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Master of Public Health

The MPH and Barcelona

Meet our students
& alumni

Chuka Anude
I have always wanted to be a hand and a voice; a hand to help hurting people and a voice for the voiceless. This led me to medicine and now to public health... Read More
Priya Mehra
For me the Bloomberg School is a place for greater self-discovery. My background in public health... Read More
Tom Edling
I have a BS in Industrial Engineering from Texas A&M University, DVM from Colorado State University, and a... Read More
Jennifer Cohn
I am currently an instructor in medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania... Read More
Somnazu Nwanze
I am a medical doctor, who graduated from the University of Benin, Nigeria. My latest assignment was with the Nigerian Youth Corps... Read More
Olga Joos
Born in Florida, but raised in both Europe and the U.S., I have a strong love for traveling which now compliments my interest in public health... Read More
Gregory Tung
The online MPH is a versatile degree that has been key in my professional development. I entered the program while working full-time as a hospital administrator... Read More
Jung-Im Shin
Who would have thought that I would end up at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health? Certainly not me... Read More
Luca Passerini
I am an Italian Medical Doctor with a passion for global health and social entrepreneurship, focusing on poverty-related diseases, child health and humanitarian action... Read More
Marie Curry
I began the part-time MPH program with the goal of using my research and analytical skills to further policies that improve health... Read More
Daniel Ehlman
I earned my MPH concentrating my coursework in Epidemiology and Biostatistics with a capstone project analyzing malaria data from Tanzania... Read More
We have an overriding obligation to reduce suffering, wherever we find it.
-Jason Mathey

Johns Hopkins offers the opportunity for senior health professionals to pursue the MPH degree by matriculating into the Fall Institute in Barcelona, Spain.

This institute is sponsored by the Bloomberg School and the Agència de Salut Pública de Barcelona, one of the major public health research agencies in Europe. With the collaboration of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, one of the leading universities in Europe, the institute serves as a convenient venue for health professionals to begin their MPH programs.

The Fall Institute provides an opportunity for you to begin the program in Barcelona, starting with a one-day MPH orientation session followed by a one-week introductory course (i.e., Problem Solving in Public Health). You will have an opportunity to interact with Bloomberg School faculty, fellow students and program staff during the orientation and coursework to build relationships that will support your studies throughout the program.

The part-time format is extremely flexible. You may complete the degree requirements by creating a schedule that takes advantage of courses offered in the Fall Institute in Barcelona, the main campus in Baltimore and courses offered online.

You may earn up to 80 percent of the degree requirements online, using subsequent trips to Barcelona and/or Baltimore at times that are convenient for you to complete the degree program. You are required to complete 20 percent of the coursework (i.e., 16 credits) on-site in a classroom setting. These 16 credits may be earned in four weeks over the period of three years. You are welcome to take as many courses on-site as your schedule and location allows.

Students are permitted three years to complete the degree requirements, though most complete the degree in two and a half years.

The priority application deadline is August 1. All admissions materials must be received by September 1. You can contact the MPH program office or the Fall Institute staff for more information.