The MPH Program from James Lind Institute, Switzerland, is an excellent program for students and professionals to assume diverse roles in the public health and allied health sectors. This program is developed to help students to develop strong knowledge and skills to explore opportunities within the public health space including ones that are in specialized areas such as maternal and child health, environmental health, nutrition, occupational health among many others.
This program is also designed to make our students attractive to international agencies, community health organizations, governmental organizations, and non-governmental organizations involved in health delivery, promotion, management, and administration.
Why the Master of Public Health Management (MPH) from James Lind Institute?
In a recent study conducted on the open positions in public health in the Journal of Global Health and many other such studies, it became clear that for maximizing the chances of success in securing a career in public health, a master’s degree is extremely helpful.
67% of the positions were in non–governmental organizations (NGOs)
14% of the positions involved clinical disciplines primarily medicine.
50% of job posts included the request for applicants to have the kind of knowledge and skills normally acquired in schools of public health offering courses relevant to global health.
51% of the listed opportunities required at least a Master’s degree level of qualification or doctoral degree.
Networking, Observerships, Internships, and Projects
Our students have the opportunity to tap into our faculty members’ networks within global and national organizations, individuals, and various other key stakeholders. We also ensure that students have the best chance to secure internships and observerships at international organizations. Students are also supported to develop and conduct their projects under the mentorship of a local or international expert in public health.