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Maternal and Child Health Certificate Program

Sponsored By: Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Onsite | Part-Time | 1-3 years

About the Maternal and Child Health Certificate Program

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) certificate program at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is intended for individuals looking to broaden their understanding of the health and welfare of women and children through competencies which include understanding the biological, social and behavioral basis for MCH programs; an understanding of the normal patterns of human growth and development; knowledge of significant past and current national legislative mandates relative to MCH; and an understanding of the design, implementation, and evaluation of MCH programs domestically and internationally.

Curriculum for the Maternal and Child Health 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

The certificate program is open to graduate students currently enrolled in any division of The Johns Hopkins University, with the exception of BSPH MAS students, who are not eligible to apply until they have completed their primary degree program.

Applying to the certificate program as a JHU graduate student

Students already enrolled in a graduate program at JHU are not required to submit the School's electronic admissions application, but must email Certificate Program Contact prior to starting coursework.

Eligible Start Terms:

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

Email Certificate Program Contact

Non-Degree Students

Students with at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and a strong academic record are eligible for admission to this certificate program.

Eligible Start Terms:

1st and 3rd

Applying to the certificate program as a non-degree applicant

Students who are not currently enrolled in a graduate program at JHU are required to apply to certificate programs using SOPHAS Express

Prerequisites or special requirements


Application for Non-Degree Students


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

Financial Aid Eligibility: U.S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents enrolled in this certificate program may be eligible to apply for Title IV financial aid. Please contact the JHU Office of Student Enrollment and Account Management (SEAM) for more information.

Contact Us

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

Sponsoring Department
Population, Family and Reproductive Health

Main Certificate Program Contact
Kristen McCormick

Alternate Certificate Program Contact
Gilbert Morgan

Faculty Sponsor
Cynthia Minkovitz