Friday, 20 September 2013

Master of Public Health Program

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in Cooperation with The Indian Institute of Health Management Research 
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) Master of Public Health degree program to be offered in Jaipur, India in cooperation with the Indian Institute of Health Management Research (IIHMR) will focus on public health capacity building in developing countries. The program is intended for citizens and residents of India and low and middle income countries in the region. The curriculum is designed to cultivate students’ health management skills so that they will be prepared to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of public health programs and services. This program will prepare professionals for challenging careers in managerial positions in public health for both public and private sectors, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and national and multinational organizations. The collaboration between JHSPH and IIHMR will enable students to benefit from JHSPH’s track record of excellence in teaching public health courses and IIHMR’s expertise as a health management research institute in South East Asia. Coursework will involve a mix of both in-person and on-line classes (including a practicum experience and a capstone exercise), adding up to a total of 80 credits. Courses will be taken at the campus of the Indian Institute of Health Management Research in Jaipur, India