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
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.
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 Concentration in Health Policy and Management
The concentration in Health Policy and Management within the Schoolwide DrPH program offers unique learning opportunities for interested healthcare professionals, and the choice of tracks in Healthcare Management and Leadership, Health Policy, Public Health Informatics, and Quality and Patient Safety.
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
- Health Disparities & Health Inequality
- Public Health Advocacy
- Public Health Preparedness
Available to Hopkins & Non-degree Students
- Health Finance & Management
- Injury and Violence Prevention
- Public Health Economics
- Public Health Informatics
- Quality, Patient Safety, and Outcomes Research
- Risk Sciences & Public Policy
Only available to Non-degree students
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.
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 Health Care
New Cohort Starting 2023
This innovative, inter-professional education program designed and led by Johns Hopkins faculty is for busy health care professionals. We’ve created a blueprint for transforming health systems for Accountable Care that is unmatched. We believe this program will contribute greatly to your continued professional growth and advancement.