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International Health

MHS in Health Economics

Luis Ordaz
Luis Ordaz, MHS '14
Asst. Director of Evaluation of Health Conditions & Treatment, Ministry of Health, Mexico --As an international student interested in health systems financing and improvement, this program has given me the economic tools I need to work in my home country or for a multilateral agency focused on Latin America.
Stephanie Wels
Stephanie Wels, MHS '14
Analyst, Healthcare Value Analytics, McKinsey & Company, New York, NY -- From economic modeling to policy analysis, I am confident that the skills I have gained throughout the year will stay with me throughout my life. The MHS in Health Economics here at Hopkins is by far the best thing I could have done to start my career.

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Cristina Salazar
Academic Program Manager
or
Antonio Trujillo, PhD
Co-Director, MHS in Health Economics 

The Master of Health Science (MHS) in Health Economics will provide students with a solid understanding on how incentives affect the behavior of individuals; patients, insurers, and providers. Students will be equipped to take a systemic approach to promote an efficient and equitable allocation of resources. Students will use applied health cases from low- and middle-income countries to experience the value of economic tools in solving pressing health problems around the globe.

Applications to the Department of International Health's MHS in Health Economics program are now due April 15, 2015.  

The MHS is offered jointly by the Departments of International Health and of Health Policy and Management. It also draws upon strengths found elsewhere in the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Students enrolled in this program from both departments will take a common core of courses, and will also have an opportunity to specialize, based on their interests and experience, through elective options.

The major components of the MHS in Health Economics include:

The Master's Academic Guide contains degree- and program-specific information, competencies, learning objectives, and course requirements.

Co-Director:
Antonio Trujillo, PhD, International Health

For Application or Administrative Questions contact:
Cristina Salazar, International Health