Academic Program Proposal

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Johns Hopkins University
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Master of Applied ScienceCommunity-based Primary Healthcare Programs in Global Health 1/6/2018
Community-based Primary Healthcare Programs in Global Health Program Description
The MAS program is primarily intended for early to mid-career professionals practicing or planning to practice in developing countries and interested in expanding their global health skills and knowledge. The MAS program can be completed entirely with online courses, allowing greater educational access to a wider range of students. The MAS in Community- based Primary Health Care Programs in Global Health will provide an opportunity for education and training for mid-career health professionals in the public, private and NGO sectors working in low and middle income countries. Delivering the degree in a fully online format will allow greater accessibility for participants from the U.S. and around the world. <br> <br>The overall aim of this program is to provide accessible formal education to public health professionals working in various organizations both in the United States and beyond that equips them with the technical skills necessary to effectively communicate the evidence that is required to support effective global health policy development and implementation. <br> <br>The Master of Applied Science program in Community-based Primary Health Care Programs in Global Health will provide concrete training in global health strategies, policies and practices with particular focus on policy development, design and implementation of community-based primary health care, as well as research methods and planning of strategic global health interventions. <br>