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MPH Health Systems – Administration & Global Health Leadership


UHaifa International’s unique master’s degree program in MPH Health Systems (Masters in Public Health Systems) provides future health care leaders and researchers with cutting-edge knowledge and skills to address tomorrow’s complex challenges in the rapidly-changing field of global public health. Specializing in Global Health Leadership and Health Systems Administration, we equip our students with state of the art theoretical knowledge and the required multidisciplinary practical training, in order to manage comprehensive cross-cutting, multi-sectoral health issues on local and global scales. This value offering provides our graduates with a competitive edge when pursuing professional careers in both the public and business sectors.

The program curriculum aligns with the standards and guidelines of Public Health graduate studies in the United States, Canada, and Europe.



Our study program includes integrated knowledge and training in relevant fields aimed at:

  • Developing and enhancing personal and organizational leadership skills for public and global health positions
  • Providing knowledge, training, perspectives and tools to address multicultural public and global health challenges.
  • Acquiring skills for planning, evaluating and implementing health program and policies.
  • Exposure to critical health leadership sectors and core public health skills such as epidemiology and biostatistics.
  • Training and skills in diverse and relevant health management disciplines such as ethics, policy, and economics.
  • Applied Practical Experience (APE): An amazing opportunity to observe public health practice in action and apply learnings to health care systems and policy.
  • A chance to learn from professionals and experts in emerging public health fields, such as environment and climate change, vaccines, and occupational health, including the World Health Organization Centre for Excellence (WHO) .
One year, one Degree:

Our one-year international master’s program is taught in English over three consecutive semesters from October through September, awarding graduates with a Master of Public Health (MPH), with a specialization in the field of Health Systems Administration and Global Health Leadership.

Highlighted Courses

Introduction to Global Health (Including Social Determinants of Health)

Decision Making in Health Systems

Global Health Systems


Human Rights and Public Health Ethics

* The curriculum is subject to change without notice

Admission Requirements
  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA, 80% (B) (Israeli system) or equivalent in all undergraduate classes.
  • Good command of the English language.
Application documents
  • Copy of undergraduate diploma and official transcript of BA degree showing full list of courses, date of graduation, and conferred degree.
  • Two recommendation letters
  • TOEFL – score 89 or alternative acceptable English language examination score
  • Personal Statement (500 words)
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resumé
  • Medical forms (international students only)
  • Copy of valid passport
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