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Academics

Combined / Dual Degrees

The Bloomberg School offers additional degree programs for students interested in combining various fields and disciplines. Students working toward degrees in medicine, social work, international relations or law may also integrate their degree programs with a public health degree. Even undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University can earn a combined degree with the Bloomberg School.

 

Combined Bachelor's and Master's Programs

Undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University that are already interested in pursuing advanced degrees can get a head start through these combined degree programs at the Bloomberg School.

We offer the Bachelor's degree and the Master of Health Science (MHS), the Bachelor's and the Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH), and the Bachelor's degree and the Master of Health Administration (MHA).

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Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

In partnership with the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the Bloomberg School offers students the opportunity to earn a Doctor of Medicine (MD) alongside a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) – a rigorous combination that prepares graduates for prestigious careers in academic medicine.

Students complete two years of medical school before devoting themselves full-time to their PhD studies. After completion of the PhD degree requirements, students then complete their MD degree.

Master of Arts and Master of Science in Public Health (MA/MSPH)

The Bloomberg School’s combination of the Master of Arts (MA) and the Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) prepares students for careers that require health expertise plus an understanding of international and political issues.

Many graduates of the MA/MSPH combined degree program go on to manage health services and health systems in a variety of settings around the world.

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Master of Science in Public Health and Registered Dietitian (MSPH/RD)

For public health students interested in careers in nutrition, the Bloomberg School’s Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) and Registered Dietitian (RD) combined degree program offers a good opportunity to gain the skills and credentials they will need to sit for the Registration Examination for Dietitians.

Doctor of Medicine and Master of Public Health (MD/MPH)

The MD/MPH dual degree program provides medical students with a population-based perspective on health and tools to address public health challenges. Two years of training from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine or any accredited  U.S. medical school fulfills the two years of health-related work experience required for admission to the Bloomberg School MPH program.

Graduates earn an MD degree from their medical school and an MPH degree from the Bloomberg School. Alumni hold domestic and international leadership positions in top hospitals and medical schools.

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Juris Doctor and Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)

The Juris Doctor and Master of Public Health (JD/MPH) dual degree program prepares students in the overlapping fields of law, public health, policy and ethics.

Graduates earn a JD degree from their accredited U.S. law school and an MPH degree from the Bloomberg School. Both degrees are awarded upon completion of the program.

Alumni have pursued careers in public policy, government, advocacy and academia.

Master of Public Health and Master of Business Administration (MPH/MBA)

The Bloomberg School and the Carey Business School of Johns Hopkins University offer the Master of Public Health and Master of Business Administration (MPH/MBA) dual degree program. Graduates receive two degrees on two separate diplomas.

The MPH/MBA provides experienced professionals with the knowledge and skills to be successful leaders in health-related organizations.

 

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Master of Public Health and Master of Social Work (MPH/MSW)

The Bloomberg School and the University of Maryland School of Social Work offer the Master of Public Health and Master of Social Work (MPH/MSW) dual degree program.

Students gain a population-based perspective and expertise in the quantitative sciences that, when combined with training in social work, prepare them to be effective members of the social work community with the ability to plan, implement and evaluate service programs.

The MPH degree is awarded upon completion of the MSW degree.

Master of Laws and the Master of Public Health (LLM/MPH)

The Bloomberg School and the Georgetown University Law Center’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law offer the Master of Laws and the Master of Public Health (LLM/MPH) dual degree program.

Students are trained in public health practice and the role of law in solving critical global health challenges. Graduates earn the LLM degree in Global Health Law from Georgetown University and the MPH degree from the Bloomberg School. Both degrees are awarded upon completion of the program.

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Master of Science in Nursing-Public Health Nursing and Master of Public Health (MSN-PHN/MPH)

Not accepting applications for Summer 2021.

The Bloomberg School and the School of Nursing of Johns Hopkins University offer the Master of Science in Nursing-Public Health Nursing and Master of Public Health (MSN-PHN/MPH) joint degree program.

The program trains students to effectively deliver nursing services in community settings. Graduates receive a single diploma signed by the Deans of the School of Nursing and the Bloomberg School.

Concurrent Master’s Programs for Doctoral Students

The Bloomberg School offers several combined degree programs for doctoral degree candidates who are interested in simultaneously pursuing master’s degrees in either biostatistics or international health. We offer an MHS/Doctoral or a MSPH/Doctoral. 

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Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and Master of Public Health (DMV/MPH)

Veterinary students desiring a Master of Public Health (MPH) may enroll in the MPH program after graduation or after at least two years of veterinary school.  Students in the DVM/MPH program will earn a DVM from their veterinary school and an MPH from Johns Hopkins. 

In particular, JHSPH has partnered with the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) to offer combined degrees where JHSPH MPH graduates enter RUSVM to study veterinary medicine and that RUSVM DVM graduates enter the JHPSH MPH program.  

 

Doctor of Nursing- Executive Track and Master of Public Health (DNP/MPH)

The Bloomberg School and the School of Nursing of Johns Hopkins University offer the Doctor of Nursing- Executive Track and Master of Public Health (DNP/MPH) dual degree program.

This program prepares nurse leaders to take on executive level roles in healthcare and tackle critical public health challenges locally and globally. 

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Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Health (MBA/MPH)

The Bloomberg School and the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) offer the Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Health (MBA/MPH) dual degree program.

Students pursue complementary studies in public health and international business. They observe first-hand the opportunities and challenges in China’s giant health care market, which is vital for future leaders in global health.

Graduates earn the MBA degree from CEIBS and the MPH degree from the Bloomberg School.