Graduate Programs

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 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.