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Master of Health Studies

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At a Glance

  • Credential: Masters Degree
  • Credits: 33

Prepare for a leadership position in the health system with Athabasca University’s Master of Health Studies (MHS). This online program will give you the skills to discern emerging trends and provide leadership to health systems and organizations.

Q: Why take the Master of Health Studies?

A:

The rapid pace of change in health services requires health professionals to be leaders, equipped to address new challenges. The MHS will prepare you take on these challenges.

Q: How long would it take to complete?

A:

You can take up to 7 years to complete all requirements.

Program Overview

Prepare for a leadership position in the health system with Athabasca University’s Master of Health Studies (MHS). This online program will give you the skills to discern emerging trends, anticipate future directions in health services and provide leadership in:

  • planning
  • implementation
  • evaluation
  • change management
  • policy development

You will also learn how to develop successful research and project proposals. If you’re interested in teaching, a teaching focus route is available.

Why take the Master of Health Studies?

The rapid pace of change in health services requires health professionals to be leaders, equipped to address new challenges. The MHS will prepare you take on these challenges.

Program details

The Master of Health Studies is a 33-credit online graduate program. You must complete at least 18 credits through Athabasca University.

There are 3 intakes each year, in September, January and May.

All courses are online grouped study, with defined start and end dates.

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