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Master of Applied Science in Global Health Planning and Management

Please note: NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR AY21-22 PROGRAM START

 

Format

Fully Online, Part time


Length

2 ‒ 4 years


Credits required

51.5

The OPAL Scholarship

All students will be awarded
$460 per credit.

Approximate tuition after scholarship: $737/credit*

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A part-time, fully online degree program focusing on the design, delivery, management and evaluation of global development and health initiatives.

The program is offered by the Bloomberg School of Public Health and is geared towards students pursuing a future in administration of non-governmental and governmental agencies in global and national health and social development. Learners will gain knowledge and skills in systems strengthening, management information approaches, and the social, cultural and behavioral aspects of global development program planning.

In addition, learners will explore policy development and advocacy, service delivery, procurement and supply management, and situational analysis. View the curriculum.

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
 

What is 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?

Early to mid-career professionals can build on their current knowledge with specialized skills, necessary in fulfilling critical leadership roles within global health advocacy and practice.

CAREERS

Interested in Global Health careers and what you can do with this degree? Check out the careers page.

 

Virtual Open House

There are no program events currently scheduled. Please click the image to view the recording of a recent virtual open house.


 

 

OPAL Program Office

  • Elizabeth Golub, PhD, MEd
    Director, Online Programs for Applied Learning
    Email: egolub@jhu.edu 
     
  • 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: wbriege1@jhu.edu  
     
 


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* Total tuition using rates for the 2020-2021 academic year, inclusive of the OPAL Scholarship.