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Mental Health Policy, Economics and Services Certificate Program

Sponsored By: Department of Mental Health

Onsite | Part-Time | 1-3 years

About This Program

The certificate program introduces current issues in mental health policy including economic evaluation of mental and substance disorders and their treatments; access to mental health care treatments and utilization patterns; and mental health care financing, insurance, and delivery system issues in the US. The certificate program also strives to orient mental health policy, economics, and services training within the broader context of ongoing national health care debates. It is open to Johns Hopkins University graduate students interested in policy, advocacy, and research careers within the field of mental health and junior and mid-level public health professionals interested in expanding their knowledge base and expertise in mental health services and economics and related policy issues.

Curriculum

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 masters and doctoral 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 degree 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.

Email Certificate Program Contact

Non-Degree Students

The certificate program is also offered to non-degree students with at least a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and a strong record of successful academic performance.

Applying to the certificate program as a non-degree student

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

English Language Proficiency Test Results

Results are not required.

Prerequisites or special requirements

None

Application for Non-Degree Students

Tuition

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
Department of Mental Health

Certificate Program Contact
Patricia Scott
patty.scott@jhu.edu

Faculty Sponsor
Ramin Mojtabai, MD