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 strengths of both institutions, and is uniquely poised to meet the needs of Indian students as well as those confronting public health challenges in the South East Asian Region.

The program combines the JHSPH’s excellence in Public Health education with the IIHMR’s expertise in Health Management Research in South Asia. These strengths are clearly visible in the design of this exciting program.

IIHMR University, Jaipur ranked 72 in Management Category as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2019 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India

Course Duration

2 Yrs

Course Fee

5 L

Eligibility Criteria

Fees Structure


Since 2013, the Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), Baltimore, Maryland, USA in partnership with the IIHMR University has been offering its MPH degree program in Jaipur, India, for Indian students as well as those from surrounding countries. This prestigious program is designed with the following objectives:

  • To cultivate students' health management skills so that they will be prepared to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of public health programs and services
  • To enhance the capabilities of public health professionals in countries of the South East Asian Region.
  • To prepare professionals for challenging careers in public health management in the public and private sectors, non-governmental organizations, as well as national and multinational organizations

The MPH degree program is a two-year course. The program includes course work in classes a capstone exercise in the first year and a practicum experience in the second year, all cumulatively totaling to 80 credits. The MPH program 2020-2022 will commence in October 2020. On-campus courses will begin at IIHMR University, Jaipur. The students will travel to Baltimore, Maryland, in winter term at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA.

The curriculum is structured to build knowledge, develop skills and provide exposure to real-world situations in public health and health management. Courses will be taught by distinguished faculty members from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and IIHMR University who have contributed to meeting the challenges of public health and health care management nationally and internationally.

The pedagogy for each course is selected judiciously, and consistently encourages the students to learn experientially, by helping them to relate concepts and theories to public health management systems. The program aims to develop students’ competencies in the following core areas:

  • Epidemiology
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Public Health Biology
  • Health Management and Functional Management
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Public Policy
  • Ethics

About Institutions

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) is the oldest and largest independent graduate school of public health in the world, founded in 1916. Consistently ranked number one globally, the School has over 765 full-time public health faculty members renowned for teaching, public health practice, and for their cutting-edge research in the USA, and in more than 100 countries. The school has ten departments and over 100 research centers and institutes. The student body consists of over 2,600 masters and doctoral students who come from 79 countries. The school has 24,500 plus alumni from more than 120 countries. Because of these accomplishments, US News and World Report perennially ranks JHSPH number One among schools of Public Health.

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IIHMR University

Established in 1984 as the Indian Institute of Health Management Research, The IIHMR University (created through an Act of the Rajasthan State legislature in 2014) has emerged as the South Asian region’s premier knowledge institution for research and teaching in the domains of public health, health and hospital administration, development studies, and pharmaceutical management. Having pioneered the disciplines of health and hospital management in India, we are now the country’s leading centre of excellence committed to cutting edge research, innovative learning, and transformative social impact in all our activities.