pharmaceutical engineering teaching and research Strong network with the industries and academic institutions An international team for international students A quality-chartered “Welcome to International Students” package Scholarships based on academic excellence are available for outstanding candidates COURSE AIMS ADPHARMING course offers challenging opportunities for students interested... [-]

Master of Management – Healthcare Administration

National American University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Austin

The Master of Management program offers graduates of diverse undergraduate programs the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills base in the area of management. The program is designed to help the student develop a well-rounded portfolio of management knowledge, skills and abilities along with a holistic view of the organization. [+]

Master 2017. The Master of Management program offers graduates of diverse undergraduate programs the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills base in the area of management. The program is designed to help the student develop a well-rounded portfolio of management knowledge, skills and abilities along with a holistic view of the organization. Course topics focus on management issues in areas such as human resources, marketing, information technology, finance and accounting, leadership, communication and international business. The degree program consists of 10 courses and successful completion of 45 credit hours. Emphasis Healthcare Administration: - Student will focus on the management implications of current economics issues, funding streams, expenditures, legal and regulatory issues and ethical issues. - Assess the transportability and applicability of best practices across international systems - Establish a conceptual framework for understanding the interconnections between health care administration and health care policy. Electives Fiscal & Regulatory Issues in Health Services Global Issues in Health Care Health Care Admin & Policy Career Options Hospital Administrator Pharmaceutical Product Manager Medical Practice Manager Health Informatics manager [-]

Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) (course-based)

Walden University
Campus or Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA USA Online Minneapolis + 1 more

Gain insight into the laws, regulations, court decisions, and health policies that impact service providers through Walden’s Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program. [+]

Gain insight into the laws, regulations, court decisions, and health policies that impact service providers through Walden’s Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) program. Learn the core competencies and best practices of the profession, including financial management, strategic planning, and economic analysis. Build a solid foundation in healthcare management through our high-quality, relevant curriculum developed in collaboration with leading healthcare experts. Specializations (in addition to the General Program) Leadership and Organizational Development Systems and Policy [-]

Master of Public Health – Global Health

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2017 USA Lynchburg

The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) in Global Health online program offered through Liberty University is an applied science degree that focuses on epidemiology and biostatics. [+]

Master 2017. The Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) in Global Health online program offered through Liberty University is an applied science degree that focuses on epidemiology and biostatics. It provides both knowledge and practical experience for those seeking a career in public health, including a required practicum designed to develop leadership ability and communication skills. Areas of study include biostatistics, principles of epidemiology and environmental health, public health administration, social and behavioral theory, and research methods. Non-Discrimination Policy [-]

Master Management of Health Institutions

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Part time 4 semesters October 2017 Austria Krems

The aim of the Master programme in Management of Health Institutions is to provide -besides strategic management skills in combination with socio-dynamic leadership skills an international insight in the health care sector and cross-linked reasoning under ethical viewpoints. [+]

Master Management of Health Institutions

Language of instruction: German/some courses in English

 

Every September we welcome a new intake of students for our graduate programme, which is offered in German. Some courses with an international focus are held in English.

 

The primary objective of the Master degree in Management of Health Institutions is to develop students' strategic management and interpersonal leadership skills. The programme also provides a holistic, comparative analysis of health care institutions in various countries, and highlights the networked approach and ethical perspective expected of managers in the health sector.... [-]


Online Master of Healthcare Administration in Strategy and Innovation

Adventist University of Health Sciences
Online Part time 19 - 36 months September 2017 USA Orlando

Healthcare markets are expanding. The workforce is growing. That means demand for new leadership is rising, too. At Adventist University of Health Sciences, we see firsthand what health systems need. We’re part of a large network that includes 350 healthcare facilities. That’s what drives us to develop leaders who can approach progress with purpose. [+]

Master 2017. Healthcare markets are expanding. The workforce is growing. That means demand for new leadership is rising, too. At Adventist University of Health Sciences, we see firsthand what health systems need. We’re part of a large network that includes 350 healthcare facilities. That’s what drives us to develop leaders who can approach progress with purpose. Through the online Master of Healthcare Administration in Strategy and Innovation, you can learn to steer multifaceted health systems toward a culture of innovation, all in line with your core morals. We believe furthering healthcare starts with advancing dedicated leaders like you. It’s why we provide tracks from the associate or bachelor’s level – to put our faith in your initiative at every stage of your career. This includes an executive MHA for experienced leaders seeking to build new strengths. Bachelor's to MHA Degree Overview A complete approach to healing the health system The Adventist University online Master of Healthcare Administration in Strategy and Innovation helps experienced healthcare workers develop the values, knowledge, and skills that can help them advance. Through the online MHA program, bachelor’s degree-holding students can learn to analyze and apply modern concepts to spawn positive change and growth in various health settings. From managing budgets to filing HR reports, courses explore the framework of health systems from both a mission-based and strategic perspective. Guided by a caring faculty of experienced health administrators, students can gain valuable insights to lead, whether it’s managing small teams or directing entire organizations. Here’s how... [-]