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Master of Public Health

MPH Admissions Information

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Application Deadlines

Summer 2015 Full Time Matriculation
All materials must be received by January 15, 2015

Summer 2015 Online/Part-Time Matriculation
All materials must be recevied by January 15, 2015

November 2015 Online/Part-Time Matriculation
Application Deadline: July 1, 2015

January 2016 Online/Part-Time Matriculation
Application Deadline: July 1, 2015

-MPH applications are available in SOPHAS

- All academic transcripts from institutions outside of the United States must be evaluated by an external credentialing agency. For more information, review the complete requirements for international students.

- If you miss an admissions deadline, you can get started with coursework prior to admission by taking courses as a non-degree seeking student. These credits will apply to the degree if you are admitted into the program.

Admissions Requirements

Experience. Applicants must have two years of professional, post-baccalaureate, full-time, health-related work experience.  This requirement may be waived for applicants to the MPH combined degree programs (except for the combined MPH/MBA degree, which does require the two years of health-related work experience).

Course Pre-Requisites. The following college-level courses are required of all applicants:

Standardized Test Scores. Scores of the GRE, MCAT, GMAT, or LSAT, are required of all MPH applicants.  Applicants who have an advanced degree beyond the baccalaureate may elect to have their application reviewed by the MPH Admissions committee without a standardized test score (MS, MA, MD, DDS, PHD, MBBS, BDS).  However, they may be putting themselves at a disadvantage, particularly if their admission materials do not demonstrate significant quantitative and analytical skills.  Also, applicants who request to have their application reviewed without a standardized test score may significantly reduce their chances of being awarded a scholarship.  Applicants who have an advanced degree and wish to have their application reviewed without a standardized test score should mark the appropriate section on the SOPHAS application supplement form.

A complete application consists of:

For help with steps on how to apply, you can review the MPH Application Instructions available from the Admissions Office.

Tuition and Fees

For tuition purposes, students registered for 12 or more units are considered full-time. There is an admissions deposit of $600. However, $500 of the admission deposit that is paid prior to arrival will be credited toward the $500 matriculation fee upon beginning the program.

For more information, you can review the full list of tuition and fees available from the Admissions Office.