MPH in Health Economics and Policy (Online)

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Overview
Courses
Careers
Eligibility
Dual Degree
Accreditation
Overview

Approx. Program Length

18 Months

Total ECTS Credits

138

Tuition Fee (Online)

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PAYABLE IN INSTALLMENTS We understand the need for flexible and affordable tuition fee payments. JLI offers you tuition fee payment in installments. After submitting your application for admission, a payment plan will be offered

Format

Online

Program Overview

This program has been designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of health economics and policy development and implementation. There is no requirement for any prior training or knowledge in economics. Students are expected to learn advanced skills in critical analyses, understanding of global health policies, and micro-economic and macro-economic factors that influence health policies. This intense program provides students with exposure to complex economic challenges faced by health organizations globally. Students who complete this course find opportunities in a wide variety of organizations including health agencies, international health organizations, NGOs, academia and governmental agencies involved in health delivery and promotion. Our alumni also have demonstrated accelerated advancement in their careers due they demonstrating advanced knowledge and skills in economics related to healthcare.

 

 

Courses

Approx. Course Length

2-3 weeks

Total ECTS Credits

138

Max. Number of Transfer Credits:

42

What will you study?

 

Complete all credit requirements for the Master of Public Health (MPH) program – Proceed to Specialization in Health Economics and Policy

 

Upon enrollment in this program students will first complete all credit requirements of the Master of Public health (MPH) program. You can view the program details here

 

Complete Specialization in Health Economics and Policy – Receive MPH with Specialization in Health Economics and Policy Degree

 

Upon completion of all credit requirements for the award of the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, you will initiate a specialization in Health Economics and Policy. The duration of this specialization is usually 36 weeks. After completing the specialization, you will receive the MPH with Specialization in Health Economics and Policy Degree.

 

Following is the structure of the MPH with Specialization in Health Economics and Policy Degree program:

Careers & Outcomes

Job Growth

20%

Outcomes:

This dual degree program has been developed for health professionals or graduates with experience in any area of public health who aspire to grow to senior leadership and management roles in the field of public health. The degree is set mainly within the framework of the public and national government health services, while also being applicable for managers of Not-for-profit organizations, international health agencies, and private healthcare set-ups.

 

In addition to focusing on the core public health sector, this specialized master’s degree in Health Economics & Policy will enable students to use statistics and other methods to solve public health issues; understand the burden of disease; measure and calculate health outcomes; and evaluate the analytical methods and techniques in areas of health services research and health policy.

 

Job Outlook:

Excellent

 

Career Opportunities:

 

Graduates of this dual MPH degree will have gained skills for a wide range of career opportunities both in the public and private sector. Graduates may use the degree to explore a career in research, with a number of opportunities available in academic and non-academic environments. In addition to working in a hospital set-up, people with a degree in public health and health economics, etc. can work in universities, health insurance

Eligibility

Eligibility

James Lind Institute maintains very high standards for students who enter our academic programs. For all MPH programs, the following criteria need to be met before admission is offered to a prospective student.

 

Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent recognized academic title in any of the following areas will suffice the academic entry criteria for MPH programs.

 

Behavioral and social sciences (Sociology, Psychology, Counselling)

Biomedical Sciences

Biostatistics

Chemistry

Dentistry, Oral Health

Development Studies

Environmental Health

Exercise and Sport Science

Food Science

Health Economics

Health Management

Medicine, Medical sciences

Nursing

Nutrition

Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Therapy

Pharmacy

Physiotherapy

Public Health or Health Sciences

Science (All disciplines)

Speech Therapy

Veterinary sciences

 

For students who don’t have a Bachelor’s Degree, there can be a possibility to use Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE). JLI generally utilizes over 3 years of experience in a significant role for waiver of Bachelor’s Degree. Please contact us at jli-sph@jliedu.ch for exploring this pathway.

 

Evidence of Proficiency in English

IELTS 6.0+

PET 50+

TOEFL 550+

 

The English proficiency test can be waived for the following candidates:

Native English Speakers, or;

Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), or;

Applicants having completed their undergraduate degree in English in an English speaking country.

Dual Degree

Approx. Program Length

+36 Weeks

Total ECTS Credits

+48

Tuition Fee (Online)

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PAYABLE IN INSTALLMENTS We understand the need for flexible and affordable tuition fee payments. JLI offers you tuition fee payment in installments. After submitting your application for admission, a payment plan will be offered

Format

Online

What is the MPH/MSc Dual Degree Program?

 

In the dual degree program, you will complete an additional 48 ECTS Credits through online learning at International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Rome, Italy (Università Telematica Internazionale UniNettuno ‘UTIU’). You will receive two degrees as follows:

 

You can either chose to complete these 48 ECTS Credits during or after the completion of the Master of Public Health (MPH) program. This is a very unique opportunity to earn a Master’s degree in Public Health via the Master of Science in Public Health Management Program at UTIU. The program has been thoughtfully structured in order to provide the required knowledge and skills to new aspirants, current Public Health professionals, and those working or aspiring to work within the health sector.

 

 

Duration: 36 Weeks

 

Following is the structure of the additional 48 ECTS Credits for the MSc in Public Health Management Program:

Accreditation
  • Swiss Higher Education Institution

    James Lind Institute is an approved post-secondary higher educational Institution with the authority to award private degrees in Switzerland. The institute is registered in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland under the UID CHE-255.747.977.

    Swiss Higher Education Institution
  • International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Italy

    JLI is affiliated with International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Italy to offer bachelor, master and doctorate programs. Uninettuno is recognised by the Ministry of Education, University and Reasearch in Italy.

  • Atheneum Liberal Studies

    Atheneum Liberal Studies (ALS) is a pioneer and innovative educational organization, established in 2007 utilising the latest developments in training, information technology and expertise in higher education with a vision to promote scientific knowledge at all levels.

  • International Council For Open & Distance Education (ICDE), Norway

    James Lind Institute is a proud member of the prestigious International Council for Open & Distance Education. ICDE has consultative partner status with UNESCO and shares UNESCO’s key value – the universal right to education for all. ICDE further derives its position from the unique knowledge and experience of its members throughout the world in the development and use of new methodologies and emerging technologies.

    International Council For Open & Distance Education (ICDE), Norway
  • International Organization For Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 Certified

    James Lind Institute (JLI) is fully accredited by the AMERICAN BOARD OF ACCREDITATION SERVICES (ABAS) as per ISO 9001:2015 standards for providing Training & Education Programs related to healthcare and allied sectors.

    International Organization For Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 Certified
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