18-Months Masters of Public Health (MPH) Program Introduced by Independence University

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  • (1888PressRelease) August 23, 2011 - Salt Lake City, Utah - Society has seen drastic advancements in medicine and technology in the past decade, and there is a pressing need for skilled, qualified healthcare professionals who are familiar with the recent advances, approaches, and technology. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 10 of the 20 most rapidly growing professions today are healthcare related, and this trend will continue over the next seven years, during which healthcare is expected to generate more jobs than any other industry.

    Independence University, accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), constantly endeavors to provide students with a high-caliber education designed to prepare them for success in today's cutthroat employment climate. In response to the growing demand for healthcare professionals, Independence University now offers a Master of Public Health (MPH) program.

    Independence University's Masters of Public Health degree program was developed to give students a thorough grasp of the core issues and areas in the public health field through courses such as healthcare management, nutrition, healthcare biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, development of health promotion programs, health communication, and research and evaluation methods. This instruction is supplemented by a final thesis and internships designed to allow students to put theory into practice. The successful completion of the MPH degree can help qualify graduates for positions such as research associates, health advocators and promoters, policy makers, educators, and more. The scope for employment is wide; there is a demand for healthcare professionals within the government, in non-profit organizations, in private clinics, in pharmaceuticals corporations, and in health insurance companies.

    The duration of this degree is 18 months, but it can be completed in as few as 12 months. Criteria for admission include a proof of a bachelor's degree.

    For more details on Independence University's graduate programs in healthcare, call 1-888-752-6177 or visit http://www.independence.edu to request more information.

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