Master in Public Health (MPH), is a two years Postgraduate Medicine degree course of study in India.public Health study covers the branch of medicine which concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability.
The aim of the master study program is to prepare candidates for the promotion of the population on the national and international level. The program is designed to develop and improve public health administration and its related areas such as Community Health, Disease Characteristics Prevention and Control, Management in Crisis Situation, Forecast Strategic Disease Prevention Policies, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs.
The master study prepares candidates with the professional training necessary to enter the public health or health care profession, candidates are able to pursue career option based on their practicum experience. Course emphasis in Health promotion and Disease prevention as a means to reduces the cost by improving the health of our population.
The course of study is suitable for those candidates wants to increase their knowledge for accelerating their career by exploring and acquire a critical understanding of Public Health. The course of study is designed to provide in-depth knowledge, information, techniques and about the activities associated with Engineering in Public Health, in a comprehensive manner. The study is focused on theoretical and practical aspects and principles techniques in an academic discipline such as Social and Behavioural Aspects of Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Population Science, Health System & Policies, Maternal and Child Health, Health Economics and Financing, Community Nutrition, Health Promotion and BCC, Environmental Health and Sustainability, Research Methodology.
The candidate has to complete Bachelor Degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) or any other Bachelor Degree with relevant subjects or equivalent examination, with minimum aggregate 55% marks, such candidates are eligible to take admission in Master’s degree study program.
This course requires study requires 2 years of time period in India, It’s a Full Time professional degree course, but some candidates use part time, correspondence education program and also go for distance learning, study option to earn this degree.
The Master degree holder have excellent career opportunities in Colleges & Universities also in both Public and Private Public Healthcare Sector.
After the successful completion of the course, one can be recognized as Health Care Administrator / Social Worker and able to work as Health Educator, Community Health Worker, Health Education Specialist, Health Promotion Coordinator, Public Relation Manager, Minority Health Research Analyst, Minority Health officer or Administrator, Environment Health & Safety Specialist, Psychologist, Technical Specialist (Public Health), etc.
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