Direct Matriculation Programs

Master’s in Global Health Studies

The challenges of identifying, understanding, and preventing global health issues are of vital importance for scholars all over the world.

The Johns Hopkins Direct Matriculation Program: Master’s in Global Health Studies allows qualified students displaying a strong interest in public health to pursue a combined bachelor’s/master’s degree with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Students selected to this Direct Matriculation Program as undergraduate applicants who maintain the required academic standards and complete the required undergraduate courses are guaranteed admission into the Bloomberg School of Public Health program with the following options:

  • Complete two additional years, for six years total, to receive a Master of Science in Public Health degree from the department of International Health with a concentration in Global Disease Epidemiology & Control, Health Systems, Human Nutrition, or Social & Behavioral Interventions
  • Complete one additional year, for five years total, to receive a Master of Health Science degree in Global Health Economics

Students must indicate that they are applying for DMP: Master’s in Global Health Studies on their application and complete the form located in their application portal at by the application deadline (Early Decision I: November 1; Early Decision II & Regular Decision: January 3).