School of Medicine :: The University of Jordan ::

Program Specifications

Master in Public Health / Program Overview

Ø Background to the program and subject area:
This program cover different areas of public health including, Epidemiology, Environment, health administration, research methods, primary health care, health policies and other related subjects
Ø Vision statements of the program:
We envision a country where health is within reach for each individual, supported by healthy and sustainable communities, and equitably achieved across human populations through the transformation of policies and health services delivery. We believe this can be achieved by improving quality of health care, prevention of diseases within communities, promoting health equity, addressing issues that marginalized members of society endure, and ensuring stakeholders are well informed and involved.
Ø Mission statements of the program:
The mission of the Master of Public Health Program is to prepare competent public health practitioners who are able, through creative and critical thinking and effective communication skills, to enhance the health status and quality of life in local, governmental, regional, and global communities.  
Ø Program Aims:
           Encourage and promote public health education programs
           Provide leadership within the public health profession
           Collaborate with other professionals, staff, communities and consumers in the planning implementation, and evaluation of Public health programs
           Conduct and incorporate research findings in Public health into practice settings
           Establish and maintain a personal commitment to intellectual inquiry, self-directed learning and professional growth
           Work as research assistants and to join PhD programs in the future