BA/Master’s Program

The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (KSAS) collaborates with the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (JHSPH) in offering early acceptance to seven master’s programs at JHSPH.  The Bachelor of Arts/Master of Health Sciences (BA/MHS) and Bachelor of Arts/Master of Sciences in Public Health (BA/MSPH) programs  invite talented and committed PHS majors to apply early in the summer before their senior year. More details about each program, including how to apply, can be found on your Blackboard Community Page or by consulting your advisor.  

BA/MHS Programs: 

The BA/MHS programs prepare students for further graduate work and/or prominent careers in research and science.  

BA/MSPH Programs:

The BA/MSPH programs offers students the opportunity to integrate focused academic training with real-world public health practice.  

Environmental Health and Engineering (BA/MHS)

Areas of study/research 

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

Epidemiology (BA/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 (BA/MHS and BA/MSPH)

Areas of study/research 

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

Health Policy and Management (BA/MSPH) 

International Health: Health Economics (BA/MHS and BA/MSPH)

Areas of study/research 

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

Mental Health (BA/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 (BA/MSPH) 

Areas of study/research 

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

Admission Requirements for the BA/Masters (MHS and MSPH) Programs  

Students must be undergraduates majoring in Public Health Studies at JHU to apply to any of the Bachelor to Masters programs. Additional application criteria/requirements can be found on class PHS Community Pages in BlackBoard.