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Top Master Degrees in Health in USA 2019

A master’s program is a specialized degree that is typically obtained by individuals who want to focus their learning in a specific area. Earning a Master of Science, MA, or MBA is a smart choice for students as it may provide a competitive edge in an aggressive job market.

The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.

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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
The Milken Institute School of Public Health

GW’s Master of Health Administration is for aspiring leaders with at least three years full-time experience. With the program’s interactive design, students learn from ea ... [+]

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University's online Master of Health Administration is for aspiring leaders with at least three years full-time experience. With the program’s interactive design, students learn from each other’s experience as much as they learn from faculty.

The MHA@GW curriculum consists of eight modules focused on the leadership and ethical skills needed to create highly effective health care organizations, as well as core healthcare areas such as quality improvement, decision science, quantitative methods, and community health.

Students will attend live online classes, complete dynamic online coursework and participate in real-world immersion experiences held on the GW campus and at health organizations in the United States and abroad.... [-]

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

The MPH-MSBH dual degree has been designed to prepare practitioners who are committed to eliminating health disparities, working with vulnerable populations, and creating ... [+]

Why get a dual degree in public and behavioral health?

The MPH-MSBH dual degree has been designed to prepare practitioners who are committed to eliminating health disparities, working with vulnerable populations, and creating social and physical environments that promote good health for all. This program is ideal for students who want a broad, in-depth knowledge base in public health with an emphasis on behavioral health skills. Courses are practice-oriented and applied skills are emphasized. Dual degree students graduate with the knowledge to design, implement, and lead evidence-based health care and community programs.

On completing the dual degree program, graduates will have two degrees: Both the Master of Public Health and the MS in Behavioral Health. By pursuing this dual degree option, students will achieve substantial savings in time and credits over completing these two degrees separately.... [-]

USA San Francisco
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
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
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
Bellarmine University

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

Respiratory Therapy at Bellarmine

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

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

This one-year post-baccalaureate program leading to the degree of Master of Biomedical Science in Microbiology and Immunology has been designed to prepare students for ca ... [+]

Strengthen your application to graduate or professional school!

Program overview

This one-year post-baccalaureate program leading to the degree of Master of Biomedical Science in Microbiology and Immunology has been designed to prepare students for careers in biomedical sciences and to provide an in-depth educational experience to improve the probability of gaining admission to a postgraduate professional school such as medical, dental, veterinary schools or Ph.D. programs. Class size is limited to 20 students. All courses are taught within the Tulane School of Medicine by full-time faculty.

Program Calendar

The M.S. in Microbiology and Immunology curriculum is designed for completion within one year. Classes will start late August and end by May of the following year.... [-]

USA New Orleans
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Washburn University

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

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

MHS Admission Criteria

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

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

Public health is an essential function of modern society. It is, in the words of the Institute of Medicine, “What we as a society do collectively to assure the conditions ... [+]

About the Masters in Public Health

Public health is an essential function of modern society. It is, in the words of the Institute of Medicine, “What we as a society do collectively to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy.”

Public health professionals must deal with myriad issues: Prevention and control of disease, Access to quality healthcare, Environmental protection, The health needs of special populations, Data analysis and evaluation, Policy planning and administration, Environmental justice, and Health Promotion.

While some positions require specialized training, most demand a strong interdisciplinary foundation for practice.

Our Mission

Program’s Mission:... [-]

USA USA Online
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Full-time
Part-time
Online
The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science

The Master of Engineering in Regulatory Biomedical Engineering (r.B.M.E.) is an interdisciplinary program offered through the Department of Biomedical Engineering in part ... [+]

Program Overview

The Master of Engineering in Regulatory Biomedical Engineering (r.B.M.E.) is an interdisciplinary program offered through the Department of Biomedical Engineering in partnership with GW's School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The new program addresses an unmet need for a graduate program to train engineers in the specific set of skills of regulatory science, biomedical innovation, and entrepreneurship. Students with training in engineering or physics and/or relevant industry/government experience study the fundamentals of biomedical engineering, global regulatory affairs, regulatory strategy in the development of devices and diagnostics, regulatory compliance, engineering patent law, medical measurements, and instrument design. In addition to coursework, students gain experience in SBIR/STTR grant applications and/or FDA Premarket Notification (510(k)) submissions for medical devices.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
Rutgers School of Engineering

Rutgers School of Engineering provides students with a strong technical background and prepares them for leadership careers in exciting and challenging professions. Both ... [+]

Biomedical Engineering

https://bme.rutgers.edu/graduate-program

Advancing Engineering Leaders

Rutgers School of Engineering provides students with a strong technical background and prepares them for leadership careers in exciting and challenging professions. Both our teaching and research are firmly rooted in scientific principles while incorporating knowledge of today’s challenges.

Master of Science (MS) Master of Engineering (ME)

Rutgers’ Biomedical Engineering program has over 70 graduate faculty dedicated to providing students with a solid training different degree programs, each suited to students' different career interests. The graduate program is a joint venture between the School of Engineering and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, which is part of Rutgers Biomedical Health Sciences. The program provides outstanding graduate level training in six critical areas of biomedical engineering and technology including:... [-]

USA Piscataway Township
September 2019
Full-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
American College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine

The goal of the Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MAOM) program is to train you to become a licensed acupuncturist. ... [+]

Purpose

The goal of the Master of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MAOM) program is to train you to become a licensed acupuncturist.

Overview of the Program

The Master of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine program is one of the most comprehensive programs in acupuncture, herbology, and biomedicine. The doctoral program includes 163 total credits. You will learn acupuncture and herbology extensively (361 regular points, 300 herbs, 200 formulas), along with tai-chi and qi-gong, tui-na, biomedical sciences, professional development, integrated medicine, clinical medicine studies, and clinical training. In addition, the college has a very strong clinical training program that includes observation opportunities at Houston Methodist Hospitals and hospitals in China. To receive a sample of the type of content that you will be learning, please request more information.... [-]

USA Houston
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health - Online

A two-year, online master's program focused on understanding and leading the transformation of hospital and health systems to value-based reimbursement. ... [+]

The Master of Applied Science in Population Health Management is an online, part-time degree focused on the management systems that influence the health of populations and the transition to value-based reimbursement.

Offered by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, this graduate program focuses on understanding and leading population health management systems, and is targeted to clinicians and managers actively engaged in hospital and health systems' transformation to value-based, population-focused care delivery.

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USA USA Online
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
Mercyhurst University

A physician assistant (P.A.) is a licensed medical professional who works as part of a team under the supervision of a physician. P.A.s are trained in a medical school mo ... [+]

Physician Assistant Profession

A physician assistant (P.A.) is a licensed medical professional who works as part of a team under the supervision of a physician. P.A.s are trained in a medical school model of the curriculum to perform physical examinations, diagnose and treat illnesses, prescribe medications, order and interpret lab tests, perform procedures, assist in surgery, provide patient education and counseling, and make rounds in hospitals and nursing homes.

The P.A. profession is rooted in history as a creative solution to physician shortages. Dr. Eugene Stead of the Duke University Medical Center developed the profession in the mid-1960s as a way to fast-track U.S. Navy corpsmen who had received substantial medical training during their military preparation into primary care to meet the needs of this national shortage of providers.... [-]

USA Erie
May 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus