Master of Health Science (MHS)
Offered By: Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Onsite | Full-Time | 1 year
About the MHS in Population, Family and Reproductive Health Program
The MHS is a one-year academic program designed for students who are interested in advancing their knowledge in one of the department’s content areas and strengthening their research and analytic skills. The program is especially well suited to students who desire skills to conduct research and evaluation and enhance their potential for career advancement. Students choose one of four methodological approaches: demography; behavioral and social sciences; epidemiology or health services research and evaluation. The one-year curriculum is intended for students with one to two years of public health or research experience (two years preferred) to inform their area of research inquiry prior to entry into the program.
MHS in Population, Family and Reproductive Health Program Highlights
5 areas of interest
choose one area as a focus
Research methods courses
choose 1 of 4 methodological approaches
apply newly developed research and analytical skills
What Can You Do With a Graduate Degree In Population, Family And Reproductive Health?
- Senior Monitoring and Evaluations Advisor
- Senior Technical Advisor
- Associate Director of Clinical Outcome Assessments
- Grants Management
- Public Health Advisor
- Public Health Consultant, Evaluator, Network Coordinator
- Director, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration
Curriculum for the MHS in Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Browse an overview of the requirements for this master's program in the JHU Academic Catalogue, explore all course offerings in the Bloomberg School Course Directory, and find many more details in the program's 2022-2023 Student Handbook.
Areas of Interest
The Department's current areas of interest in the MHS program include:
For general admissions requirements, please visit the How to Apply page. This specific program also requires:
Prior Work Experience
Two years of public health or research experience post bachelor’s degree
A general-level biology or biological science course, an upper-level mathematics course (calculus and statistics recommended),
a social science course
Standardized Test Scores
Standardized test scores (GRE, MCAT) are optional for this program. The admissions committee will make no assumptions if a standardized test score is omitted from an application, but will require evidence of quantitative/analytical ability through other application components such as academic transcripts and/or supplemental questions. Applications will be reviewed holistically based on all application components.
Tuition and Funding
Opportunities are available in the department for students to be Teaching Assistants or Research Assistants.
Questions about the program? We're happy to help.
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