The Master of Arts in Maternal-Child Health Systems is an accredited, stand-alone degree program offered primarily online, with two short residencies of 2-3 days at Bastyr’s Kenmore, Washington, campus. This program takes four quarters (one year) to complete.
- Online course format, allowing students to continue employment and/or commute from outside of the Seattle area.
- Four quarter curriculum with two short residency requirements on our Kenmore campus — 2-3 days at the beginning of the program and at the end.
- Students develop knowledge and skills through a series of courses culminating in a master’s thesis, a capstone project or an internship experience. The project is designed by the student in collaboration with an advisory committee, based on the student’s interest in research, education, organizational functioning or policy development.
- Small class sizes and committed, multi-disciplinary faculty.
- Part-time track available
- Work as a leader in education, research, policymaking and advocacy
- Work in program management and administration
- Conduct research
- Act as a consultant to maternal/infant health initiatives
- Become an educator in maternal-child health systems
- Serve as a national policy advocate