Degree programme

Applied Public Health

Course details

2 years
MSc in Health Sciences
120 ECTS credits
4,920 EUR per year
Taught in English

The degree programme Applied Public Health aims to provide competencies for students wishing to pursue a career in public and private health sectors as well as in non-governmental organizations. The MPH degree is the most widely recognized professional credentials for leadership in public health. The programme is intended for graduates already holding a bachelor’s or master’s degree, who are seeking to broaden their understanding and knowledge in the field of public health.


Work in public health care services in local, national and international public health centres and other institutions

Work in the inter-sectorial field within NGOs and public health projects, actions and initiatives

Play leadership and managerial roles in the health care system

Continue your education by entering PhD programmes

Pursue a professional career in research and teaching in the fields of communicable and non-communicable disease epidemiology, health care service research, preventive medicine and other areas

Programme structure

What you will learn each year:

Year 1

Introduction to Public Health and Health Care System, Environmental Health, Health Ethics and Law, Health Informatics and Research, Applied Epidemiology

Year 2

Health Policy and Strategy, Health Economics, Management of Changes, Health Psychology and Human Relations, Methods of Data Analysis, Preparation and Defence of Master’s Thesis


Studies at the largest School of Public Health in the Baltic countries

Diploma recognized in Europe, USA and other countries

Multicultural environment and student community: international students from 87 different countries make up over 23 % of the total student body at LSMU

Possibility to spend a semester or a year abroad with the Erasmus+ exchange programme

Support system for student adaptation mentoring, tutoring and psychological counselling


Aušra Dapkevičienė

+370 37 396052

More information about the programme