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:
- Environmental Health Sciences
- Public Health Biology
- Health Management and Functional Management
- Social and Behavioral Sciences
- Public Policy
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.
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.
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 2021. 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.