Master of Public Health Management (MPH – Public Health Leadership)


Program Description

JLI Switzerland

This program is particularly suited to entrants and professionals who have a keen interest in assuming leadership roles in healthcare. Students from nursing, medicine, allied health, mental health, hospital administration, field-based healthcare workers, and diagnostic professionals find this program of high interest.

There is a tremendous need for effective leaders in modern healthcare organizations and this program is tuned to these needs so that aspiring students develop the acumen to understand the leadership needs in healthcare. There is a focus on evidence-based care, managerial effectiveness, foundations in finance and accounting, and leading teams.


The Master of Public Health (MPH) - Public Health Leadership program has been designed to with a very comprehensive curriculum to ensure that you develop strong knowledge and skills in the practice of Public Health with a special focus on Public Health Leadership.

It is an intensive program and comprises of 138 ECTS credits to be completed within a  duration of 18 to 24 months.

You will first complete the core MPH courses (90 ECTS credits), followed by your specialization in Public Health Leadership (48 ECTScredits). 

The details of the courses that you will undertake are listed on our website here: Program Curriculum

How you will study

You will study through the completion of self-paced courses via audiovisual content, interactive documents, videos, podcasts, and other multimedia content as may be applicable. Other interactions include online live classes, discussions with fellow students, faculty, and mentors via study portal, email, etc.

See a detailed video about our online learning methodology below:



Each course is followed by an examination and assignment. You will need to pass the exam to proceed to the next course. Our faculty may also assess you based on your involvement in debates, discussions, and research.

Project & Project Reports:

  • After core MPH courses: Project Report 1 (10,000 words)
  • After specialization courses: Project Report 2 (10,000 words)

Projects will be undertaken under the guidance of your faculty and mentor. They can be an individual project or a team project. 

AccreditationsJLI Switzerland

The Master of Public Health (MPH) - Public Health Leadership, is a Swiss degree awarded by James Lind Institute, Switzerland.  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. James Lind Institute has various accreditations, certifications, and international memberships. 


This program is also available as a Dual Degree Option. This allows you to earn 2 master's degrees with minimal additional cost and effort. 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’). Upon completion, you will be awarded a Master of Science in Public Health Management degree by the university. 

Therefore, upon completion of your dual degree program you will have earned the following degrees:

  • MPH - Public Health Leadership (From James Lind Institute, Switzerland); &
  • M.Sc in Public Health Management (From International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Rome, Italy)

An additional fee applies for the dual degree option is mentioned on our website. 


  • Usually, a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent recognized academic title is required for applying. If you do not have one, contact us to discuss your case. A full list of eligibility criteria is available on our website here.
  • English proficiency test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, or equivalent) taken within the last 2 years may be required. You may be exempt if you are a native English speaker if you have completed your schooling/prior degree in the English language, or you have worked for at least two years in a setting where English is the primary language used. 


Our application is very simple:

Step 1: Complete the application form

Step 2: Ensure any documents requested are submitted

Step 3: Pay the fee if the application is approved


Documents Required

  • Copy of highest qualification (e.g. degree certificate)
  • Copy of transcripts/marks sheets
  • Proof of identity/citizenship e.g. copy of passport or national ID card
  • Scanned passport size photo
  • English language test results (if applicable)



This MPH in Public Health Leadership is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills, and perspective to be a leader within the healthcare domain. Today’s healthcare system requires professionals and leaders who can foster more interdisciplinary integration, cohesion, finding shared efficiencies, and lead people to successful outcomes. This program is equally relevant to new graduates and experienced healthcare professionals such as physicians, dentists, nurses, or veterinarians. Professionals who have significant experience in management also find this program very valuable in helping them to move to healthcare or grow within the healthcare industry.

Job Outlook


Career Opportunities

The job growth in Public Health Leadership is expected to grow at around 18% which is much higher than the industry average across all industries. As healthcare organizations evolve and seek extremely high efficiency, it is mandatory that they cultivate and hire very high performing managers who have the skills and the acumen to run a smooth operation within budget but at the highest quality of care. This dual degree program equips you with the knowledge, skills, and networking that can propel you in your career in Public Health Leadership. Some of the key roles you can assume after completing this course are:

  • Health Administrator
  • Quality Assurance Leader
  • Clinic Manager
  • Practice Manager
  • Executive Leader
  • Nurse Manager
  • Academic leader
  • Research Manager
  • Patient Counselor
  • Business Manager
  • Health Insurance Manager


When you choose our Master of Science in Public Health Management (MPH), you can:

  • Establish Credibility
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Stay Current and Relevant

To know more about this and our other programs, visit our website here: Website

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Last updated Dec 2020

About the School

JLI is an international educational institution with its main campus in Switzerland. We prepare our students for careers in public health, health administration, pharmaceutical sciences, clinical rese ... Read More

JLI is an international educational institution with its main campus in Switzerland. We prepare our students for careers in public health, health administration, pharmaceutical sciences, clinical research, clinical sciences, agriculture, and business management. Read less