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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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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

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... [+]

Master Degree 2017. 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 – 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. [+]

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. [-]

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 Degree 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 quantitative Coursework has a strong international public health focus [-]

Master in E-Health Management

Rome Business School
Campus or Online Full time 9 months March 2017 Italy Rome

Under the patronage of SIT – the Italian Society of Telemedicine - The Rome Business School’s Master’s Degree Course in e-Health Management has been designed to supply training on organizational processes and technologies aimed at the proper introduction and management of ICT solutions and Telemedicine in Health Systems. [+]

Under the patronage of SIT – the Italian Society of Telemedicine - The Rome Business School’s Master’s Degree Course in e-Health Management has been designed to supply training on organizational processes and technologies aimed at the proper introduction and management of ICT solutions and Telemedicine in Health Systems. E-Health is the combined use of information technology and electronic communication, especially the internet, in the health sector, for clinical, educational and administrative purposes; both on-site and at distance (in which case it is called Telemedicine). E-Health is not only a technical development, but also represents a way of thinking, a commitment, an organizational approach to improve health care locally or regionally by using the new opportunities presented by Information and Communication Technology. Training Objectives On completion of the training course, attendees will: - understand e-Health and Telemedicine terminologies and their areas of application - be aware of the most widespread and innovative technology platforms and solutions available - possess the skills to evaluate and choose the best e-Health projects and solutions - be able to manage the organizational aspects stemming from the introduction of e-Health in an Institution, a Region, or a Country - be able to apply the knowledge of the best-in-class European e-Health projects to the domestic contexts - be e-Health evangelists. Course Contents - Introduction, Terms and General Concepts - Health Technology Assessment - Electronic Medical Records - National Electronic Health Records - Chronic Disease Management - EMR for Primary Care - Clinical Decision Support Systems - UK WSD “The Largest Randomised Control Trial of Telehealth and Telecare in the World” - Better Health Through IT - Standards and Interoperability - Telemedicine: areas of use and technologies - Introducing e-Health in Hospital environments - Economics of e-Health - Healthcare reform: changing the healthcare models in Europe - ESA activities in Telemedicine: space technology for downstream eHealth applications - E-Health experiences in the Italian regions - E-Health in Hospitals - Telemedicine for local organizations - Telemedicine for developing Countries - Public-Private Partnerships - Designing of e-health projects - European Structural Funding for e-Health management Fees The participation fee for the Master’s Degree in E-Health Management is € 3.500,00. The course is structured in: - 20 two hour seminars and - a final project work. Attendance formulas This course may be attended in the following formulas: - on campus, at the Rome Business School Rome headquarters. - distance learning, through a cutting edge e-learning platform with live lectures and a great teacher-student interaction. [-]

Master of Engineering (MEng)

Keck Graduate Institute
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 USA Claremont

KGI's two year Master of Engineering (MEng) in Biopharmaceutical Processing is designed for high potential individuals seeking a career in biopharmaceutical processing and biomanufacturing. [+]

