ASEAN Institute for Health Development

Master of Primary Health Care Management (International Program)

Course Description

Master of Primary Health Care Management program (International Program) has been operating since 1986 with the cooperation with Thailand International Cooperation Development Agency (TICA), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The program emphasizes the development of managers and leadership skills of medical and paramedical public health care professionals worldwide, especially in Asia. PHC development is recognized as an appropriate channel for public health service in the improvement of existing human resources, making use of appropriate technology and encouraging community participation.

Admission Requirements

  • hold a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Public Health from a domestic or oversea institution approved by the Ministry of Education
  • have a minimum grade point average of 2.50
  • have at least 3 years of professional experience in the field of Public Health until the enrollment date and have at least 1 international publication
  • submit a research/thesis proposal
  • submit one reference.
  • include curriculum-vitae
  • exemption from the above conditions may be granted by the Program Committee under exceptional circumstances
  • hold a Bachelor’s degree in the field of Public Health from a domestic or oversea institution approved by the Ministry of Education
  • have a minimum grade point average of 2.50
  • have at least 2 years of professional experience in the field of Public Health until the enrollment date
  • submit one reference
  • include curriculum-vitae
  • exemption from the above conditions may be granted by the Program Committee under exceptional circumstances

Expected Learning Outcome

ELO 1

To be honest, responsible, discipline, respect to social rules, avoid plagiarism

ELO 5

Interact professionally when work as a multidisciplinary team as both leader and member for solving and managing primary health care works in all levels

ELO 2

Critique public health problems, health needs, factor related with that problems from scholarly literature and related information

ELO 6

Use information technology effectively and appropriately with the social and cultural context

ELO 3

Propose strategic options or primary health care innovation to solve or enhance primary health system via research that has been conducted in systematic process

ELO 7

Communicate effectively and appropriately with all level of practitioners

ELO 4

Act as lifelong leaner with behave consistently seeking knowledge for developing intellectual independence

ELO 8

Analyze and interpret statistical data as they support evaluating, planning and managing primary health care system

Courses

Graduation Requirements

  • 36 credits with minimum grade point average of 3.00
  • Pass English proficiency exam
  • Completed soft skill (FGS website)
  • Pass thesis examination
  • Publication

Job Careers after Graduation

  • Executive Health
  • Academic Public Health
  • Public Health Researchers