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Public Health Online - Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.

 

Faculty of Natural Health Science via distance learning

 

Faculty of Natural Health Science

 

 

Public Health via distance learning

 

This program defines public health functions, practices, programs, and measures. It discusses the organization and infrastructure of a health system, the historical context, and future challenges. It offers a complete description of core public health services, how public health services are delivered, and how managed care affects public health.

 

Academic Supervisor : Daniel Scott Janik
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Public Health Online via distance learning

Specialist, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctor - Public Health.

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. For example: Diplomacy - Disaster Management - Health Care Administration - Institutional Relations - Peace Studies - Political Science - Protocol & Etiquette - Public Affairs - Public Policy & Administration - Sustainable Development .

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Public Health Online
Tuition Fee: 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online: 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Public Health via distance learning = 42 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from the specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Public Health Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... Max. 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online: 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Public Health via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Natural Health Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Public Policy & Administration.

 

Master's Degree - Public Health Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... Max. 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online: 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Public Health via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Natural Health Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Public Policy & Administration. + 13 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Public Health Online
Tuition Fee: Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online: 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program. More info...
Composition: Public Health via distance learning = 42 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Natural Health Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Public Policy & Administration. + 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).

 

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...

 

Academic Supervisor Bircham International University

 

BIU adapts each Distance Learning Higher Education degree program to the needs of each student. More info...

 

 

Public Health Online

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...

 

Drinking Water & Health
This course examines the principles and requirements of public water supply for the protection of public health. It covers topics related to the characterization of water quality and sources, water treatment, distribution systems, and health hazards, epidemiology, risk assessment, in addition to surveillance and regulatory needs to assure safe public water supplies.
Academic Supervisor: Monish Gunawardana

Hygiene & Safety
This course introduces the principles of industrial and community hygiene and safety. It examines the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, and control of hazards to health and safety. It covers control methods and hygiene sampling equipment. Also, it helps developing skills in occupational health and safety hazard recognition in a variety of cases.
Academic Supervisor: Monish Gunawardana

Food Policy & Safety
This course examines all aspects of food safety and policy namely consumer perception of nutritional risk and the regulatory and legal issues of labeling, sanitation, and biotechnology. It addresses the role of public health in monitoring and assessing nutrition, the access to food, safe food supply, and national nutrition policy.
Academic Supervisor: Jorge Poveda Arias

International Health Systems
This course interprets health problems among various populations in multicultural settings. It compares health care systems in developing and industrialized countries in relation to other social systems; public/private component analyses; and health care methods and finance. It also examines major health problems of underdeveloped, developing, and emerging nations.
Academic Supervisor: Daniel Scott Janik

Public Health Nutrition
This course reviews current issues and methods in assessing a community nutritional status and risk profiles; planning, implementing, and evaluating nutrition programs; and the effects in epidemiological studies and chronic disease.
Academic Supervisor: Daniel Scott Janik

Women & Children Health Policy
This course gives a historical account of roles played by government and health policy development for mothers and children, family planning, maternal and infant health, preschool, school-age, and adolescent health. It also addresses the biological mechanisms that underpin human reproduction, infertility, and contraception.
Academic Supervisor: Monish Gunawardana

Gerontology Health Policy
This course explores biological, psychological, and social issues in aging; including cognitive change with age and the social impact of increasingly older population demographics. It provides a multidisciplinary approach to the health care needs of the elderly, namely medication use, nutrition, health care agencies, and roles of individual health care professionals.
Academic Supervisor: Monish Gunawardana

Infectious Diseases
This course explores the methods used in epidemiology and their application to the critical appraisal of clinical, epidemiological, and health administration for evidence-based management of health care organizations, improvement of delivery of health services, and for creating health policies. An emphasis will be placed on understanding the relationships between the host, the parasite, and the environment in infectious disease investigations.
Academic Supervisor: Jose W. Rodriguez

Public Health
This course deals with the philosophy, history, and principles of public health, the organization and structure of its agencies, and the functions of public health services. It examines health promotion, disease prevention, the social, cultural, and environmental factors that influence health, disease, and illness.
Academic Supervisor: Daniel Scott Janik

Health Technology
This course provides an overview of the methods used in health technology assessment, including cost-benefit, cost-effectiveness, cost-utility analysis, current controversies, successes, and failures in implementing information technology. Medical informatics concerns the representation, organization, and manipulation of biomedical information.
Academic Supervisor: Daniel Scott Janik

Health Program Planning
This course presents a systems approach to the planning of effective health services to meet the needs of communities. Plans include effective and culturally appropriate implementation strategies, managing planning process, work plans, stakeholders, negotiation, and working with groups.
Academic Supervisor: Monish Gunawardana

Health Care Administration
This course explores the management processes and roles of public health professionals; health service organization; policy issues, resources utilization and control; human resources management; and public health trends. It discusses current issues affecting health and health care delivery.
Academic Supervisor: Monish Gunawardana

Epidemiology
This course reviews the principles of epidemiology and their application to health. It studies the epidemiological factors and the prevention and control of infectious diseases in addition to their occupational and environmental determinants.
Academic Supervisor: Jose W. Rodriguez

Virology
This course explores virology at a molecular level including virus replication and the molecular basis for viral pathogenesis; a survey of human and animal viral diseases; and current trends for prevention and treatment of viral diseases.
Academic Supervisor: Daniel Scott Janik

 

 

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Public Health Online via distance learning

Recommended Professional References.

Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional.

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...

 

AASPA - Alianza de Asociaciones de Salud Pública de las Américas
ABRASCO - Associação Brasileira de Saúde Coletiva
ADGESSA - Association pour le Développement et la Gestion des Équipements Sociaux, Médico Sociaux et Sanitaires
ADPH - Association of Directors of Public Health
ALAESP - Asociación Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Educación en Salud Pública
APHA - American Public Health Association
APPSP - Associação Portuguesa parae Promoção da Saúde Pública
ASF - Associação Saúde da Família
ASPHER - Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region
EPHA - European Public Health Alliance
EUPHA - European Public Health Association
FADSP - Federación de Asociaciones en Defensa de la Sanidad Publica
FAQSS - Fédération des Associations Qualité & Sécurité en Santé
IEA - International Epidemiological Association
IFHHRO - International Federation of Health and Human Rights Organisations
ISHR - International Society for Health and Human Rights
RSPH - Royal Society for Public Health
SESPAS - Sociedad Española de Salud Pública y Administración Sanitaria
SFSP - Société Française de Santé Publique
SHS - Sciences Humaines et Santé
SOPHE - Society for Public Health Education
WFPHA - World Federation of Public Health Associations
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Admission requirements - Public Health

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.

 

For official admission status at Bircham distance education university; you need to send in a filled out, dated, and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from the website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to our address. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in a PDF Format. More info...

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission. More info...

 

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

Duration - Public Health Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

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Faculty of Natural Health Science via distance learning

Public Health Online

Specialist - Expert Diploma, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctor Ph.D. Degree.