Master Degree 2017. KGI's two year Master of Engineering (MEng) in Biopharmaceutical Processing is designed for high potential individuals seeking a career in biopharmaceutical processing and biomanufacturing. Students enrolled in this program will: Develop a powerful network through hands on coaching and mentoring by senior academic and industry experts, housed within KGI's Amgen Bioprocessing Center. Obtain state of the art scientific and technical skills required to take potential drug molecules from discovery to commercial application through participation in conference style lectures, seminars, individual and teamwork assignments and a capstone Team Design Project. Become skilled in key biomanufacturing areas including product and process development, process validation, CMC regulatory compliance and quality. Enhance their professional skills and obtain knowledge of management issues within the biopharmaceutical industry. Have opportunities to study abroad, participate in a paid industry internship, take part in a team project sponsored by industry, or participate in research activities within the Amgen Bioprocessing Center. Learn essential skills required for a rewarding career in the biopharmaceutical processing. PROGRAM OVERVIEW The MEng is an intensive two year program housed within the Amgen Bioprocessing Center at KGI. The program is designed to train students to become bioprocess engineering professionals employed within the biopharmaceutical industry. Curriculum and Tracks: Core courses within the MEng program contain workshops and laboratory courses designed to develop technical knowledge and skills in biopharmaceutical process engineering. The curriculum also includes management and regulatory courses so that graduates will have sufficient knowledge in these areas to operate as professionals in the widest variety of corporate settings, and be productive member of teams under all circumstances. In addition to core coursework, students are assigned to either the engineering or science track, depending on their undergraduate training. Each track contains prerequisite courses that are intended to provide skills in areas that have not been covered by the students in their undergraduate degree courses. For example, students with degrees in life sciences and little to no mathematical and physical sciences will register on the engineering track. Additional courses for these students in their first year will include mathematical techniques for scientists and engineers, foundation courses on transport phenomena, including momentum, mass and heat. In contrast, students who join the course program with degrees in chemical and mechanical engineering will take additional courses in basic biology and biochemistry in the first year of the MEng program. Most semester courses are 1.5 credits. A typical 1.5 credit course consists of approximately 24 contact hours plus 60-70 hours for tutorials, small team assignments, course work, seminars, tests, revisions and private study. The schematic below shows the breakdown of the major components within the program. Advising and Corporate Mentoring: All students will be assigned two advisors to guide their academic and professional career development. The first is an academic advisor from the bioprocessing faculty, who will provide advice and guidance on each student's academic progress. The second advisor is an industry mentor, typically a bioprocess engineering faculty with considerable industry experience or a professional affiliated with the Amgen Bioprocessing Center l. The industry mentor will provide career advice and professional networking guidance. All students will work with their advisors to create an individual development plan that will help guide students from matriculation at KGI through graduation. OUTCOMES The overarching outcome of the Master of Engineering in Biopharmaceutical Processing is for all graduates of the program to develop impactful careers in industry. To accomplish this goal, KGI faculty has developed several learning outcomes for the program, along with identifying key skills that all students should possess when they graduate. Learning outcomes Students use bioprocessing principles to design processes necessary to translate basic life science discoveries into commercial products, which benefit society. Students contribute effectively in an interdisciplinary team to work complex process engineering challenges associated with biomanufacturing of biologics. Students understand the IP, regulatory, business, and marketing functions of the biopharmaceutical industry. Students communicate effectively in an external environment composed of scientists, engineers and business professionals. Students adhere to ethical principles in research, development, regulatory and quality issues inherent in the biopharmaceutical and related industries. Key skills conferred through the Program: 21st Century Biologics Process and Product Research, Design and Development Chemistry, Manufacturing & Control (CMC) Regulatory Compliance and Quality Control Technology Development Biomanufacturing platforms Process Validation Supply Chain Management Quality-by-Design Continuous Product and Process Improvement Process Economics and Cost Analysis Leadership, Project Management and Professionalism Ethics Change Advocacy [-]

Master Palliative Care

Universidad Santa Paula
Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Costa Rica San José

The / the Masters in Palliative Care is a professional with interdisciplinary training, high spirit of service and strong commitment to the sick person in terminalidad conditions and state of limited life. [+]

Student profile The / the Masters in Palliative Care is a professional with interdisciplinary training, high spirit of service and strong commitment to the sick person in terminalidad conditions and state of limited life. Applies the model of comprehensive care to the patient and his family, and is capable of performing interventions together to promote the improvement of the quality of life of sick people in palliative conditions, promoting, protecting their dignity and independence. GOALS Purpose The purpose of the Master of Palliative Care It is to train professionals of Health Sciences in Palliative Care for comprehensive care of the carrier population of advanced disease who do not respond to curative treatment, in order to maintain or improve their quality of life and that of his family. This graduate looking for professionals in Health Sciences to acquire the necessary training to integrate work teams that work in an interdisciplinary and can transcend into transdisciplinary. General and specific objectives. General objectives Train professionals at postgraduate level in Palliative Care in order to meet the requirements of society in this field, thus improving the quality of life of those people who carry terminal disease or condition of limited life stage through a comprehensive intervention. Specific objectives The main objectives of this postgraduate course is aimed at training professionals able to: 1. Responding to the demands of scientific-therapeutic and epidemiological profile of the Costa Rican population in the field of Palliative Care 2 to progress. Intervene in time in order to raise the quality of life of people who are the subject of his speech in March. Form teams in inter and transdisciplinary health with the purpose of providing comprehensive care to the patient, family and emotional environment. 4. Develop research projects in their field to help improve the impact of the services provided in the field of palliative care. 5. Promote the development of palliative care services of high quality in accordance with the requirements and opportunities offered by the health market. 6. Respond sensitively to the comprehensive needs of the patient, his family and his entourage to the pain, the process of death and mourning. [-]

