Academic Program Proposal

Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
12/31/2016Johns Hopkins University
Proposal
A.O.C.Implementation Science3/1/2017Recommended6/30/2017
Implementation Science Program Description
The new area of concentration in Implementation Science within the existing Doctor of Public Health will allow part time students, who already have substantial public health experience but are interested in further advancing their careers to achieve leadership positions in a variety of agencies. The Doctor of Public Health program is built around a set of foundational competencies that all students entering the program are expected to achieve. In addition to these competencies students will have an additional six competencies that are specific to the proposed concentration of Implementation Science. <br> <br>The goal of the Doctor of Public Health with a concentration in Implementation Science is designed to prepare students to assume leadership roles in domestic and international public health policy and practices positions, as well as in health services delivery settings. <br> <br>The new concentration aligns with Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health mission by being designed to prepare students to advance the public’s health through the integration and application of a broad range of knowledge, analytical skills and competencies that will enable graduates to effectively assume leadership roles in public health both domestically and internationally.&nbsp; <br>