Admission Process (MPH)

Applicants seeking admission to the JHSPH-IIHMR MPH program should go through a prescreening process for prior approval from IIHMR University before applying for the program at SOPHAS. Applicants who wish to apply for MPH program should follow the steps given below:

STEP 1: Candidate kindly send the completely filled pre-screening questionnaire by clicking along with an updated CV/resume on or before May 31, 2020 for pre-approval.

STEP 2: The applicant will receive a confirmation mail from IIHMR-U after the receipt of the documents in STEP-1. If the student found eligible then a pre-approval email for the application will be sent to the candidate by the IIHMR University, followed by another email from JHSPH with an invitation to complete the online MPH application through SOPHAS (Schools of Public Health Application Service) on the weblink In order to be considered for admission, the candidate has to submit the completed application (fully submitted application along with the application fee of US $ 135) by July 01, 2020.

Application requirements at SOPHAS:

In order for your application to be reviewed, you must submit the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume (*To be uploaded with application).
  • 2 Page Personal Statement (*To be uploaded with application). (*To be uploaded with application). SOP should contain the strength, leadership ability, team work, voluntary services, achievements, purpose for choosing the Public Health for adding weightage to your application.
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation – Electronically through SOPHAS.

    We cannot receive official letters through the postal service.

  • Official TOEFL Scores – send to SOPHAS in Massachusetts use code 5688.
  • Official Credential Evaluation of all Foreign Transcripts (all colleges/universities outside of the U.S. that you have attended) should be sent through World Education Services or WES. The CAS provider you should choose is SOPHAS.
  • In order to expedite the review of your application, please send unofficial copies of ALL university transcripts to JHSPH directly.
  • Please visit the  JHSPH Website for more information.