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 Degree 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. [-]

Graduate Programs in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (MSTCM, DACM, DAOM)

California Institute of Integral Studies
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years Open Enrollment USA San Francisco

A distinguished faculty and rigorous curriculum have established the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) as the premier Chinese medicine college and Acupuncture school in the US since 1980. [+]

Graduate Programs in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (MSTCM, DACM, DAOM) A distinguished faculty and rigorous curriculum have established the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), school of acupuncture and Chinese medicine as the premier Chinese medicine college and Acupuncture school in the US since 1980. Our three advanced degrees offer in-depth education and hands-on experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Chinese herbalism, Shiatsu and Tui Na massage, and holistic healing. Our graduates are expert healers who work in independent settings and integrative medicine teams and are leaders in their field. ACTCM's Master’s degree (MSTCM) offers students new to the field comprehensive knowledge and clinical proficiency in order to become a practicing health care provider and acupuncturist. Our First Professional Doctorate (DACM) is for new students to the field who wish to enter the profession on the doctorate level. We also offer an advanced post graduate doctorate degree for practicing acupuncturists (DAOM) who wish to develop new clinical and academic skills and engage in research, teaching, and scholarly work. About Us Founded in 1980 in San Francisco, The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) is one of the oldest acupuncture and Chinese medicine colleges in the country. Distinguished faculty and a rigorous curriculum have established ACTCM as a truly exceptional program that brings in students from all over the world. ACTCM offers master’s and doctorate degrees in acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine as well as a broad selection of certificate programs, public classes, and continuing education courses. In 2015, ACTCM joined with the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) which is also based in San Francisco. Recognized as “Best of the Bay”, the ACTCM Acupuncture & Herbal Clinic, and off-site clinics serve as a training ground for students while providing affordable health care services to the community. The college has also been honored for its strong leadership role in promoting sustainable health care, particularly through protecting endangered species with WWF, AAF, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, and Save the Tiger Fund. Our Mission ACTCM will provide an exemplary professional education and quality patient care in acupuncture and Chinese medicine and related health care fields. Our Vision ACTCM will be an international center of educational excellence that advances professional collaboration and sustainability in Chinese medicine and health care. Our Core Values ACTCM embraces the philosophy and spirit of Traditional Chinese Medicine and seek to embody the following values in every endeavor: Integrity & Intellectual Freedom Diversity & Respect Caring & Compassion Harmony & Balance Collaboration & Leadership Interested in ACTCM? ACTCM is distinguished by the excellence of our programs and faculty, and by the unequaled opportunity we provide our students to explore and grow in the field of Chinese Medicine. Admissions ACTCM at CIIS offers two degree programs to students beginning their Chinese medicine careers, a Masters program (MSTCM) and a first professional Doctorate program (DACM). For students who are already practicing in the field and/or are licensed, we offer a post graduate Doctorate program (DAOM). View our course catalog to learn more about classes offered in each program at www.actcm.edu or www.ciis.edu. ACTCM is currently accepting applications for all programs. [-]

University of Essex Online Master of Public Health

Stafford
Online Part time 2 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Online Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Online Qatar Qatar Online Oman Oman Online Lebanon Lebanon Online Kuwait Kuwait Online Jordan Jordan Online Iran Iran Online Bahrain Bahrain Online Syria Syria Online + 18 more

The Master of Public Health (MPH) course is the most comprehensive of our Public Health programmes, incorporating the opportunity to complete an independent piece of original research. [+]

