91
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Johns Hopkins University / Department of Health, Behavior and Society is located in Baltimore, MD, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Health Sciences (MHS) Social factors in health
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) Health education and health communication
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Social and behavioral sciences
Master of Science (Sc M) Genetic counseling

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 27
Doctoral Degrees 10
Other Advanced Degrees 27

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

312
Applied
89
Accepted
28
Enrolled
29%

Applying

135
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, curriculum vitae, 3 recommendation letters
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

91
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 8.79%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 14.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.49%
Unknown 2.2%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social determinants of health and structural and community-level inventions to improve health, communication and health education, behavioral and social aspects of genetic counseling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD  21218
United States
Contact Margaret Ensminger
Interim Chair
Phone: 410-502-4076
Fax: 410-502-4080