John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health offers its prestigious Masters of Public Health. The program is designed for professionals to be leaders in public health profession. Graduates of this program are expected to spearhead initiatives to address impending global health problems. The program adopts multidisciplinary learning methodology. The faculty’ teachers are all experienced and seasoned public health professionals. The program has a masters degree online format. Students who are going with this format, have 2 to 3 years to complete it with 1 to 3 distance learning courses per term. They enjoy much flexibility from the program since they could completely comply with the course requirements at their own pace.
Entrants must have at least two-years of full-time health-related work experience. They must have earned experience after graduation. If they earned a public health- related doctoral degree, it is considered as if they have complied with the two-year work experience requirement. If they are medical students or have finished medical school outside of the United States, the requirement is waived. If they are also taking dual-degree programs, the requirement is likewise waived. They must have earned an undergraduate degree, preferably with honors, with courses in math, biology, and health-related sciences such as anatomy or nutrition. Their academic transcripts will be considered along with their scores in standardized tests such as MCAT, GMAT, or LSAT. They must submit three letters of recommendation with one coming from a practicing professional and another from the academe. If they are an international student, they should have TOEFL scores of at least 100 for internet based and 600 for paper-based. For IELTS, they must have at least 7.