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10 Reasons to Apply to the MPH Program

10 Reasons to Apply to the MPH Program

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


1. The Best Education and Training

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Bloomberg School No. 1 among schools of public health since 1994. As the oldest school of its kind, we’re celebrating a century of groundbreaking research and practice. Students are invited to all our festivities, including our 100th birthday bash on June 13, 2016!

2. New Scholarship for Online/Part-time MPH Students

All new degree-seeking students in the online/part-time program will receive a $20,000 scholarship.

3. 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.

4. Culture of Collaboration

We’re rigorous, not competitive. Students learn that from the get-go. Teamwork is emphasized within and between all departments, and faculty members are easy to approach on campus or online.

5. 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.

6. Customized for Your Career

Options include a full-time or online/part-time format, unique curricula, academic concentrations and offsite courses to suit your direction, including programs in Barcelona and Washington, D.C.

7. 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.

8. Unparalleled Global Alumni Network

Join and access the network of more than 7,000 MPH graduates—part of our 20,000-plus alumni community, worldwide.

9. Significant Financial Support

Take advantage of a number of student funding sources.

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.


For Summer 2016 matriculation, all application materials must be received by December 15, 2015. Here's how to apply.

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