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You may enroll at Bircham International University from anywhere in the world and at any time in the year and earn a distance learning degree choosing from over 200 majors of study and with complete compatibility with your professional career.

 

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Faculty of Business & Media



Faculty of Business & Media

 

Public Health via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Public Health Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Public Health Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Public Health Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Public Health Online 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...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Health Care Administration
Public Health
International Health Systems
Public Health Nutrition
Drinking Water & Health
Women & Children Health Policy
Gerontology Health Policy
Infectious Diseases
Hygiene & Safety
Occupational Toxicology
Health Technology
Health Program Planning

 

 

Public Health via distance learning

 

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. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Public Health Online via distance learning
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.
Composition: Public Health via distance learning = 36 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Public Health Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Public Health via distance learning = 36 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 Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Public Health Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Public Health via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Public Health Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Public Health via distance learning = 36 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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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...

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

Public Health via distance learning

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


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

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 : John Ogony Arudo

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 : John Ogony Arudo

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

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 : Luis Fontanet Sallan

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 : Daniel Scott Janik

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 : John Ogony Arudo

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 : John Ogony Arudo

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 : Luis Fontanet Sallan

Occupational Toxicology
This course explores occupational and industrial health hazards and toxic exposures. It examines the effects of exposure to chemical, physical, and biological agents, embracing the community and workplace environments. It considers current issues in human and environmental toxicology.
Academic Supervisor : Luis Fontanet Sallan

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 : Luis Fontanet Sallan

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 : John Ogony Arudo

 

Admission - Public Health Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

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.

 

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Recognition - Public Health Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Public Health Online via distance learning

 

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 on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ABES - Associação Brasileira de Engenharia Sanitária e Ambiental

ABRASCO - Associação Brasileira de Saúde Coletiva

AIDIS - Asociación Interamericana de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ambiental

APHA - American Public Health Association

ASF - Associação Saúde da Família

International Federation of Health and Human Rights Organisations

ISHR - International Society for Health and Human Rights

SFSE - Société Française de Santé et Environnement

SHS - Sciences Humaines et Santé

WFPH - World Federation of Public Health

 

 

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