Master of Public Health (MPH)
The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program is designed to provide broad preparation in the fundamentals of public health, while offering opportunity for specialization in interest areas.
The admissions requirements described below are in addition to the University admissions requirements. The minimum eligibility requirements for admission to a master’s degree program include the following:
- a baccalaureate degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution, with a G.P.A. of 3.0 or above
- satisfactory performance in the Graduate Record Examination (G.R.E.) or equivalent; scores must have been attained within the last five years.
- Students applying for the M.B.A. program (only) need to submit G.M.A.T. (or G.R.E. or equivalent) scores and demonstrate satisfactory performance.
- Department interview for students applying for the M.B.A. program.
- Religious affiliation is not a requirement; but students are expected to adhere to on-campus requirements of modest dress, abstinence from alcohol and smoking, and attendance at weekly chapel.
Applicants must satisfy the program-specific admission requirements, including but not limited to pre-requisite courses, license requirements and years of experience. Admissions decisions are based on a review of applicant’s transcripts, written statement, letters of recommendation, G.R.E., G.M.A.T. or equivalent scores, and interview. Satisfying minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
The degree is offered with major concentrations in:
- Environmental and Occupational Health
- Global Health
- Health Education
- Health Policy and Leadership
- Lifestyle Management (online only)
- Nutrition (Coordinated Program in Dietetics)
- Population Medicine
Second major concentrations can be added in addition to the primary major.