Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply?
All applicants are expected to submit a completed application and supporting documentation as required by the School’s Office of Admissions. Applicants to our master’s programs must have at least a baccalaureate degree in a relevant field.
The Department’s admission requirements include:
- Completed Application
- GRE scores (MCAT acceptable, but not preferred). A waiver may be requested if the applicant has:
- A graduate degree (master’s or doctoral degree), OR
- Successfully completed the Certificate in Environmental and Occupational Health and earned at least a "B" in all courses taken for the Certificate.
- Minimum undergraduate Grade Point Average of 3.0 recommended. Background coursework must include:
- Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Calculus
- Three letters of recommendation
- Transcripts from each academic institution beyond high school
- The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required for applicants from countries where the English language is not the primary language. Minimum acceptable score is 600 on the paper-based version, 250 on the computerized version and 100 on the Internet version.
What is the application deadline?
Part-time/Online MSPH in OEH – There are 2 admissions periods, Term 1 (Fall) and Term 3 (Spring). Applications for Term 1 are requested by July 1; Applications for Term 3 are requested by December 1. Admissions decisions are made as applications are received.
How long does it take to complete the program?
Full-time program requires 16 months (six academic terms and one summer session) to complete. Part-time/Online students can complete the MSPH in OEH in two-and-a-half to four years, depending on previous experience and individual circumstances.
What are the requirements for graduation?
In addition to coursework, this Program includes a three-month internship, which can be employment-based. The internship is designed to provide a professional experience tailored to the needs and interests of each student. Students must submit a final paper that serves as a culmination of the entire educational experience. Results from the internship project and an overall review of the educational experience are also presented in a seminar for an audience of faculty and students.
Who can I contact for more details about the MSPH in OEH Program?
Peter S.J. Lees, PhD, CIH
Part-time/Online Admission Inquires
Carla Reinhard, MHS
Academic Program Administrator, MSPH in OEH
410-502-0742 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Who can I contact for more information on academic opportunities within the Department?
Courtney Mish, MA
Academic Programs Manager