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10 Reasons to Apply to the MPH Program

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health students
Student volunteers painted at Adelante Familia in Baltimore during the 2014 Spring Tri-School Day of Service, co-sponsored by the Student Outreach Resource Center (SOURCE) and the Student Assembly Community Affairs Committee.

Here's why the Bloomberg School should be No. 1 on your list.


The 2015-2016 academic year will mark a century of public health heritage for the Bloomberg School. The next wave of Master of Public Health students will experience the celebration as the Centennial Class. Here are 10 reasons why you should pursue an MPH degree at Johns Hopkins.

1. The Program that Prepares You the Best
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Bloomberg School No. 1 among schools of public health since 1994.

2. Flexibility that Fits Your Life
An 11-month full-time program and part-time/online options, including 100+ online classes.

3. Diversity of Student Colleagues
Become part of a diverse, global, School-wide community. MPH students are physicians, former Peace Corps workers, lawyers, nurses, educators, social workers, policymakers, medical students and more.

4. Customized for Your Career
Options include unique curricula, academic concentrations and offsite courses to suit your direction, including programs in Barcelona and Washington, D.C.

5. World Class Faculty
Among our dedicated and dynamic faculty are a Nobel Prize winner, 18 Institute of Medicine members, WHO consultants and top leaders in many different fields.

6. Unrivaled Research Scope
You’ll work with the world’s leading scientists, who conduct research in more than 130 countries to tackle urgent public health problems.

7. Unparalleled Global Alumni Network
Join and access the network of more than 7,000 MPH graduates—part of our 50,000-plus alumni community, worldwide.

8. Significant Financial Support
Take advantage of a number of student funding sources.

9. Prime Location
Study at the heart of a fun, accessible city.

10. Successful Careers
An MPH from the No. 1 school of public health will open a world of opportunities for you. The Career Services office offers workshops, recruitment events and helpful resources to students and alumni. Our graduates are ministers of health, leading CDC researchers, NGO directors and more. Whichever path you choose, earning an MPH from Hopkins can enhance your career.

Join us as we celebrate a century of "protecting health, saving lives—millions at a time.Here's how to apply.

All materials must be received by January 15, 2015.

Learn more about the Bloomberg School experience.