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Master of Public Health Global Health

Liberty University's Master of Public Health with a specialization in Global Health online program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills they will need to pursue a career in a healthcare-related industry. Read more about the program coursework, requirements, and potential outcomes here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Public Health with a specialization in Global Health

School Offering Program:

Liberty University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Prospective students to the Masters of Public Health with a specialization in Global Health should possess strong analytical and research skills and should be interested in pursuing a career in the health sciences. All applicants to Liberty graduate programs must have at least a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Liberty University's Master of Public Health with a specialization in Global Health is designed to help students identify and address the health needs of communities across the globe. The coursework may introduce students to foundational understandings in health sciences as well as the principles of healthcare management and policy. The MPH with a specialization in Global Health program is an applied science degree, which means it is built upon both theory and practical experience to help students learn how real-world problems are identified and addressed in the field. The program also requires that students complete a practicum which helps develop leadership and communication skills. The global emphasis is intended to prepare students to work in a variety of settings around the world, including disaster relief, health and sanitation in foreign countries, and international ministry.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

42 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the form of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Liberty University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Public Health with a specialization in Global Health:

Students are required to complete a minimum of 42 credits which include core courses, specialization courses, and elective courses. Degree programs and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Liberty University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (18 credits)

  • Biostatistics
  • Principles of Epidemiology
  • Principles of Environmental Health
  • Public Health Administration
  • Social & Behavioral Theory App. in Public Health
  • Research Methods in Public Health

Specialization Courses (18 credits)

  • Introduction to Global Health
  • Primary Healthcare in Developing Countries
  • Cultural Aspects of Health Behavior
  • Sanitation in Developing Countries
  • Prevention & Control of Infectious Diseases
  • Practicum

Elective Courses (6 credits)

  • Students choose 6 credits worth of electives.

Post Graduate Opportunities

Furthering Your Education

Students who successfully earn their Master of Public Health with a specialization in Global Health through Liberty University may have the opportunity to continue their studies at the doctoral level and expand their knowledge of health promotion organizations. Degree programs at Liberty University that students may consider pursuing include:

  • DBA- Doctor of Business Administration with a specialization in Healthcare Management
  • DBA- Doctor of Business Administration with a specialization in International Business
  • DBA- Doctor of Business Administration with a specialization in Nonprofit Leadership and Management
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy with a specialization in Social Policy
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy - General

Career Paths:

Students that successfully complete the Liberty University's MPH with a specialization in Global Health may be prepared to pursue a variety of positions in a healthcare-related field. Graduates may consider pursuing careers including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Disaster relief worker
  • In-country field consultant
  • Medical researcher
  • Department for International Development advisor

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