Master of Education in the Health Professions

The Johns Hopkins University, through an innovative collaboration of its Schools of Business, Education, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, is offering a world class degree – the Master of Education in the Health Professions (MEHP) – that prepares a new generation of health professionals to serve as effective educational leaders and researchers for schools and training programs related to medicine, public health, nursing, and other health professions.

The MEHP program features:

  • Quality interprofessional instruction by interdisciplinary faculty teams
  • Hypothesis-driven and evidence based teaching
  • Mentored education research and publication guidance
  • Part-time, flexible and entirely online format – designed for busy professionals
  • High-quality learning experience with direct relevance to your role as an educator
  • Leadership development

More information on this groundbreaking program – including admissions information, program of study and faculty, is available via the links on the left.

Questions may be directed to MEHP@jhu.edu or by contacting Ms. Margaret Shamer at (410) 516-5265.

Admission Requirements
Master of Education in Health Professions 
Enrollment:Part-Time
Start Terms:Fall
Application Deadline: Priority consideration date: June 1; Applications accepted after this date depending on space availability
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
Resume/CV
Essay:
A 500-word essay discussing the reasons you wish to pursue a degree at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on your long-term goals and how your academic program will complement those goals. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses in your academic background, as well as any additional comments that will assist in evaluating your application materials. Essays should be submitted in a typed format on a separate sheet of paper.
Two Letters of Recommendation:
Official Transcripts
International Applicants: 
Academic transcripts for degrees conferred by non-U.S. institutions are required to be evaluated for their equivalence to similar degrees earned in the U.S. – see credential evaluations.  Physicians who have completed ECFMG certification may submit the Certification Verification Status Report in lieu of the course-by-course evaluation to satisfy this requirement for their medical degree.
Disposition Survey
Interview is required. Applicants who meet admission requirements will participate in an interview (in person, Skype, or phone) to ensure that their goals align with the goals of the program prior to an offer of admission.

State-specific Information for Online Students

Students should be aware of additional state-specific information for online programs.