World Christian University

Course objectives

The main objective of the Academic Master’s Degree in Public Health is to prepare public health professionals for the use of scientific research in the improvement of work, and skills required for the best performance of the profession.

It also aims to develop skills in the production and transmission of knowledge in Collective Health, in view of the advances of didactic and pedagogical conceptions and research methodologies. WCU intends to train Masters with a critical spirit, capable of using the theoretical and practical instruments of knowledge of Collective Health and of showing solutions to problems faced by companies in the area of knowledge concentration.


The Master’s degree in Collective Health is composed of the following disciplines: Guidelines and Defense of the Dissertation: The student will have guidance from a phD teacher during the project, research and writing of the dissertation. The student will submit his dissertation for qualification, being approved will be scheduled defense that will be online for a bank of doctors.

Curriculum Matrix



Research Methods and Techniques

240 hours

Development of Public Policies

60 hours

Public and Collective Health Education

60 hours

Public Health and Environment

60 hours

Epidemiology and Health Surveillance

60 hours

Preventive Health

60 hours

Public Health Policies

60 hours

Health Promotion

60 hours

Strategic Management in Health

60 hours

Research Project

60 hours

Research Seminar

180 hours


960 hours