Master Degree 2017. No travel required. Personal university tutor. No Exams. Assignment based assessments. Live online lectures and lecturecasts The Master of Public Health (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 Master of Public Health 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. Entry Requirements There are two entry routes onto the University of Essex Online MPH: Academic Entry Route: In order to satisfy the Academic Entry Route requirements for our MPH programme you must have the following qualifications as a minimum: An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Open Entry Route: In order to satisfy the Open Entry Route requirements for our MPH programme you must meet the following criteria as a minimum: At least 5 years’ relevant senior level work experience. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Your application will be considered on an individual basis taking into account your motivation for doing the course, prior work experience, CPD and other relevant qualifications that demonstrate your ability to successfully complete the programme. [-]

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

University of San Francisco - School of Nursing and Health Professions
Campus or Online Full time September 2017 USA San Francisco

This pathway of the Master of Science in Nursing program prepares RNs already holding an associate’s or bachelor’s degree to advance within the field by gaining experience to develop and manage patient care plans, and to advocate for best practices and outcomes within the health care field. [+]

This pathway of the Master of Science in Nursing program prepares RNs already holding an associate’s or bachelor’s degree to advance within the field by gaining experience to develop and manage patient care plans, and to advocate for best practices and outcomes within the health care field. The program, rated among the top in the country, prepares students as Clinical Nurse Leaders (CNLs). It comprises 35 credits for RNs with a BSN and 46 credits for RNs with an ADN over the course of two years of study. Designed with a flexible schedule of classroom instruction plus clinical practice. The CNL Role The new Clinical Nurse Leader role prepares nurses as clinical leaders in often complex environments to assist patients in creating an experience of a coordinated approach to care. The CNL role is a pivotal role that allows health care professional teams to be creative in envisioning how other roles will best promote reliable and competent patient care. Accreditation The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice at the University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. All graduates of the program meet the AACN CNL master’s degree outcome competencies and practice standards and are eligible for certification by the national American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL). Program Details The MSN program, for registered nurses with a BSN or ADN, is responsive to the needs of working professionals. Program Delivery For our on-campus option, you attend in-person class sessions one evening a week scheduled for a specific day of the week. Integrated with the in-person sessions are online modules that extend the scope, depth, and impact of the real-time interaction. The MSN on-campus option is offered at several locations in the Bay Area: San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, Pleasanton and Santa Rosa. You can also complete the program fully online with no campus visits. For more information about our online MSN option, see the program website. PRACTICUM As an MSN student you must complete 400 clinical hours. With supervisor permission, these hours may be completed at your place of work. MSN/CNL Program Outcomes At the completion of the program the student will demonstrate: Clinical leadership for patient-care practices and delivery, including the design, coordination, and evaluation of care for individuals, families, groups, and populations; Participation in identification and collection of health care outcomes; Accountability for evaluation and improvement of point-of-care outcomes, including the synthesis of data and other evidence to evaluate and achieve optimal outcomes; Risk anticipation for individuals and cohorts of patients; Lateral integration of care for individuals and cohorts of patients; Design and implementation of evidence-based practice(s); Team leadership, management and collaboration with other health professional team members; Information management or the use of information systems and technologies to improve health care outcomes; Stewardship and leveraging of human, environmental, and material resources; Advocacy for patients, communities, and the health professional team; and, Leadership in delivering competent and safe patient care to individuals and groups in a variety of settings based in liberal arts and the natural sciences. [-]

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. [+]

