Master of Education in the Health Professions

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), which is preparing 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 inter-professional instruction by interdisciplinary faculty teams
  • Hypothesis-driven and evidence-based teaching
  • Mentored education research and publication guidance
  • Part-time, flexible and entirely online 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 right.

Questions may be directed to or by contacting Maggie Shamer at 410-516-5265.

Admission Requirements
Master of Education in the Health Professions
Start Terms:Fall
Application Deadline: June 24, 2019
Application Requirements:
Online application form
$80.00 application fee
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 from all post-secondary institutions attended
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.
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.