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A master’s degree is a higher education program that many students aspire to obtain. Receiving an MA is proof of years of hard work and dedication to a specific field, and it may show employers that graduates are knowledgeable and ready to handle the rigors of the workplace.

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University of Lucerne - The Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy

The Master of Arts in Health Sciences at the University of Lucerne offers students from a wide range of disciplines the necessary knowledge and skills towards a comprehen ... [+]

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The Master of Arts in Health Sciences at the University of Lucerne offers students from a wide range of disciplines the necessary knowledge and skills towards a comprehensive understanding of health, functioning, and disability. At the heart of the program is the lived experience of persons, and how individuals interact with their environment in the context of health. Students learn how to describe, understand and influence a person’s health from a social science perspective. Students also have the opportunity to choose a major and get more in-depth knowledge in a specific area, depending on their professional interests and career direction. The MA Health Sciences aims to bring a new dimension into research, health service provision, and healthcare management by pioneering the development and application of a comprehensive approach in the field of health. It is the ideal curriculum to foster innovation in our society where aging and the growing prevalence of chronic diseases are a main challenge within the health care system.... [-]

Switzerland Lucerne
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English
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Northeast Ohio Medical University- College of Graduate Studies

Students begin the Medical Ethics and Humanities Program by building a foundation in the medical humanities with theoretical perspectives in ethics. This foundation give ... [+]

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Students begin the Medical Ethics and Humanities Program by building a foundation in the medical humanities with theoretical perspectives in ethics. This foundation gives students the tools to critically examine issues and values relevant to health care delivery, research, and the health care organization, as well as the ability to self-reflect, addressing biases and recognizing different viewpoints. All students will be required to participate in a foundations course and a research methods course. Then, based on students’ interests and career paths, they may choose one of two tracks: medical ethics with an emphasis on clinical ethics, or the medical humanities.

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USA Rootstown Township
September 2019
English
Campus
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University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences

Global Health and Society at the University of Miami provides students with an interdisciplinary perspective for understanding how global health outcomes relate to societ ... [+]

Master of Arts in Global Health & Society

Global Health and Society at the University of Miami provides students with an interdisciplinary perspective for understanding how global health outcomes relate to society, culture, and the environment. A range of interdisciplinary courses examines emerging challenges to human health and security, differential access and adoption of evidence-based health policies, governance, practices, and interventions, and how these translate from international to community scales.

Students interested in pursuing a Master of Arts in Global Health and Society have the opportunity to choose specialize is one of three degree tracks.

General Concentration in Global Health - Designed for professionals who are already in the health field but require substantial social science knowledge and methodologies to complete their training. These students may have strong interest in (or are already) working in developing countries or underserved areas. Community-based Participatory Research, Monitoring and Evaluation - This track will provide graduate students the skills to build partnerships and active participation to address critical health issues in communities throughout the world. This track prepares students for placement in community health resesarch projects. Policy, Governance and Advocacy - A comprehensive framework of global health underscoring the sociopolitical, economic, and geographic factors that, in addition to biomedical factors, impact health conditions of various countries and populations throughout the world. ... [-]
USA Miami
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
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University of San Francisco - School of Education

The Master's in Counseling Psychology program with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) prepares students to be socially and culturally responsive relatio ... [+]

Preparing culturally competent relationship and family therapists and professional counselors to address the varied mental health needs of children, adults, and families.

The Master's in Counseling Psychology program with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) prepares students to be socially and culturally responsive relationship and family therapists and mental health counselors. At its core, the MFT’s clinical training program upholds values of equity, social justice, community and cultural wealth, and collaborative problem-solving. We are committed to embracing diversity, academic excellence, and to the compassionate service of children, adults, and families. The MFT program embodies this mission by:... [-]

USA San Francisco Sacramento San Jose Santa Rosa  + 1 More
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
7 - 8 semesters
Campus
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Swansea University

Gain an advanced understanding of how children learn and develop through play with our Master’s degree in Developmental and Therapeutic Play. ... [+]

Course Overview

Gain an advanced understanding of how children learn and develop through play with our Master’s degree in Developmental and Therapeutic Play.

You will explore evidence-based practice in play across a range of professional contexts, combining in-depth theory with fieldwork experience.

This includes how the environment and social interactions support children’s growing repertoire of play skills, with a particular emphasis on the inherent value of children’s self-directed play experiences.

Throughout your studies, you will refine critical research and analytical skills valued by employers and develop professional reflective practice techniques.

