Admission Process

Applicants seeking admission to the Johns Hopkins BSPH-IIHMR MPH program should go through a prescreening process for prior approval from IIHMR University before applying for the program at SOPHAS. Applicants who wish to apply for MPH program should follow the steps given below:

STEP 1: Candidate kindly send the completely filled pre-screening questionnaire by clicking along with an updated CV/resume on or before May 31, 2023 for pre-approval.

STEP 2: The applicant will receive a confirmation mail from IIHMR-U after the receipt of the documents in STEP-1. If the student found eligible then a pre-approval email for the application will be sent to the candidate by the IIHMR University, followed by another email from Johns Hopkins BSPH with an invitation to complete the online MPH application through SOPHAS (Schools of Public Health Application Service) on the weblink In order to be considered for admission, the candidate has to submit the completed application (fully submitted application along with the application fee of US $ 145) by July 01, 2023.

Application requirements at SOPHAS:

In order for your application to be reviewed, you must submit the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume (*To be uploaded with application).
  • 2 Page Personal Statement (*To be uploaded with application). (*To be uploaded with application). SOP should contain the strength, leadership ability, team work, voluntary services, achievements, purpose for choosing the Public Health for adding weightage to your application.
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation – Electronically through SOPHAS.
    • SOPHAS cannot receive official letters through the postal service.
  • Official TOEFL Scores – send to SOPHAS in Massachusetts use code 5688.
    Applicants must submit scores of an English language proficiency test. Official English language proficiency test scores less than 2 years old will be required as part of the application. To fulfill this requirement, we will accept scores of IELTS, PTE Academic, Duolingo English Test and TOEFL iBT.
  • Successful applicants should possess a strong academic record with particular emphasis on excellent quantitative skills, which are reflected in transcripts and/or standardized test scores (GRE, MCAT, GMAT or LSAT). However, standardized test scores (GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MCAT) are optional for this program but the inclusion. The admissions committee will make no assumptions if a standardized test score is omitted from an application but will require evidence of quantitative/analytical ability through other application components such as academic transcripts and/or supplemental questions. Applications will be reviewed holistically based on all application components. If submitted, official GRE Scores –should be sent to JHBSPH at SOPHAS 3738/ or GMAT Scores should be sent to KGB-3R-06.
  • Official Credential Evaluation of all Foreign Transcripts (all colleges/universities outside of the U.S. that you have attended) should be sent through World Education Services or WES. The CAS provider you should choose is SOPHAS. WES also offers a 10% discount for students having records evaluated for the SOPHAS application. The course-by-course evaluations allow applicant reviewers to properly understand your academic success and original transcripts confirm the authenticity of the applicant's degree. Therefore, Johns Hopkins BSPH will continue to require credential evaluations review course-by-course and include academic records and transcripts in the completed evaluation. All credential evaluations need to be sent electronically to BSPH office at WES, ECE, Educational Perspectives or Span Tran are recommended agencies. Admissions Services will accept evaluations from other credentialing agencies with prior approval from the BSPH office.
  • In order to expedite the review of your application, please send unofficial copies of ALL university transcripts to Johns Hopkins BSPH directly.
  • Please visit the Johns Hopkins BSPH Website for more information.


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