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Master On Campus Online

Health Science in Community and Global Health

Clark University

12 months
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60350 USD/year
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About

The master’s degree program in Health Science in Community and Global Health from Clark University prepares you to improve access to healthcare locally and globally.

Overview

In this Health Science in Community and Global Health programme from Clark University, you will build the skills and knowledge to promote health around the world through new community-based approaches. 

You will perform in-depth research and uncover data that illuminates both challenges and solutions. And you will gain the knowledge and confidence to drive policy changes, determine community needs, address health disparities, and solve pressing health-related challenges.

This state-of-the-art teaching methods and community-based strategies will prepare you for the realities facing disadvantaged populations and give you the tools to lift up those in need. 

You’ll integrate perspectives from social, economic, cultural, political, and environmental experts to develop robust strategies that address diverse health issues from the Zika virus and drinking water contamination to endemic challenges such as diabetes and mental health.

The Henry J. and Erna D. Leir Master’s of Health Science in Community and Global Health was created with generous assistance from the Leir Charitable Foundations. It is one of an influential portfolio of programs offered by Clark University’s renowned International Development, Community, and Environment (IDCE) Department.

Why a Master’s of Health Science in Community and Global Health at Clark University

  • Collaborate with faculty who are working with local and global communities, policymakers, and businesses to introduce crucial changes in health research and policy.
  • Gain a competitive professional edge in a department that has been ranked #15 in the world for development studies (based on academic reputation) by QS World University Rankings.
  • Engage in one of 10 departmental concentrations, taking classes with students across IDCE’s degree programs, to tackle significant global challenges on projects that cross geographic and cultural boundaries. Learn to work across teams with diverse intellectual and personal backgrounds to become a change maker.
  • Learn data analysis and methodologies that enable you to effect change in roles such as researcher, nonprofit manager, communications director, and policy developer.

Career

The MHS curriculum prepares you for a career as a community or global health professional in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Our program’s intimate community creates valuable professional networking opportunities with fellow students, alumni, and external organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Health (In)equity: Social Determinants and Policy Solutions
  • Beyond the Population Bomb
  • Community-Based Participatory Health Research
  • Environmental and Social Epidemiology
  • Spatial Analysis for Health
  • The Political Economy of Food and the Ethics of Eating

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Admission is now on a rolling basis, and application requirements have been adjusted. 

Credits

10 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement (refer to additional information below for further details)
  • Letters of recommendation (refer to additional information below for further details)
  • Résumé
  • All academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 60350 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    60350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 60350 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Worcester

1100 - 1620 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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