Master of Applied Science in Global Health Planning and Management
A part-time, online degree program focusing on the development, delivery, management and evaluation of global public health initiatives.
The Master of Applied Science in Global Health Planning and Management is a fully online degree program offered by the Bloomberg School of Public Health and is geared towards students pursuing a future in administration. The program will provide students with an overview of the basic components of global or international health, including health systems, health information, epidemiology/disease control, maternal and child health, and social, cultural, and behavioral factors in health and disease.
The MAS program also includes coursework in pharmaceutical policy and management, management of health service delivery, health information and non-government organizations. Students learn from and interact with a diverse faculty of public health researchers, practitioners and professionals with experience in global health policy making, program design and evaluation, and advocacy.
Advantages of this fully online graduate program:
- Led by renowned experts who are shaping the field through research and application
- Online delivery gives flexibility and accessibility to students around the world
- Competitive price point for tuition
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1, 2020 for Fall 2020 Applications
|The application for the MAS in Global Health Planning and Management will open in SOPHAS on August 15, 2019. The priority deadline to submit an application is Wednesday April 15, 2020. Applications are accepted on an ongoing, space-available basis after the priority deadline until Monday, June 1, 2020. All applications must be completed (includes all supporting documents received/processed, as well as verification) in SOPHAS on or before July 1, 2020 for consideration in the Fall 2020 cohort. International students will need to allow additional time for processing of WES course by course credential evaluations prior to the noted deadlines. We recommend that applicants begin the WES credential evaluation process no later than April 1, 2020 if they wish to apply for Fall 2020 programs. For more information, please call 844-379-1319 to speak with an admissions officer or visit our OPAL admissions page.|
Admissions Requirements include:
- A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
- Official transcripts from all academic institutions attended
- WES credential evaluation for international academic records
- Relevant work experience
- Letters of recommendation
For a full list of admissions requirements for each OPAL program, information for international applicants and other admissions details, please visit our OPAL Admissions page.
A Live Virtual Open House for the MAS in Global Health Planning and Management and other Global Health programs was held in March 2019.
For a recording of this virtual open house for the Global Health programs, please click the image below.
A Live Q&A Session for the Global Health programs was held in June 2018. For a recording of this session, please click the image below.
GLOBAL HEALTH PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
The use of specialized frameworks, tools, and strategies help global health leaders to plan, implement, and evaluate changes in health systems in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). With the Master’s in Global Health Planning and Management, the goal of improving health care for impoverished and underserved communities across the world comes into sharper focus.
Understandings of health systems quality management, collective community health goal organization, policy adoption, and other field-specialized subjects help LMIC healthcare leaders make more informed decisions for the communities they serve.
WHAT CAN THIS DEGREE DO FOR YOU?
Graduates enter the global health workforce with skills to plan and manage public health programs and the delivery of services in underserved and impoverished communities throughout the world. Early to mid-career professionals can build on their current public health knowledge with specialized skills, necessary in fulfilling critical leadership roles within global health advocacy and practice.
Interested in Global Health careers and what you can do with this degree? Check out the careers page.
GET IN TOUCH
Request more information or call us at 844-379-1319 to speak with an admissions officer.
OPAL Program Office
Elizabeth Golub, PhD, MEd
Director, Online Programs for Applied Learning
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (410) 502-2502
William Brieger, DrPH
Director, Certificate in Global Health Practice, MAS in Global Health Planning and Management and MAS in Community-based Primary Health Care Programs in Global Health
Email: email@example.com Phone: (443) 287-4042
State-specific Information for Online Students
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