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Tuition fee €3,940.00 per year
Application fee €350.00 one-time

Overview

Core curriculum of Master Program in of public health was developed during 1997-1999 in the framework of International TEMPUS project. The purpose of the program is to develop public health practice, research and teaching competencies for specialists, who work for health care system. Graduates also can continue studies for doctoral degree. Such competencies as assessment of health determinants, health status of population, planning and implementing of health promotion programmes, evaluation of health systems and health reforms, assessment of the activities of health services and managerial capabilities could be obtained during the program.

A variety of research and training skills are joined together within the Faculty of Public Health.
The teaching staff comprises well-known researchers, policy makers and international public health
activists who share their broad experience with students and young researchers. The Faculty is an active member of the ASPHER, and its training programmes have been peer-reviewed and favourably acknowledged by ASPHER experts. It is also a WHO collaboration centre for non-communicable disease control and a WHO Operations Research Regional Training Centre in Reproductive Health. Established in 1994, the Faculty of Public Health is the youngest faculty at LSMU. It has been structured in consideration of current advances in health sciences and recommendations made by the WHO. The Faculty consists of 4 departments, the clinical department and the institute. The number of students enrolled is more than 330, including 8 international students. Courses are available to international students enrolled in the public health master’s programme in English.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the program may pursue careers in different levels of health service structures (ministries, health departments of municipalities), public health centres, public health bureaus, health insurance funds, public and private health care institutions, international organizations and allied fields.

Apply now! Fall semester 2017/18
Application deadline
Aug 30, 2017 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2017

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States