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Department of Health Policy and Management

Programs

Students enrolled in the Department of Health Policy and Management become leaders in public health in a variety of roles and sectors, including academia, federal and state government agencies, in the private and nonprofit sectors.

Our faculty are committed to training students to meet the challenges of today to create change for tomorrow. Students can choose among the following areas:

  • Health services research and policy
  • Health and public policy
  • Health economics and policy
  • Bioethics and health policy
  • Health leadership and management, and social policy

Degree Programs

Master's

Master of Health Administration

The MHA is a graduate professional degree that prepares future healthcare executives for management and leadership positions dedicated to improving health and health services delivery across all sectors.

Master of Health Science (MHS) in Health Economics and Outcomes Research

The MHS in Health Economics and Outcomes Research is a professionally-oriented degree program designed for individuals seeking specialized academic training to establish or expand their careers as health policy analysts.

Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) in Health Policy

MSPH students evaluate healthcare and work with decision makers to identify relevant regulatory policies, strategies, and interventions. This program also prepares students for further doctoral training in economics and health policy.

Doctoral

PhD in Health Policy & Management

Our PhD program trains students to conduct original investigator-initiated research through a combination of coursework and research mentoring.

DrPH in Health Policy and Management

The concentration in Health Policy and Management within the School-wide DrPH program offers unique learning opportunities for interested healthcare professionals, and the choice of tracks in Healthcare Management and Leadership, Health Informatics, and Quality and Patient Safety.

 

Non-Degree Programs

Certificate Programs

The Department of Health Policy and Management sponsors several certificate programs which provide academic training to students seeking targeted education in a specific area of public health.

Available to Hopkins Students Only

Available to Hopkins & Non-degree Students

Only available to Non-degree students

Institute Programs

The Department of Health Policy & Management provides educational opportunities for public health practitioners and other professionals through several institute programs. Our institutes provide graduate-level courses in a compressed format to both Johns Hopkins degree-seeking students as well as those looking to enhance their skills in public health through continuing education opportunities.

Executive Education

The new world of health care payment and reform is no longer looming – it’s here. It will be up to senior executives and health care managers to lead their teams through this seismic shift in payment reform, while embracing the challenge to save lives, improve care and provide better patient experiences.

Leading Transformation for Value-Based Healthcare and Improving Health, Creating Value: Essentials of Transformative Leadership are two complementary innovative, inter-professional education programs designed and led by Johns Hopkins faculty for busy health care professionals. We believe these programs will contribute greatly to your continued professional growth and advancement.

Leading Transformation for Value‑based Health Care

New Cohort Starting 2018

We’ve created a blueprint for transforming health systems for Accountable Care that is unmatched.

Improving Health, Creating Value: Essentials of Transformative Leadership

ETL is an advanced leadership development program that offers an extensive look at innovation and leadership, team collaboration and change management.


Postdoctoral Training