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Online Programs for Applied Learning

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health offers fully online, part-time master’s degree and certificate programs, designed for working professionals. Our Online Programs for Applied Learning (OPAL) focus on emergent industry sectors that have a resounding need for highly skilled professionals.

Master of Applied Science Programs

Certificate Programs


Key Benefits of Online Programs for Applied Learning (OPAL)

The OPAL portfolio of degree and certificate programs are appealing to professionals with backgrounds in a broad range of public health and health-related fields. For detailed admissions requirements for each program, including any minimum length of work experience, please visit our OPAL Admissions page.


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OPAL PROGRAM EVENTS

Spatial Analysis for Public Health Programs

Join us on Wednesday October 30th for a live Virtual Open House. We’ll be discussing our online Master of Applied Science (MAS) and Graduate Certificate in Spatial Analysis for Public Health. 

You'll have the chance to hear from one of our admissions officers and the Program Director, Frank Curriero, PhD, who will provide you with details about the program curricula, admissions process and tuition and scholarship information. They will also answer any questions you may have and tell you what to expect from these flexible, online graduate programs.

Global Health

Join us on Tuesday October 22nd for a live Virtual Open House. We’ll be discussing our online Master of Applied Science (MAS) in Global Health Planning and Management, MAS in Community-based Primary Health Care Programs in Global Health, and the Graduate Certificate in Global Health Practice. 

You'll have the chance to hear from one of our admissions officers and the Program Director, William Brieger, DrPH, who will provide you with details about the program curricula, admissions process and tuition and scholarship information. They will also answer any questions you may have and tell you what to expect from these flexible, online graduate programs.

Population Health Management

Join us on Thursday October 24th for a live Virtual Open House. We’ll be discussing our online Master of Applied Science (MAS) and Graduate Certificate in Population Health Management. 

You'll have the chance to hear from one of our admissions officers and the Program Director, Mark Bittle, DrPH, who will provide you with details about the program curricula, admissions process and tuition and scholarship information. They will also answer any questions you may have and tell you what to expect from these flexible, online graduate programs.

Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality

Join us on Monday October 28th for a live Virtual Open House. We’ll be discussing our online Master of Applied Science (MAS) in Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality. 

You'll have the chance to hear from one of our admissions officers and the Program Director, Albert Wu, MD, who will provide you with details about the program’s curriculum, admissions process and tuition and scholarship information. They will also answer any questions you may have and tell you what to expect from this flexible, online graduate program.

Global Tobacco Control

Join us on Tuesday November 5th for a live Virtual Open House. We’ll be discussing our online Graduate Certificate in Global Tobacco Control. Take this opportunity to learn more about the program and how it can prepare you to advance tobacco control efforts around the world.

You'll have the chance to hear from one of our admissions officers, the Program Director, Joanna Cohen, PhD, and the Program Coordinator, Carla Clemens, who will provide you with details about the program’s curriculum, admissions process and tuition and scholarship information. They will also answer any questions you may have and tell you what to expect from this flexible, online graduate program.

Humanitarian Health

Join us on Friday November 8th for a live Virtual Open House. We’ll be discussing our online Master of Applied Science (MAS) in Humanitarian Health. Take this opportunity to learn more about the program and how it can prepare you to safeguard public health in large-scale humanitarian and disaster relief settings around the world.

You'll have the chance to hear from one of our admissions officers and the Program Director, Paul Spiegel, MD, who will provide you with details about the program’s curriculum, admissions process and tuition and scholarship information. This will include information regarding new scholarship funding for applicants in Low and Middle Income Countries. They will also answer any questions you may have and tell you what to expect from these flexible, online graduate programs.

Please contact us at JHSPH.Applied-Learning@jhu.edu if you have any questions about these events.

 


Public Health in Action

In May 2016, the JHSPH convocation speaker was Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician in Flint, MI who was at the center of the lead water contamination investigation. In her speech, she discussed the importance of effectively utilizing research and analytical tools, to address public health questions and crises. You can watch a portion of her speech by clicking the image below.

 


Get In Touch

We're happy to help as you plan this important phase of your education. Request more information or call us at 844-379-1319 to speak with an admissions officer. You can also reach us via email at JHSPH.Applied-Learning@jhu.edu.

OPAL Program Office

Elizabeth Golub, PhD, MEd
Director, Online Programs for Applied Learning
Email: egolub@jhu.edu  Phone: (410) 502-2502

Christina Potter, MBA
Program Manager, Online Programs for Applied Learning
Email: christina.potter@jhu.edu  Phone: (443) 287-3068

Derin Dacey
Program Coordinator, Online Programs for Applied Learning
Email: ddacey1@jhu.edu  Phone: (443) 287-3082