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United Kingdom Swansea
September 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
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Northeastern Illinois University

The M.A. in Gerontology program is an award-winning academic program, recognized as a program of excellence by both the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education an ... [+]

From 2025 to 2050, the global aging population will double in number and reach 1.6 billion (An Aging World: 2015 report by the U.S. Census Bureau (2016)). There will be a need for well-trained professionals to address the needs of this growing segment of the population on a local, national, and/or global level. Northeastern’s Gerontology program offers master’s degree training addressing both current and projected occupational knowledge and skill requirements within the field of gerontology. The M.A. in Gerontology program is an award-winning academic program, recognized as a program of excellence by both the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education and the American Psychological Association professional societies in 2014.... [-]

USA Avondale
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Part-time
3 years
Campus
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Diploma University of Applied Sciences

Distance learning Medizinalfachberufe the degree of Master of Arts (MA) is aimed at people who work in health, treatment and care professions and have already obtained an ... [+]

Distance learning Medizinalfachberufe the degree of Master of Arts (MA) is aimed at people who work in health, treatment and care professions and have already obtained an academic Bachelor's or graduate degrees, including a Bachelor of Arts at the Medizinalfachberufe DIPLOMA , The course can be studied simultaneously in addition to a professional activity and is particularly suitable for access careers in the fields of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, geriatric care, health care and nursing. In addition to increased management and communication skills that students gain in five semesters in-depth knowledge and skills in both the health-related research activities as well as in project and innovation management.... [-]

Germany Germany Online
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German
Part-time
5 semesters
Online
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Our Lady of the Lake University Online

Our Lady of the Lake University's online Master of Arts in Counseling is built on a curriculum aligned to CACREP Standards and offers three career-specific specialization ... [+]

Gain a mastery of the skills needed to take your career to the next level with Our Lady of the Lake University's online Master of Arts in Counseling. The program features a curriculum aligned with the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) Standards and offers three career-specific specializations:

School CounselingHelp students of all ages get the most out of their education by assessing and finding solutions to common behavioral and learning problems, promoting psychological health, and implementing effective career development planning. Total credit hours: 48 Clinical Mental Health CounselingHelp clients of all ages and cultures overcome their emotional health challenges as a clinical mental health counselor in private practice, inpatient or outpatient agencies, government, and non-government facilities, or community organizations. Total credit hours: 60 Clinical Rehabilitation CounselingImprove the lives of vulnerable populations such as the elderly, veterans, those suffering from chronic illness and disability, and recovering addicts, and help connect them to new job opportunities and improve their vocational skills. Total credit hours: 60 Prepare for Certification Our School Counseling specialization prepares you to apply for the Texas School Counseling certification as well as school counseling certifications in many other states.* The Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling specializations prepare you to apply as an LPC intern and provide the required 60 credit hours of training and education.* The Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling specialization also prepares you to apply to become a Certified Rehabilitative Counselor (CRC). ... [-]
USA San Antonio
September 2019
English
Part-time
3 years
Online
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California Institute of Integral Studies

Our award-winning program is the first in the nation to prepare master's level leaders in the expanding fields of integrative health and wellness coaching. ... [+]

MA in Integrative Health Studies

Our online hybrid MA in Integrative Health Studies prepares students to become leaders in the expanding fields of integrative health, personal wellness, and health promotion. We teach a client-centered, individualized approach to health coaching, combining a whole-person model with evidence-based strategies and practices. Through a focus on integrative tools like whole foods nutrition, stress management, fitness, complementary therapies, mindfulness, and interpersonal neurobiology, our graduates provide the culturally sensitive knowledge, practices, and resources needed to advance the health and wellness of individuals and communities.

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USA San Francisco
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 5 find your juris doctor
Campus
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SRH University Heidelberg

Dance Movement Therapy is increasingly popular in healthcare and the research base for these fields is growing. As an art therapy approach, Dance Movement Therapy has the ... [+]

School of Therapeutic Sciences

Dance Movement Therapy is increasingly popular in healthcare and the research base for these fields is growing. As an art therapy approach, Dance Movement Therapy has the potential to contribute to activation, stabilization, and recovery in the context of prevention, acute intervention, and rehabilitation. Graduates may also pursue careers in research and education.

Career perspectives

The applied master’s program qualifies the graduate for clinical practice, working with children and adults in the following core fields: Psychiatry, Psychosomatic medicine & psychotherapy, Pediatrics, child and adolescent psychiatry and psychotherapy, autism, Forensic settings, Neurology, pain, oncology, and more.... [-]

Germany Heidelberg
October 2019
English
Full-time
24 months
Campus
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Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Online

Lead with Compassion. Manage with Care. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota helps you lead with confidence to achieve your health and human services goals. ... [+]

Lead with Compassion. Manage with Care. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota helps you lead with confidence to achieve your health and human services goals.

High-level management and administrator jobs are waiting to be filled in the fast-growing health and human services industry. With the skills you'll gain in the online Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration program from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, you'll be poised to pursue a fulfilling and rewarding leadership career with the income and opportunity you deserve.

Get these essential skills in the online Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration program, with optional specializations in human services or healthcare administration:... [-]

USA Winona
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
Online
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Nottingham Trent University School of Social Sciences

This course has been designed in response to contemporary international debates about the changing nature and shifting boundaries of multidisciplinary public health. ... [+]

Graduates of this master's course will be enthused about the potential to act as change agents within multi-disciplinary public health settings. They will also be able to bring an extensive knowledge of public health with a critical awareness of the philosophical, theoretical and methodological issues to bear on the discipline. Graduates will also be able to adopt an independent and reflective approach to their learning and future careers.

This course has been designed in response to contemporary international debates about the changing nature and shifting boundaries of multidisciplinary public health. Taught from a social rather than a medical perspective, it focuses on the strategic and international elements of public health, environment and sustainable development that are critical to effective multidisciplinary practice in these fields reflecting leading-edge, current developments. The programme provides the opportunity to engage with a wide and diverse curriculum including:... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
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College of Saint Elizabeth

The online Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis is designed for graduate students seeking to increase their knowledge and expertise in the field of applied behavior anal ... [+]

The online Master's in Applied Behavior Analysis is designed for graduate students seeking to increase their knowledge and expertise in the field of applied behavior analysis; professionals preparing to work with individuals with autism, developmental disabilities and behavior challenges; as well as those who intend to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analysis exam.

The program prepares professionals for a variety of occupations in education, business, and healthcare. Applied behavior analysis expertise is valued in fields such as counseling and social work, speech pathology, teaching, behavioral consulting, therapy, and program management. Board certified behavior analysts work as teachers, school district behavior or autism specialists, ABA therapists, ABA program supervisors and business owners, researchers, and consultants for schools, businesses, and state or community agencies.... [-]

USA Morristown
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 15 months
Online
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SRH Hochschule für Gesundheit Gera

The course medical education (M. A.) oriented as Master study course on the content and organizational structure of the studies for the teaching profession at vocational ... [+]

The course medical education (M. A.) oriented as Master study course on the content and organizational structure of the studies for the teaching profession at vocational schools in Thuringia (§ 14 ThürLbG).

entry requirements Completed (nationally recognized) vocational training in a specialized profession of health and social work or a comparable vocational qualifications and Proof of academic degree in medicine education (Bachelor) or a comparable degree (incl. Internship and educational interests) Details on the study model

The course medical education (M. A.) is offered as a part-time study program, d. h. there is compressed attendance sessions that can be connected with a professional activity well. In the period between two attendance periods you consolidate the content of teaching by guided self-study. The time of presence at our university includes 5 Block weekends per semester, which take place from Thursday to Monday.... [-]

Germany Gera Bonn Stuttgart Heidelberg Karlsruhe Düsseldorf  + 3 More
October 2019
German
Part-time
5 semesters
Campus
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Youngstown State University (YSU)

The Master of Arts degree in gerontology is one of Youngstown State University’s newest degree programs. With a solid interdisciplinary focus on social epidemiology and a ... [+]

The Master of Arts degree in gerontology is one of Youngstown State University’s newest degree programs. With a solid interdisciplinary focus on social epidemiology and aging, the program differs from the few others of its kind in the State and joins only a handful of others throughout the country. The population across the country is changing in a way that will greatly impact healthcare professionals – it’s aging. Ohio currently has the sixth largest population of older adults in the U.S. according to the 2010 Census. The aging population, coupled with an increase in life expectancy and the decrease in birthrate, will continue to increase both the proportion and number of older adults, creating a stronger need for increased professionals in the field. From volunteer coordinators in hospice centers and hospitals to home health care employees and case managers for aging-related agencies, gerontology-focused careers will be in high demand in the near future. A master's program in gerontology may soon be essential for individuals interested in attending to the country’s aging population; YSU's new graduate program in gerontology comes as a response to new opportunities in the field.... [-]

USA Youngstown
September 2019
English
Full-time
Campus
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