College of Health Sciences

Master of Public Health

The Masters in Public Health program is aimed towards preparing students from a wide range of professional disciplines to become leaders in public health. Population health is multidisciplinary and requires a coordinated community effort. ATU’s public health program ins underpinned by a realization that the attainment of good health is a right not a privilege and to attain the goal of Health for All in the community leaders and policy makers must have a sound grounding on all the issues that impact on their communities health and well-being. This program will provide students with the opportunity to enhance their existing skills and competences in the health profile of their communities. The course will bring together the theories and principles of public health to bear so that students and practitioners will be able on the work, so that they can to contribute significantly to realization of good health care policies in the nation and globally.

Executive Master of Business Administration

  • ATU Executive MBA Program offers students the opportunity to earn one of Somaliland’s most respected business credentials through a renowned academic environment meant for working professionals who are currently involved in both the public and private sectors in Hargeisa. Our program’s flexibility combined with ATU distinctive approach to education opens up opportunities for men and women who would otherwise have sought to go abroad to further their professional credentials.
  • This unique programme will equip students with the business knowledge, leadership skills and networks to accelerate your career. The only one of its kind in Somaliland, students can expect similar content and curriculum of an MBA programme, but with special emphasis on individual leadership development.
  • Our Executive MBA has a historied existence; constituting the first Master’s programme ever to be offered in Somaliland. It has continued to solidify its reputation and legacy by graduating seven batches of leaders who currently work in senior positions within both the private and public sectors. Many of our graduates currently run the biggest companies in Somaliland including Telesom, Dahabshiil and SOMTEL.

Master of Research and Statistics

Our Master of Research and Statistics program is designed to equip students with advanced knowledge and skills in conducting research and analyzing data in a variety of fields. With a focus on both theoretical and practical applications, our program prepares students for careers in research, data analysis, and related fields.

Throughout the program, students will study topics such as research design, statistical theory, data analysis techniques, and data visualization. They will also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience working with real-world datasets and conducting independent research projects under the guidance of experienced faculty members.

Our program is ideal for students who are interested in pursuing careers in academia, industry, or government, as well as those who wish to pursue further study at the doctoral level. With a strong foundation in both research methodology and statistical theory, our graduates are well-prepared to make valuable contributions to a variety of fields, including business, healthcare, social sciences, and more.

We offer flexible scheduling options to accommodate the needs of working professionals, and our program can be completed either by attending classes on campus or online. Whether you’re seeking to advance your career or pursue a new path in research and data analysis, our Master of Research and Statistics program provides the knowledge and skills necessary for success.

Master of Laws (L.L.M)

The Master of Laws program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing careers in law. The program provides a comprehensive education in the principles and practices of local and international law.

Students will have the opportunity to study a wide range of topics, including public international law, international trade law, human rights law, and international environmental law. Students will also get a broad overview of local and international laws and regulations that govern international businesses.

Throughout the program, students will have the opportunity to engage with leading experts in the fields of law, and to participate in a range of practical activities, including moot court competitions, case review, and internships with law firms.

By the end of the program, graduates will be well-prepared for a wide range of careers in international organizations, government agencies, and legal and consulting firms. They will have a deep understanding of the complex issues that shape international relations, and the skills and expertise needed to make a positive impact in this important field.

Master of Arts in Project Planning and Management

PPM is designed for graduates who want to move into project management, either in their current technical and business field, or into a new field of expertise. This course will provide students with a broad set of skills which have wide application. During the course of the year, they’ll gain practical experience through applied project activities and current case studies, delivered by professionals in the field.

Students will also develop a methodical approach to the management of financial aspects of projects and programmes and will learn about the strategic management of people in organisations and how this relates to the wider business strategy.

Master of Arts in Human Resource Management

The Master of Arts in Human Resource Management (MA.HRM) program is designed for professionals who are interested in developing expertise in managing personnel and organizational issues within a global context. This program prepares students to become effective leaders in the field of human resource management by providing them with the skills, knowledge, and practical experience needed to succeed in this dynamic and ever-changing field.

The MA.HRM program covers a wide range of topics, including strategic human resource management, employee relations, talent management, organizational behavior, diversity, inclusion, and ethics. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the latest theories and best practices in human resource management, and will be able to apply this knowledge to real-world situations.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be well-prepared to pursue careers in a variety of settings, including corporations, non-profit organizations, government agencies, and consulting firms. They will have the skills and knowledge needed to succeed as human resource managers, recruiters, trainers, labor relations specialists, and other related positions. Overall, the MA.HRM program provides an excellent opportunity for professionals who are looking to advance their careers in the field of human resource management.

Master of Education

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) program is designed for individuals who are interested in advancing their knowledge and skills in the field of education. This program provides students with the opportunity to engage in advanced study and research in a wide range of areas related to education, including curriculum development, educational leadership, instructional design, and more.

The M.Ed. program is ideal for individuals who are looking to further their careers in education, whether as teachers, administrators, or educational researchers. The program provides a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum that prepares students for leadership roles in education and equips them with the skills and knowledge needed to address the complex challenges facing educators today.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will have the skills and knowledge needed to succeed as teachers, curriculum developers, educational leaders, and researchers. Overall, the Master of Education program is an excellent opportunity for individuals who are passionate about education and are looking to advance their careers in this rewarding field.

Master of Energy Policy and Climate Change

The Master of Energy Policy and Climate Change program is a specialized and comprehensive academic program designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to address the pressing challenges of energy policy and climate change at a master’s level. This program offers a unique opportunity for individuals passionate about sustainable energy and combating climate change to delve into the intricate realms of policy development, environmental science, and global energy systems.

Students enrolled in the program embark on an interdisciplinary journey that combines elements of environmental science, economics, political science, and public policy. Through a carefully curated curriculum, they gain a deep understanding of the scientific foundations of climate change, the intricacies of energy production and consumption, and the complex web of policies and regulations that shape the energy landscape.

The coursework covers a broad spectrum of topics, including energy economics, energy technology and innovation, energy markets and regulation, environmental sustainability, climate change mitigation and adaptation, renewable energy policy, and international climate agreements. Students analyze the social, economic, and political implications of energy policy decisions, explore innovative approaches to renewable energy deployment, and assess the impact of climate change on various sectors of society.