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Johns Hopkins University — Department of International Health

Program Type:
Master's International
Department of International Health
Degrees Awarded:
Public Health (MSPH)
Admissions Deadlines:

January 1

Admissions Cycle:

Once per year

Program Start:
Program Founded:
April, 2003


Peace Corps service fulfills the internship requirement for the MSPH degree in International Health. The student earns thereby 32 credit hours of field placement study. While overseas, students continue to have access to Hopkins faculty and library facilities.


The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health offers a Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) degree in collaboration with the Peace Corps Master's International Program. Graduate students enrolled at Hopkins will be required to complete 60 credits of academic study on campus towards their MSPH degree. Service in Peace Corps fulfills our MSPH internship requirement.

Students may obtain the MSPH degree in International Health in any one of the four program areas: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control; Health Systems; Human Nutrition; Social and Behavioral Interventions. Ours is the oldest and largest department of international health/global health program in the U.S., and draws students from around the world.


Please refer to the www.jhsph.edu website for the requirements for the MHS academic degree and the www.peacecorps.gov website for the requirements for application to the Peace Corps.

For inquiries about Master's International, call 855.855.1961 x1812.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Prof. Lawrence H. Moulton

Department of International Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health
Room E5519
615 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
(410) 955-6370
(530) 325-6867

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