MAHSA’s Master of Science in Public Health provides the necessary knowledge and competencies to protect, improve and maintain the health of individuals and communities and prepares students for gainful employment in diverse health settings both in the public and private health sectors.
During the 1-&-½-year programme consisting of three long semesters and a short one, students will be trained in the fields of epidemiology, prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases, health systems management, biostatistics, research methodology, health promotion, occupational health, environmental health, health-risk assessment, population health, public health policy and leadership. The training is conducted through didactic lectures, tutorials, case studies, seminars, workshops, field visits and presentations by an expert team of academics with many years of real-world public health experience both locally and internationally. Our primary goal is for graduates to emerge as advanced critical thinkers and analysts, ready and able to challenge and push boundaries in a wide range of public health contexts.
Graduates of MAHSA University’s Master of Science in Public Health will have acquired the various proficiencies and aptitudes to function effectively and efficiently in a diversity of environments as leaders in public health. They will have the capacity to diagnose community health problems, manage and reduce health disparities and implement solutions to enhance human health. They will also be equipped with advanced research capacities to do independent research to inform their evidence-based public health practices.
|Essential Public Health Concepts
|Epidemiology & Medical Statistics
|Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases
|Occupational & Environmental Health
|Health Systems Management
|Essential Issues in Health Policy
|Health Economics & Financing
Graduates can seek employment in diverse environments to work as Epidemiologists, Researchers, Public Health Managers, Health Insurance Executives, and Wellness Executives in public and private enterprises. Some of the graduates of this programme are already pursuing PhDs in local and international universities. Local and international NGO’s advocating social and health issues are always on the lookout for such well-trained public health graduates.