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Interdepartmental Program in Health Economics

Degree Programs

The Certificate in Public Health Economics

The Certificate in Public Health Economics will interest public health professionals who are just beginning their career as well as mid-career professionals. Doctoral and masters level graduate students already at Johns Hopkins University can apply. Students from outside can also enroll after applying for special student status.

The Master's in Health Science (MHS) in Health Economics

The Johns Hopkins MHS program is for students who are interested in developing a strong foundation in the methods necessary to promote the efficient and equitable allocation of resources in the provision of preventive and curative medicine across the globe.  The MHS is available through either Health Policy and Management or International Health.

PhD training in Health Economics

PhD training in Health Economics is available via three unique doctoral programs: the PhD in Health Policy and Management- Health Economics and Policy, the PhD in International Health- Health Systems, and the PhD in Population, Family and Reproductive Health. Faculty from Health Policy and ManagementInternational Health, and Population, Family and Reproductive Health all participate in the interdepartmental program in health economics. Applications for admission may be submitted to any of the three departments. Please contact Ms. Natalia Alfonso for details on how to apply for a PhD.

Health Economics Classes

Our faculty offer several excellent classes on health economics. To decide on which class is best for you consult this guide.