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Bachelor of Arts and Master of Health Science (BA/MHS) or Bachelor of Arts and Master of Science in Public Health (BA/MSPH) or Bachelor of Arts and Master of Health Administration (BA/MHA)

Undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University that are majoring in Public Health Studies and are already interested in pursuing advanced degrees can get a head start through these combined degree programs at the Bloomberg School.


The Bachelor of Arts (BA) and the Master of Health Science (MHS) combined degree program prepares students for further graduate work or prominent careers in research and science.

The Department of Environmental Health & Engineering, the Department of Epidemiology, Department of International Health and the Department of Mental Health all offer the BA/MHS degree program.


The Bachelor of Arts (BA) and the Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) combined degree program offers students the opportunity to integrate focused academic training with real-world public health practice.

The  Department of Health Policy and ManagementDepartment of International Health and the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health all offer the BA/MSPH degree program.


The Bachelor of Arts (BA) and the Master of Heal Administration (MHA) designed exclusively for undergraduate students currently enrolled in the Johns Hopkins University Krieger School of Arts and Sciences program in Public Health.

 The  Department of Health Policy and Management offers the BA/MHA degree program.

How to Apply

Undergraduate Public Health Studies students should formally apply for early admission by July 1 following their junior year of undergraduate coursework.

Admitted students must complete their BA degree before formally enrolling in the Bloomberg School, but up to one half of the public health credits earned inter-divisionally toward their BA may also apply toward their MHS or MSPH degree.

To apply, please use the SOPHAS Express application, making sure to select the appropriate combined degree option for your degree designation. Please send an official transcript to the Admissions Services Office at:

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Admissions Services
615 N. Wolfe St., Ste. E1002
Baltimore, MD 21205