Master Degree 2017. "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 research project. Every module lasts 12 weeks. You then have a break of approximately two weeks before resuming your studies. Your research project is much like a dissertation, in which all previous leaning culminates in an academic research paper. Modules equate to 20 academic credits while your research project carries 40 credits – but you have 26 weeks to complete that part of your programme. How will I learn? Learning with Roehampton Online is a live process. Students from around the world take the knowledge they have gained from faculty instruction and classroom debate, and put it to work immediately in their own lives. When do I have to be online? At Roehampton Online, we understand that most of our students have busy careers and active personal lives outside the classroom. Our online learning model has therefore been designed to empower you with the ability to choose when and where you study: No set lecture times Classroom access 24 hours a day Comprehensive support Support At Roehampton Online you’ll receive support from the moment you enquire to beyond the day you graduate, from: Your enrolment advisor – your one-stop shop for advice and information during the application process Faculty – mentors, instructors and facilitators to learning, faculty members are there to provide direction in the classroom Roehampton Employability and Careers Hub – or REACH – provides 24/7 access to resources that can help you find a better job The Centre for Student Success – a learning resource full of video links and services designed specifically to help you succeed The Writing Centre – receive personalised feedback from expert writing tutors and get better at producing academic work Skill units – hit the ground running with your studies thanks to these free short introductory courses Admissions The online degree programmes at Roehampton Online are designed for professionals looking to further their education and enhance their careers. So work experience is an important factor when choosing the most suitable applicants for a course. If you already hold a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and have relevant work experience, you may be eligible for full admission into one of our programmes. Even if you don’t have a suitable bachelors degree, you may still be eligible if you have enough relevant professional experience. If so, you may be conditionally admitted. As long as you pass the first module, you’ll then be granted full admission. Request information to learn more about the admission requirements for your specific programme. [-]

Master of Public Health

University of Essex Online
Online Part time 24 months October 2017 United Kingdom UK Online

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 modules: Health Needs Assessment and Priority Setting (20 credits) Health Promotion (20 credits) Topics in Public Health (20 credits) Epidemiology (20 credits) Research Design and Critical Appraisal (20 credits) Dissertation (40 credits) Module options* (choose a combination of modules equal to 40 credits): Data Collection, Analysis and Interpretation (20 credits) Migration and Public Health (20 credits) Service Improvement (20 credits) Communicable Disease Control (20 credits) Commissioning for Health and Social Care (20 credits) *Module options are subject to availability at the time of study. Teaching methods and style Unlike a traditional university environment, our online Master of Public Health (MPH) course utilises a Virtual Learning Environment. The system is designed to track and manage the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials wherever you are. This learning platform allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and you can listen to, and view, live lectures and seminars over the internet. Studying is carried out entirely online and the programme of study can fit around your work and personal commitments. You will be supported throughout your MPH programme by a dedicated Student Adviser and have the opportunity to regularly interact with fellow students and your tutor. Methods of assessment Our MPH course includes both compulsory and optional modules, so you can tailor the content of your course to more closely fit your interests and aspirations. We adopt an assignment-based approach to assessment instead of exams. Assessment for the MPH will be based on a combination of written assignments, engagement in online discussion forums and the completion of a dissertation based on an individual research project. You will be able to see your current provisional marks from the start of the programme, allowing you to evaluate the success of your current study methods and clearly identify areas to improve. We believe that this transparency gives you the information you need to make the most of your Masters course. We achieve this by: showing your marks clearly in your gradebook, which can be viewed whenever you log onto the learning platform; the rapid turnaround of work assessed to ensure that your gradebook is always up to date; assessing your work throughout the module rather than waiting for end of year exams; ensuring you have regular contact with your Student Adviser; and the simplicity and transparency in the design of our assessment criteria. We also have a policy of ensuring that work submitted by students is authentic. As well as the fact that all work is frequently assessed, we use a well-established electronic monitoring system to check for plagiarism. On successful completion of your MPH qualification, you will be invited to attend a graduation ceremony at the University of Essex, Colchester Campus. Career destinations As an MPH graduate, together with your previous experience , knowledge, skills and training, you will be well prepared to enter an array of roles in professions revolving around public health. These include: Public Health Project Officer Public Health Project Manager Public Health Research Assistant Public Health Research Associate/Fellow Public Health Intelligence Officer Data Analyst Health Communication Officer Health Improvement Officer Health Improvement Manager Health Protection Specialist Strategic Health Officer Policy Officer Public Health Consultant Service Improvement Manager Academic Healthy Living Officer Health and Well-being Project Officer Health Visitor Allied Health Professional Leader Community Health Officer Health Promotion Officer Health Promotion Manager This is not an exhaustive list of roles available and many others exist, though these job titles are indicative of the most common roles offered within Public Health. In addition, depending on your previous study or training, further opportunities may exist. Entry requirements We have flexible entry requirements that look at both your academic and work-based experience as well as your motivation to do the course. There are two entry routes onto our MSc Public Health (MPH) programme: 1. Academic Entry Route In order to satisfy the Academic Entry Route requirements for our MPH programme you must have the following qualifications as a minimum: An undergraduate degree from an approved institution equivalent to a UK Honours degree or a relevant professional qualification. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS 6.5. 2. Open Entry Route We recognise that you can gain skills in a wide variety of ways and that prior academic performance is not the only indicator of an applicant’s ability. Therefore, if you do not meet the minimum academic standards above, you may still be eligible to enrol via our Open Entry Route. In order to satisfy the Open Entry Route requirements for our MPH programme you must meet the following criteria as a minimum: At least 5 years' relevant senior level work experience. English language proficiency should be at a level equivalent to IELTS 6.5. Your application will be considered on an individual basis taking into account your motivation for doing the course, prior work experience, CPD and other relevant qualifications that demonstrate your ability to successfully complete the programme. [-]

