Master of Public Health

College of Health Sciences
Master of Public Health

Degree Options:

  • Environmental Health Science (EHS)

  • Community Health Education (CHE)

  • Industrial Hygiene

  • Public Health Nutrition

Who Would be Interested in This Program?

  • The program is tailored to meet the needs of individuals working in or planning to work in a public health profession.

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

  • The Master of Public Health Program seeks to admit students who demonstrate the potential to be successful in graduate school, and who are committed to the public health profession, as evidenced by their interests, backgrounds, and experiences. For admission to the Program, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Combined score of at least 291 on the verbal and quantitative components of the  Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or a score of 380 on Miller Analogies Test (MAT). MAT & GRE are waived if undergraduate GPA is 3.0 or last 60 hours is 3.2
  • Submission of graduate school application and related fee
  • Submission of MPH Program application
  • While relevant work experience in public health is not a requirement for admission to the Program, alignment with core public health values is an important factor when considering applicants to the MPH Program. In addition to this, admission standards reflect the requirements of the Graduate School as well as specific requirements and the mission of the Program.

Where Are Recent Graduates of the Program Employed?

  • Our recent graduates are employed in the public and private sector. Many obtain jobs with OSHA, local health departments, and various other settings.

How Do I Get More Information?

  • Students who are interested in the EHS option may contact the MPH Office at (859) 622-7566.