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Evaluation: International Health Programs Certificate Program

Sponsored By: Department of International Health

Onsite | Part-Time | 1-3 years

About the Evaluation: International Health Programs Certificate Program

The certificate program is intended for current master's and doctoral students at JHU planning to work in the field of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) in low- and middle-income countries.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of the certificate program, individuals will be able to:

  1. Evaluate health programs from conception, planning and design through data collection, interpretation, and analysis in low-and-middle-income settings;
  2. Create impact models for health programs that reflect program assumptions and the available evidence on intervention effectiveness;
  3. Critically evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of various evaluation designs for a given health program;
  4. Identify threats to internal and external validity in program evaluation, and develop a plan to mitigate or document these threats;
  5. Design, implement and manage data collection activities to measure program inputs, processes, outputs, outcomes, and impacts in low and middle-income settings;
  6. Critically assess the quality of existing data on program inputs, processes, outputs, outcomes and impacts, and determine whether these data can be used in the evaluation of a health program in low-and middle-income settings; and
  7. Analyze, interpret and use program evaluation data to improve program implementation. 

Curriculum for the Evaluation: International Health Programs Certificate Program

Please visit our Academic Catalogue to see the full certificate curriculum requirements. Please also review the certificate completion requirements.

Admissions Requirements

Degree Students

Applicants must submit a notification of intent prior to starting core courses.

Eligible Start Terms:

Summer, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th

Non-Degree Students

This certificate program is only open to individuals who are currently matriculated in a graduate degree program in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health or other schools at the Johns Hopkins University.


Information regarding the cost of tuition and fees can be found on the Bloomberg School's Certificate Programs Tuition page.

Contact Us

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

Sponsoring Department
International Health

Certificate Program Contact
Karen Unterberger

Faculty Sponsors
Melinda Munos

Abdoulaye Maiga