Executive Master in Emergency & Disaster Management (EMPH)

Tel Aviv University
Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Tel Aviv + 1 more

This one-year master program covers the theoretical and practical aspects of emergency and disaster management. The program focuses on the organizational systems that must coordinate their efforts with national and international agencies to provide aid. [+]

Executive Master in Emergency & Disaster Management (EMPH)

 

This one-year executive masters covers both theoretical and practical aspects of emergency & disaster management. The program will begin in the upcoming academic year of 2011/2012. Students from all around the world with different cultural and academic backgrounds will have the opportunity to study in Israel, a country well-known for its leadership in disaster management. 

 

The program creates and encourages unique collaboration between academic experts and field professionals. It aims to provide a broad and comprehensive vision and understanding of disaster management. The program is modeled after the extremely successful pioneer program in Hebrew, which is currently in its fifth year and has earned an outstanding reputation both in Israel and internationally.... [-]


Master's Programme in Health Economics, Policy and Management

Karolinska Institutet
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The Master's Programme in Health Economics, Policy and Management provides a global perspective to the medical management field and has a multidisciplinary approach. Medical management addresses how resources in the form of competence, knowledge, material and other assets can best be used and developed to improve human health. [+]

The Master's Programme in Health Economics, Policy and Management provides a global perspective to the medical management field and has a multidisciplinary approach. Medical management addresses how resources in the form of competence, knowledge, material and other assets can best be used and developed to improve human health. Programme presentation The programme provides an opportunity for students to develop theoretical and practical skills for analysing health and healthcare issues at the organisational and policy level. The objectives are to enhance their existing knowledge and skills of health economics, management and policy, and to help them gain theoretical and conceptual understanding of the function of the health sector. Programme outline *might be subject to changes Semester 1 Introduction to Public Health Sciences Health economics - Financing health and medical care Health systems and policy Planning for health Semester 2 Basic Epidemiology and Statistics I Health Outcomes Measurement Economic Evaluation of Health Care Programmes Health and Medical Care Management Semester 3 Statistics II Advanced course in health economics Advanced course in health systems and policy Advanced course in health and medical care management Science - theory, practice and ethics Semester 4 Degree project Career opportunities Graduates are well prepared for several positions in the private and public sectors, particularly authorities responsible for environmental and health issues, both in Sweden and abroad. The programme provides a solid foudation for graduates wishing to continue studies at doctoral level (PhD). Application The application is made through University Admissions in Sweden. The online application opens 18 October 2016. Specific entry requirements A Bachelor's degree or a professional degree equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits in public health science, healthcare or other relevant social sciences subject area. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary school course English 6/English B. Proficiency in the English language can be documented by an internationally recognised test such as TOEFL, IELTS or other documentation that according to regulations certifies the equivalence of English 6/English B at Swedish upper secondary school. Please read the information at universityadmissions.se on how to document your English language proficiency. Selection The selection is based on an overall assessment of the applicant's qualifications such as previous education, relevant work and/or research experience and statement of intent. Letters of recommendation are not required. Applicants to Karolinska Institutet’s Global Master’s programmes are asked to complete a CV form that will be used in the selection process. [-]

