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 Johns Hopkins BSPH 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 2024
  • Course Duration 02 Years
  • Course Fee USD 22000

MPH Program Overview

Since 2013, the Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health (BSPH), Baltimore, Maryland, USA in cooperation with the IIHMR University, Jaipur has been offering MPH degree program in Jaipur, India for students 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 in public health and 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, Baltimore, USA and IIHMR University, Jaipur.
The courses are taught by distinguished faculty members from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the IIHMR University; who have contributed to meeting the challenges of public health and management of healthcare services nationally and internationally.

Capstone Project

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


Special emphasis is placed on practical training, whereby the students are required to undertake practicum in population-based health prior to graduation. The intent of the practicum requirement is to engage students in activities aligned with their career goals, as well as activities that demonstrate the application of public health concepts and critical thinking relevant to the student's area of specialization. The practicum experience involves a mentored hands-on experience, working and interacting with public health professionals.

Summer Institute at BSPH, USA and Travel Scholarship

The students will travel to Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (BSPH), Baltimore, USA for attending the Summer Institute. For the same, the students will be given scholarship from IIHMR University for attending the Summer Institute at BSPH 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

  • Travel scholarship to all the students for attending Summer Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
  • The Johns Hopkins University's MPH curriculum is delivered jointly by distinguished faculties of Johns Hopkins BSPH and IIHMR University.
  • Degree is awarded by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Johns Hopkins BSPH), USA and IIHMR University India.
  • Network of 27,000+ alumni around the world.

Program Duration

The Master of Public Health (MPH) Program is a two-year full-time degree program. The MPH program 2024-2026 will commence from October 2024.

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (BSPH) was founded in 1916 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. BSPH is the largest and first institution of its kind in the world, that offers flexibility to focus on a variety of public health disciplines. The school has 978 primary and 866 Affiliated Public Health faculty members, renowned for teaching, public health practice, and ongoing research in the U. S. and in more than 120 countries. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has 10 departments and over 80 research centres & institutes. The academic community comprises more than 3,238 master's and doctoral students representing 93 countries. Additionally, the school boasts an alumni network of over 27,000 individuals actively engaged in impactful public health initiatives worldwide. Because of these accomplishments , the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has been perennially ranked as the number one Public Health School by U.S. News & World Report.
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IIHMR University


The genesis of IIHMR University dates to October 5, 1984, when the Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) was established. IIHMR University has been established and incorporated as a postgraduate research university by the Government of Rajasthan vide the IIHMR University, Jaipur Act, 2014 (Act No. 3, of 2014).
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Johns Hopkins BSPH faculty and IIHMR faculty with faculty appointments at Johns Hopkins BSPH 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 Johns Hopkins BSPH faculty, in addition to attending one course  in-person in Baltimore, MD, during Winter/Summer institute at Johns Hopkins BSPH. Students will take the online courses with other Johns Hopkins BSPH 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 Johns Hopkins BSPH is known worldwide. Johns Hopkins BSPH faculty will work with IIHMR faculty to tailor the content of Johns Hopkins BSPH core courses to the reality of India, with Indian case studies and examples.

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