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.
What will you study?
Complete all credit requirements for the Master of Public Health (MPH) program – Proceed to Specialization in Public Health Leadership
Upon enrollment in this program students will first complete all credit requirements of the Master of Public health (MPH) program. You can view the program details here
Complete Specialization in Public Health Leadership – Receive MPH with Specialization in Public Health Leadership Degree
Upon completion of all credit requirements for the award of the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree, you will initiate a specialization in Public Health Leadership. The duration of this specialization is usually 36 weeks. After completing the specialization, you will receive the MPH with Specialization in Public Health Leadership Degree.
Following is the structure of the MPH with Specialization in Public Health Leadership Degree program:
This dual degree award of Master of Science in Public Health Management (MPH) and specialized 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.
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:
Quality Assurance Leader
Health Insurance Manager
James Lind Institute maintains very high standards for students who enter our academic programs. For all MPH programs, the following criteria need to be met before admission is offered to a prospective student.
Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent recognized academic title in any of the following areas will suffice the academic entry criteria for MPH programs.
Behavioral and social sciences (Sociology, Psychology, Counselling)
Dentistry, Oral Health
Exercise and Sport Science
Medicine, Medical sciences
Occupational Health and Safety
Public Health or Health Sciences
Science (All disciplines)
For students who don’t have a Bachelor’s Degree, there can be a possibility to use Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE). JLI generally utilizes over 3 years of experience in a significant role for waiver of Bachelor’s Degree. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for exploring this pathway.
Evidence of Proficiency in English
The English proficiency test can be waived for the following candidates:
Native English Speakers, or;
Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), or;
Applicants having completed their undergraduate degree in English in an English speaking country.
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’). You will receive two degrees as follows:
You can either chose to complete these 48 ECTS Credits during or after the completion of the Master of Public Health (MPH) program. This is a very unique opportunity to earn a Master’s degree in Public Health via the Master of Science in Public Health Management Program at UTIU. The program has been thoughtfully structured in order to provide the required knowledge and skills to new aspirants, current Public Health professionals, and those working or aspiring to work within the health sector.
Duration: 36 Weeks
Following is the structure of the additional 48 ECTS Credits for the MSc in Public Health Management Program:
James Lind Institute is certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label for further education institutions. EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government. EduQua is the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland and is recognized, supported, and endorsed by the following organizations: • Swiss Federal Government • Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK) • State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) • Swiss Conference for Professional Training department (SBBK) • Swiss Association of Employment Departments (VSAA) • Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB)
James Lind Institute is a proud member of the prestigious International Council for Open & Distance Education. ICDE has consultative partner status with UNESCO and shares UNESCO’s key value – the universal right to education for all. ICDE further derives its position from the unique knowledge and experience of its members throughout the world in the development and use of new methodologies and emerging technologies.
Completing your MPH from James Lind Institute gives you the confidence and credibility to have completed a program that is well respected globally
We offer one of the most flexible programs globally and you are always in control of how quickly you want to learn
We ensure that our academic programs stay current with the latest topics of relevance and importance