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In support of workforce development, education and training initiatives within the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and all of its subordinate organizations, HHS University has partnered with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) to offer for-credit courses, select for-credit certificates and the online/part-time Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program for eligible participants.

The following information breaks down the benefits, eligibility and opportunities created through this partnership.

Benefits

Regarding for-credit courses, select for-credit certificates and the online/part-time MPH, the following benefits apply:

Eligibility

The following for-credit courses, for-credit certificates and the online/part-time MPH are eligible for this benefit:

Courses for Non-degree Seeking Students

Select from over 400 JHSPH on-site courses, of which over 100 are available online.
(for a list of online courses, choose "Internet" as the course location)

To register for a course as a non-degree seeking student, called Special Student Limited, please follow the instructions found here. HHS employment verification as noted above must be provided to the Office of Continuing Education and Student Services prior to registration.

Part-time/Online MPH

To apply for the online/part-time MPH (Schoolwide degree program), please apply and submit all required documentation through SOPHAS. To receive the benefit (10% tuition discount and refund of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health application fee upon admittance) you will need to provide an official HHS employee or contractor badge, a current HHS paystub, an email verifying employment sent from an HHS email address, or a letter verifying employment sent on HHS letterhead to the JHSPH Admissions Services Office. Please scan/email your documents to jhsph.admiss@jhu.edu; fax to 410-955-0464, attention Admissions Services; or mail to Admissions Services, 615 N. Wolfe Street, Suite E1002, Baltimore, MD 21205.

Please be sure to submit your application and employment verification prior to the online/part-time program application deadline.

Graduate Certificates

*Can be completed fully online.

Admissions requirements, educational objectives, and completion requirements vary with each certificate program. The most accurate certificate admissions information may be found on the individual certificate's webpage or by contacting the certificate's administrative contact.

To apply for a Graduate Certificate, please apply through the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health application. To receive the benefit (10% tuition discount and refund of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health application fee upon admittance) you will need to provide an official HHS employee or contractor badge, a current HHS paystub, an email verifying employment sent from an HHS email address, or a letter verifying employment sent on HHS letterhead to the JHSPH Admissions Services Office. Please scan/email your documents to jhsph.admiss@jhu.edu; fax to 410-955-0464, attention Admissions Services; or mail to Admissions Services, 615 N. Wolfe Street, Suite E1002, Baltimore, MD 21205.

Please be sure to submit your application and employment verification prior to the certificate's application deadline when applicable.

The Bloomberg School also provides the content of over 100 courses free to anyone in the world at Open CourseWare (OCW) and offers free courses through Coursera.

Questions? Please contact Admissions Services at jhsph.admiss@jhu.edu.