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questionIt’s time for another edition in our monthly series: “What You’re Asking.”

Here’s how it works: I scope out emails sent to and tally the most frequently asked questions. I then answer a couple of the most popular questions here on this blog.

Ready? Here we go!

I’m really interested in your PhD program in epidemiology/biostatistics/health policy/human nutrition/etc. How can I learn more?

Once you’ve identified a program of interest, there are a number of resources at your disposal.

  • Visit the department’s website
    Each of our ten academic departments offer the PhD and all have robust websites. Most provide detailed information on research areas, program goals, course requirements, and even potential funding resources.
  • Contact your department’s academic coordinator
    Academic coordinators know their department inside out. They’re able to answer many of your detailed program questions as well as connect you with additional resources within their program. The contact information for academic coordinators is typically listed on the website or you can email for help.
  • Browse the department’s faculty
    You may search our faculty directory by name, department or keyword. You’re not required to have a faculty mentor in place at the time of application, but it’s always a good idea to make sure there are folks in your department whose research interests match yours.
  • Connect with current students
    Through the appropriate academic coordinator or the student websites, connect with fellow students or alumni. Your peers are a great resource – before, during and after your Hopkins experience.

When is the application deadline for the program in epidemiology/biostatistics/health policy/human nutrition/etc.?

We have a number of application deadlines and they vary by department, degree and sometimes by degree track. We will be posting the deadline chart for applications to the 2015-2016 academic year August 1 (the day after tomorrow!).

deadline alertAttention prospective students interested in a master’s degree through the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology:

The June 1 application deadline has been extended!

Applicants have until July 1 (next week!) to submit their application and until July 15 to submit supporting documents.

Best wishes to you and your application!

Deadline AlertAs this year’s application cycle comes to a close, we have one final deadline to remind you of!

July 1


  • November start in Barcelona, Spain
  • January start in Baltimore, Maryland

Applicants to this program apply through SOPHAS.

July 1 is the priority deadline. The MPH Program Office will continue to accept applications and supporting documents until August 1. Any materials received after this date will not be accepted.


And when we say close, we really mean it.

Applications to the full-time MPH (July 2015 start) and online/part-time MPH (Baltimore, June 2015 start) will open in SOPHAS on August 18, 2014. Applicants may not create an account or send documents to SOPHAS until August 18. Documents received by SOPHAS August 4-18 will not be accepted.

The Bloomberg School application for other public health master’s and doctoral degrees, certificates and residencies will open September 1.

application deadlineWe’re beginning to plan orientation, but there are still a few applications open!

The upcoming deadlines are as follows:

June 1, 2013

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – master’s programs

Environmental Health Sciences – master’s programs

Epidemiology – master’s programs
(extended deadline!)

Mental Health – Master of Health Science
(extended deadline!)

Molecular Microbiology and Immunology – Master of Health Science (MHS) - domestic applicants

BroomI’m doing a little spring cleaning this week, so it seemed a good time for the following reminders.

Decision Day!

If you received an offer of admission, you need to accept or decline our offer by the end of tomorrow, April 15.

If you’re accepted on or after April 15, please reply no later than three weeks from the date your offer is received.

In Person

Do you have a question you’d like to ask in person?  We are constantly updating our recruitment calendar. See when we might be in your area!

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