SNIES: 7311| Qualified registration: Resolution 4843 of April 7, 2014

The program is designed to train high-level specialists in matters related to public health, who can hold senior management positions, who are able to analyze and generate new research knowledge, who can advise and plan programs at the local, regional, national or international level and most importantly with a systematic approach and with the goal of teamwork.

Universidad Mariana
Calle 18 No. 34-104 Pasto, Nariño
(57) (2) 7314923 Ext. 164
 Friday 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Our program lasts a year and a half, divided into 3 academic semesters in which academic and research activities are developed.

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Know our rates and dates

Enrollment: 16-05-2018
Interviews: Son programadas directamente por la Facultad, de manera presencial o virtual
Publication of results: 18 de mayo de 2018
Tuition Payment: Hasta el 31 de mayo de 2018
Classes start: 1 de junio de 2018
Registration PIN cost: $111.000 COP
Total cost per semester: $5.980.000 COP

Documentation required for the enrollment process:

– Copy of the undergraduate certificate
– Copy of the diploma
– Copy of identity card (extended to 150%)
– Photo size 3 x 4 in color, white background Undergraduate or graduate grades if available.

NOTE: The above documents or photocopies do not need to be authenticated.

Those forms in which the data is proven to be false, or not fully completed, will not be considered.

The interview cannot be held if you come to it without the minimum required documentation.

Postgraduate Director – Universidad Mariana de Pasto
Maria Fernanda Acosta Romo
Telephone (57) (2) 7314923 Ext. 164

Public Health Management Program Coordinator – CES University
Jorge Humberto Blanco Restrepo
Telephone (57) (4) 4440555 Ext. 1128

Coordination Unimarian University
Rosa Magaly Morales Chincha
Telephone: (57) (2) 7314923 Ext. 241

Marian University
Not 18th Street. 34 -104. Grass

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Our program is aimed at professionals belonging to the health sector.

Why choose
this program?

We have the highest standards of quality in education, which allows us to be recognized for excellence.


Our specialists have the skills to ensure the quality and efficiency of health services.

Applicants to the Public Health Management Specialization Program may be

– Professionals in the area of health or administrative, social or legal areas, with demonstrated interest in contributing to the improvement of health and living conditions of the population.
– Professionals who have had some degree of experience in the health sector, dealing with individual, collective

or organizational problems, that allow them to have a knowledge of the sectorial and general context.
– People with a human sense, vocation of service, responsibility and willingness to provide solutions to the health problems of the population.
– Professionals with leadership traits or potential for development.

– Background and experience of CES University: we have more than 40 years of existence, with accreditation in High Quality and more than 25 years of experience in training specialists in areas of public health.
– Training as a specialist: we offer training to improve “doing”, allowing the formulation and implementation of plans, programs and projects in public health.
– Emphasis on Management: We strengthen the capacities of professionals in Public Health Management, providing tools for efficient management of resources in a highly demanding environment.
– Response to market needs: focused on strengthening public health management at the level of Administrative Entities and Health Service Providers, with a wide field of action for professionals trained in this area.

– Timetables adapted to the needs: the program allows participants to maintain their work activities, developing academic activities in a highly conducive environment for teaching.
– Teachers with experience in the sector: we have a group of teachers at a master’s level, with experience in public health management.
– Academic and technological support: students have the best academic, technological and infrastructure support at CES University.
– Our graduates: have a high acceptance in the labor market, occupying high positions in national, departmental, municipal, EPS, IPS and national and international cooperation agencies.

The Graduate of the Specialization in Public Health Management will be:

– An integral professional, with excellent human quality to offer his knowledge to the society to which he belongs.
– A suitable professional, honest with himself, with the users of the health system and his colleagues.

– With an excellent treatment for people, whatever their condition.
– A good colleague, a friend of his colleagues, ready to support them when they need it.
– To be a proud graduate of CES University and in every situation to keep in high esteem his status as a graduate, willing to support the institution when necessary.


Learn about the requirements needed to access the degree process at our University.


Learn about the job fields where you can work after graduating from CES University.

and scholarships

We offer financing options and scholarships to our students with entities in agreement.

You must pass all study plan subjects and specific requirements for each program, reported in the minutes by the Promotion Committee. In addition, it is required:

1. Have submitted the evidence in force that the State determines to be obligatory.
2. Submit the certificate of attendance to the CES Chair.

3. The payment of grade rights, as set out in the pecuniary rights.
4. Approval of the work of the grade or research.
5. Be in good standing with the University for every concept.

The Public Health Management Specialist can perform, in an optimal way, in the knowledge, being and doing proposed in the objectives of their training and the activities derived from them, mainly in the following levels:

– Territorial Director of Health, at the National, Departmental, District or Municipal level.
– Director of Public Health Programs in territorial health entities, Benefit Plan Management Companies or in Health Service Providing Institutions.

– Consultant in the formulation and implementation of public health intervention projects for governmental and non-governmental entities at the local, regional, national or international level.
– Professional specialized in public or private educational entities in charge of the design, implementation and evaluation of public health policies, programs and/or projects
– Specialized professional in public entities responsible for inspection, surveillance and control of public health risks and damages, which seek to improve the quality of life of the population.

For financing we have agreements with:
Bank of Bogotá
Sapiencia Fund
Pichincha Bank

Fincomercio (Fincoeducar)
National Savings Fund (FNA)
Helm Bank

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Legal information of the program

Name of the program:
Public Health Management Specialist

Faculty of Medicine

Universidad Mariana

Program mode:

Type of program:


Qualified Registration:
Resolution 4843 of April 7, 2014


Title granted:
Degree awarded by Universidad CES Specialist in Public Health Management

3 semesters

Total cost per semester:
$5.980.000 COP

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