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Combined / Dual Degree

Bachelor's / Master of Health Science (Bachelor's/MHS)

Offered By: Department of Mental Health

Onsite | Full-Time

About This Program

The Bachelor's/MHS is designed exclusively for undergraduate students currently enrolled at Johns Hopkins University (JHU). 

JHU undergraduate students have the unique opportunity to seek early admission to the Master of Health Science (MHS) in Mental Health degree. The combined Bachelor's/MHS program prepares students for further graduate studies (e.g., medical school, doctoral programs) or prominent careers in research and science.  Up to 16 interdivisional credits counted towards the student's bachelor's degree may also apply to the student’s master’s degree requirements. Students in this program will receive co-advising from both schools to optimize their academic experience.

To learn more, please review the specific program details for the Master of Health Science (MHS) program offered by the Department of Mental Health.

Admissions Requirements and Eligibility

Bachelor's/MHS degree applications should be submitted through SOPHAS Express by July 1 between junior and senior years.  JHU seniors can also apply during the beginning of their senior year until October 15 once the application reopens in mid-August.

Please note that admitted students must complete their Bachelor's degree before formally matriculating in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Transcripts from Johns Hopkins University and, if applicable, transcripts from any other college-level institutions you have attended*
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of purpose and objectives

*Please send an official transcript to the Admissions Services Office at:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Admissions Services
615 N. Wolfe St., Ste. E1002
Baltimore, MD 21205

For more information on the Bachelor's/MHS program, contact Patty Scott, Academic Program Administrator, patty.scott@jhu.edu

Contact Us

Questions about the program? We're happy to help. 

Academic Program Administrator
Patricia Scott
patty.scott@jhu.edu
410-955-1906

Director, MHS Program
Jeanine Marie Parisi
jparisi1@jhu.edu
410-955-0412