Master of Public Health

East Tennessee State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Johnson City

The Master of Public Health program at East Tennessee State University prepares health professionals to promote health, protect well-being, prevent disease, and manage the health services of diverse populations. [+]

Master Degree 2017. The Master of Public Health program at East Tennessee State University prepares health professionals to promote health, protect well-being, prevent disease, and manage the health services of diverse populations. All students in all MPH concentrations complete a core of public health courses consisting of introductory subject matter from each of the five principal areas of public health practice. This common core is a typical feature of MPH programs worldwide, and establishes identification with the degree. It is based on nationally recognized core competencies in public health as established by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health. As such, no substitutions for core courses are allowed, although up to 9 hours of course equivalencies from other Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accredited MPH programs may be transferred in. Core Public Health Courses Public Health Core Credit Hours HSMP 5020 Philosophy of Public Health 1 ENVH 5100 Environmental Health Practice I 3 COBH 5200 Social and Behavioral Foundations of Public Health 3 BSTA 5310 Biostatistics I 3 EPID 5400 Epidemiology I 3 HSMP 5500 Health Services Administration 3 Core Credits 16 Following successful completion of the Core Public Health Courses, students will be required to pass the MPH Comprehensive Examination. Program Admission Requirements: (Application priority deadline: February 1; Final deadline: June 1) Applications must be submitted through the SOPHAS application portal. Admission to the graduate program in public health is based upon scholarship, letters of recommendation, and evidence of potential for success in a graduate program, including: A minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 Satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) The following exemptions may be made for the GRE: Applicants who have earned a master's degree, medical degree or doctoral degree in the health sciences, or other applicable field from a regionally accredited U.S. institution are not required to submit GRE scores; Official scores from the GMAT taken within the last 5 years may be submitted in lieu of the GRE. The exemption does not apply to graduates of foreign institutions. All applicants who are graduates of foreign institutions are required to submit GRE scores. For additional information, please contact the Interim MPH Coordinator, Dr. Billy Brooks at mphcoordinator@etsu.edu or 423-439-4647. You may also contact the respective graduate program housing your concentration of interest. The College of Public Health will continue to review applications submitted up to the final deadline. Students are admitted for the following fall semester. Applicants to this program are required to use the online Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) which can be accessed at www.sophas.org. *NOTE: When applying to SOPHAS, please use the ETSU College of Public Health GRE code: 7333. Official GRE scores and official transcripts from all Colleges and Schools attended will be accepted from SOPHAS. However, if these do not include a transcript with proof of bachelor’s degree, that transcript needs to be sent directly to ETSU School of Graduate Studies. Students who are accepted to the ETSU MPH program will also need to send transcripts directly to the ETSU School of Graduate Studies. CONCENTRATIONS OFFERED IN THE MPH PROGRAM There are five concentrations available in the College for which the MPH degree is awarded. Biostatistics is the concentration that utilizes quantitative methods to collect, manage, and analyze data about populations and their health. It provides instruction in various statistical tools, research methods, and analytical techniques. The concentration in Community Health prepares individuals to assess, plan, conduct, and evaluate public health programs using collaborative organizational and community skills. It provides education in the administration and evaluation of various population-based health intervention strategies. The concentration in Epidemiology prepares practitioners who can collect and analyze appropriate data to monitor and track diseases, illness and injuries in a population or community. It provides training in the identification and impact of health problems on people and the effect of efforts to mitigate or eliminate them. The Environmental Health concentration prepares specialists who understand the interrelationships between the environment and human health and serve in positions in government, education, and industry to examine and ameliorate them. It provides training in appropriate technological, economic, policy interventions, monitoring and surveillance activities, and assessment and evaluation strategies. The Health Services Administration concentration prepares individuals for administrative positions in local, state, and federal health agencies and health service provider organizations. It provides training in the organization and delivery of health services, management theory, personnel management, planning, marketing, finance, program administration and evaluation, and health policy. [-]