Academic Program Proposal

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Johns Hopkins University
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Master of Applied ScienceHumanitarian Health12/29/2017
Humanitarian Health Program Description
The MAS in Humanitarian Health will provide an opportunity for education and training in epidemiology and biostatistics, courses that reflect the breadth of public health, practical skills derived from workshops in professional development, and critical issues in the humanitarian field. Designed for working professionals interested in a graduate-level degree, the MAS in Humanitarian Health will allow participants to gain advanced skills in health- related practice and research, humanitarian emergencies and disaster response program management and leadership, and advocacy and research. <br> <br>The degree will consist of online intensive graduate-level coursework culminating in the Integrative Activity. The proposed program will commence in fall 2018, and will require successful completion of a minimum of 49 credits, including an Integrative Activity. <br>Students may complete the degree over a minimum of eight 8-week terms in two years to a maximum of four years. <br>