Bachelor’s/Master’s Programs

Seven departments within the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (JHSPH) offer early acceptance to certain Master’s programs for JHU undergraduates. The Bachelor’s/Master’s programs lead to either an MHS (Master of Health Sciences) or an MSPH (Master of Sciences in Public Health). More details about each program, including admission requirements and how to apply, can be found on the department websites, via the links below. PHS majors should consult your PHS advisor or your Blackboard Community Page for additional information.  

Bachelor/MHS Programs: 

The Bachelor’s/Master’s programs leading to an MHS prepare students for further graduate work and/or prominent careers in research and science.  

Bachelor/MSPH Programs:

The Bachelor’s/Master’s program leading to an MSPH offers students the opportunity to integrate focused academic training with real-world public health practice.  

Environmental Health and Engineering (Bachelor’s/Master’s program leading to an MHS)

Areas of study/research 

  • Human Toxicology, Pathophysiology and Risk Assessment 
  • Population Environmental Health 
  • Food Systems, Water and Environmental Sustainability 

Epidemiology (Bachelor’s/Master’s program leading to an MHS) 

Areas of study/research 

  • Cancer Epidemiology 
  • Clinical and Cardiovascular Epidemiology 
  • Clinical Trials and Evidence Synthesis Methods 
  • Epidemiology of Aging 
  • Environmental Epidemiology 
  • Genetic Epidemiology 
  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology 

Health, Behavior and Society (Bachelor’s/Master’s Programs leading to an MHS or an MSPH)

Areas of study/research 

  • Social Factors in Health (Bachelor/MSH) 
  • Health Education and Health Communication (Bachelor/MSPH) 

Health Policy and Management (Bachelor’s/Master’s leading to an MSPH) 

International Health: Health Economics (Bachelor’s/Master’s leading to an MHS or an MSPH)

Areas of study/research 

  • Health Economics (Bachelor/MHS) 
  • Global Disease Epidemiology and Control (Bachelor/MSPH) 
  • Social and Behavioral Interventions (Bachelor/MSPH) 

Mental Health (Bachelor’s/Master’s leading to an MHS) 

Areas of study/research 

  • Psychiatric Epidemiology 
  • Global Mental Health 
  • School and Community-based Interventions 
  • Youth Violence Prevention Programs 
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependency Epidemiology 
  • Cognitive Health and Aging 
  • Quantitative Methods in Mental Health Research  
  • Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics 

Population, Family and Reproductive Health (Bachelor’s/Master’s leading to an MSPH) 

Areas of study/research 

  • Adolescent Health 
  • Child Health 
  • Maternal, Fetal and Perinatal Health 
  • Population Health 
  • Women’s, Sexual and Reproductive Health