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Combined / Dual Degree

Concurrent MHS Option for BSPH Doctoral Students

Offered By: Department of International Health

Onsite | Full-Time | Varies based on PhD (5 years)

About This Program

This program provides BSPH doctoral students in other departments with the opportunity to pursue an MHS in Global Health Economics concurrently with their doctoral program. The administrative requirements and certifications by the faculty as set forth in the existing Policy and Procedure Memoranda for the respective doctoral degrees apply to the doctoral degree requirements of the concurrent School-wide Doctoral/MHS in Global Health Economics

Students must have been accepted into one of the doctoral programs at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (except PhD in International Health, Health Systems Concentration). Specific details about sequencing of courses, etc., will be arranged in conjunction with the doctoral program involved.


Duration: Students choosing to take the concurrent MHS degree must be enrolled in the MHS program for at least four academic terms (64 credits)

Course requirements: Each program areas has the course requirements listed in the MHS Academic Guide, which must be fulfilled by the time students defend their Doctoral thesis.

Seminars: Students must attend four terms of each program areas seminars

Master’s essay: The Masters essay requirement is fulfilled by the doctoral thesis

Student Status: Doctoral students at the Bloomberg School who choose to do the concurrent MHS in Global Health Economics must be full-time students during their MHS degree. Part-time doctoral students are not eligible for this program.

Admissions Requirements

Interested students should request an application from Cristina Salazar, Academic Program Manager for the Department of International Health. The application must be filled out by the student and must be approved by their advisor and department chair. The Advisor must also provide a letter indicating the student’s qualifications to the program, its applicability to the student’s career goals, and approval for student’s participation in the MHS degree.

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

Cristina Salazar, MA
Academic Program Manager