24 months
60960 USD/year
60960 USD/year
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The Public Health in Health Policy program from Johns Hopkins University combines academic coursework in health policy at a world-class institution with nine months of professional health policy work experience.


The proximity of Johns Hopkins to our nation's capital and the engagement of our faculty in Washington make the program ideal for those interested in pursuing careers in health policy. 

There is a need for well-trained health policy professionals seeking solutions to problems affecting human health and well-being. The MSPH program in Health Policy prepares students to address the complex challenges inherent in the U.S. public health and healthcare systems.

The Master of Science in Public Health in Health Policy program from Johns Hopkins University is a professionally-oriented degree program designed for individuals seeking specialized academic training to establish or expand their careers as health policy analysts. The program requires one year of full-time residential academic coursework, followed by a nine-month field placement of full-time, paid employment in a professional health policy setting.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Formulating Policy: Strategies and Systems of Policymaking in the 21st Century
  • Health Advocacy
  • Public Health and the Law
  • Organizational Behavior and Management
  • Applied Microeconomics for Policymaking
  • Social Policy for Vulnerable Populations in the U.S.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


64 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications to the MSPH health policy program are considered by a faculty admissions committee which reviews a range of criteria and considers the overall balance of each applicant's qualifications.

  • A strong undergraduate record is expected and the personal statement, a central element to the application, is an opportunity for the applicant to explain their commitment to the field. 
  • A completed on-line SOPHAS application
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from ALL educational institutions attended
  • Resume
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for international applicants from countries/education programs where English is not the official language)

Tuition Fee

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    60960 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 60960 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Baltimore

1240 - 2100 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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