Master of Public Health

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - IIHMR University’s Master of Public Health (MPH) has been designed by leveraging the core strength of both the institutions, to uniquely poised to meet the needs of Indian students as well as those confronting public health changes in Southeast Asian Region. The program combines the JHSPH's excellence in Public Health education with the IIHMR’s expertise in Health Management and Research in Southeast Asia. These strengths are visible in the curriculum of this exciting program.

  • Session Starts October 2022
  • Course Duration 02 Years
  • Course Fee USD 22000

MPH Program Overview

Since 2013, the Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), Baltimore, Maryland, USA in cooperation with the IIHMR University, Jaipur has been offering MPH degree program in Jaipur, India for Indian students as well as those from Southeast Asian Region.

The overreaching goal of this MPH program is to provide students with a population perspective on health build knowledge and skills to perform as an effective manager, leader or administrator in health systems, both in public and private sector. The MPH program is designed to provide students with critical multidisciplinary training to help solve global public health problems.

The full-time MPH program aims to develop students' competencies in the following core areas:

  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Public Health Biology
  • Health Management and Functional Management
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Public Policy
  • Ethics

Learning Pedagogy

The pedagogy in each course is selected judiciously, with an emphasis on involving the students in learning and helping them to relate concepts and theories to real-world situations inpublic healt hand its management. The program is conducted with intensive teaching and learning methods which includes coursework, capstone project in the first year and practicum experience in the second year all cumulatively totaling to eighty two credits.

Course Work

The MPH program offers students unique opportunity to attend the academically rigorous courses offered at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), Baltimore, USA and IIHMR University, Jaipur.
The courses are taught by distinguished faculty members from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and IIHMR University; who have contributed in meeting the challenges of public health and healthcare management nationally and internationally.

Capstone Project

The capstone project is a requirement of the MPH program also an opportunity for students to work on public health practice projects that are of particular interest to them. The goal is for students to synthesize, integrate and apply the skills and competencies they have acquired during the program.


Special emphasis is placed on practical training, whereby the students are required to conduct a significant practicum experience in population-based health prior to graduation. A practicum experience involves a mentored in population-based health prior to graduation.A practicum experience involves a mentored hands-on experience working and interacting with public health professionals.

Winter Institute at JHSPH, USA and Travel Scholarship

The students will travel to Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), Baltimore, USA for attending the Winter Institute in January 2022. Students will be given scholarship from IIHMR University for attending the Winter Institute at JHSPH which includes International and local travel expenses for Jaipur-Baltimore- Jaipur trip and lodging arrangements in USA during the coursework.

Key highlights of the MPH Program

  • Study and travel scholarship for attending Winter Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA.
  • The Johns Hopkins University's MPH curriculum is delivered jointly by distinguished faculties of JHSPH and IIHMR University.
  • Degree is awarded by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), USA and IIHMR University India.
  • Network of 20,000+ alumni around the world.

Program Duration

The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is a two-year full-time degree program. The MPH program 2022-2024 will commence from October 2022.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) is the oldest and largest independent graduate school of public health in the world, founded in 1916.Consistently ranked number one globally, the School has over 765 full-time Public Health faculty members renowned for teaching, Public Health practice, and for their cutting-edge research in the US, and in more than 100 countries. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has ten departments and over 100 research centers & institutes. The student body consists of over 2,600 masters and doctoral students who come from 79 countries. The school has 20,000 plus alumni from more than 120 countries.
Because of these accomplishments, US News and World Report perennially rank JHSPH number one among schools of Public Health.
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IIHMR University


IIHMR University Jaipur, India has made pioneering contributions to research, education, and training in the areas of health management and public health. The University is a national leader in these domains. Over the past thirty-five years IIHMR has carved a niche for itself among management institutions, both in India and abroad. In its long journey built around a culture of action-oriented research, the university has worked collaboratively with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA – as well as international agencies like the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations (UN) in a range of research, training, and education activities.


JHSPH faculty and IIHMR faculty with faculty appointments at JHSPH will teach all courses. Students will attend courses taught by IIHMR faculty in person in Jaipur at the IIHMR campus. Students will attend on-line courses taught by JHSPH faculty, in addition to attending one course (Problem Solving in Public Health) in person in Baltimore, MD, during an Intensive Institute at JHSPH. Students will take the online courses with other JHSPH students from different parts of the world who are enrolled in diverse academic programs. All courses will be taught to the same high standards for which JHSPH is known worldwide. JHSPH faculty will work with IIHMR faculty to tailor the content of JHSPH core courses to the reality of India, with Indian case studies and examples.

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