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.
The certificate program is open to masters and doctoral students currently enrolled in any division of The Johns Hopkins University, with the exception of JHSPH 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.
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
Information regarding the cost of tuition and fees can be found on the Bloomberg School's Certificate Programs Tuition page.