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Date: Feb 2014

Deadline AlertWe don't normally give you two posts in one day, but we have important news:

The Department of Epidemiology has extended its deadline for master's applications to June 1!

The department offers the Master of Health Science (MHS) and Master of Science (ScM) in a number of tracks.

Visit Admissions Service's "How to Apply" to learn how to submit your application!

Student talking with employer at Career FairThis time next week, we'll be welcoming employers and several hundred students to the 30th Annual Public Health Career Fair!

Public Health Career Fair

March 7, 2014
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg School of Public Health
615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205

The Career Fair is open to area graduate students. No pre-registration is required.

A few of the employers attending:

  • Abt Associates
  • American Institutes for Research
  • Legacy
  • Analysis Group
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Catholic Relief Services
  • Center for Surgical Trials and Outcomes Research
  • Epic
  • Global Health Support Initiative II
  • Gradient
  • Henry M. Jackson Foundation
  • IMPAQ International
  • IMS Health
  • International Medical Corps
  • Isaacson, Miller Search
  • Jhpiego-an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University
  • John Snow
  • Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs
  • Life University
  • Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  • MITRE Corporation
  • NORC at the University of Chicago
  • ORAU Maryland Office
  • Population Services International
  • RAND Corporation
  • Social & Scientific Systems
  • UN Employment Information & Assistance Unit,
    U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Navy Medical Service Corps
  • U.S. Peace Corps
  • U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention

Hope to see you there!

Open signOur application season began in December, but some of our programs are still open!

The following programs would love to review your completed application:

The Schoolwide policy requires all application materials to arrive in our office before the deadline. But as you can see, some programs (NOT ALL) will accept applications and materials after the posted deadline.

Once the deadline has passed, applications may close at any time. We do our best to keep you informed of upcoming closings, but cannot guarantee an admissions review if you haven't completed your application before the deadline.

Best wishes to you and your application!

E-mailboxAs part of President Daniel's One University initiative, our JHSPH email addresses ( have changed to reflect the larger university we're a part of (

This is an ongoing process, so some departments within the Bloomberg School are still using their addresses.

Confused? Don't worry. We've been assured that mail sent to addresses will be forwarded to the new email. If you experience any issues, please let us know.

Going forward, the general admissions email will be

Four Seasons in MarylandAs more of our applicants are admitted, we begin receiving more questions about Baltimore and what it’s like to spend a year or two or five in our fine city.

As we brace for a winter storm, what better Baltimore topic to address than the weather!

Full disclosure: as I’ve mentioned before, I’m a native Marylander and I may be biased. But I did spend a few years of my life in Southern California where the weather is nearly always temperate and sunny. And you know what? It got old.

I love Maryland’s four distinct seasons. It’s true that summer is often hot and muggy, but the beach is just two hours away! Winter can be cold and snowy, but who doesn’t love a snow day?  And our extended springs and falls are heaven. But that’s just my opinion.

You can review averages and Baltimore weather statistics for yourself: