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Johns Hopkins University — Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health

Program Type:
Master's International
Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health
Degrees Awarded:
Public Health (MSPH)
Admissions Deadlines:

May 1

Admissions Cycle:

No Rolling Admission

Program Start:
Fall Only
Program Founded:
April, 2007


The benefits of completing the MSPH/MI program include: an unparalleled educational experience at JHSPH; the opportunity to develop skills necessary for the global marketplace; job placement support after completion of the program through the Peace Corps; and advantages in federal employment.


Students will begin their program by completing nine months of coursework at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, followed by a 2-3 month Peace Corps project orientation, and finally 24 months of volunteer service. Students will receive the MSPH degree after the successful completion of 680 hours of Peace Corps Volunteer service (this does not include the 2-3 month training period), and the completion of the MSPH Essay, for a total of 96 academic units.


Requirements consist of:

  • 64 units of coursework at JHSPH;
  • 32 units of internship credit for Peace Corps Volunteer Service;
  • Culminating Master's Essay;
  • Master's Presentation; and
  • 3.0 GPA or better on all department required courses.


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

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Ms. Jamie Haines
Academic Coordinator

Department of Population, Family and Reproductive
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street, Rm E4040
Baltimore, Maryland 21205-2179
(410) 955-1116
(410) 955-2303

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