Public health degree programs prepare students for a variety of careers as academics, researchers, administrators, policy analysts, regulators, educators, program planners, evaluators, epidemiologists, biostatisticians, environmental health specialists, and biotechnical specialists in government and non-government health agencies and organizations, as well as educational settings.
For graduate students, we offer three academic degrees, two professional degrees in eight concentrations and three programmatic configurations, five concurrent degrees with other campus departments, and an On-Campus/Online MPH degree program. For undergraduate students, we offer an undergraduate degree in public health. See specific application instructions below.
Our priority deadline for all programs for Fall 2017 was December 1, 2016. Students who applied by the priority deadline will be given the highest priority for admissions and consideration for scholarships and assistantships.
New for Fall 2017: We are accepting a second round of applications only for select programs (listed below). The deadline to apply is April 1, 2017. After December 1, in the event that these programs are not full, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until April 1, 2017, for the following MPH concentrations only:
- Environmental Health Sciences 2-Year MPH
- Epidemiology 1-Year MPH
- Epidemiology/Biostatistics 2-Year MPH
- Global Health & Environment 2-Year MPH
- Infectious Diseases & Vaccinology 2-Year MPH
- Interdisciplinary 1-Year MPH
- Maternal & Child Health 2-Year MPH
- Maternal & Child Health 1-year MPH
- Public Health Nutrition 2-Year MPH
Final exam date accepted for GRE for 2nd round of applications: March 15, 2017.
The application process is the same. Both applications are due by April 1, 2017:
Our On-Campus/Online MPH (OOMPH) degree program is now accepting applications for Summer 2017 and Fall 2017. For more information and to apply, please see the OOMPH website.
For applications to the undergraduate major, please see the How to Apply page in the undergraduate section of our website.
Be sure to thoroughly review the Application Requirements page.
Application Fee Waivers
There is a specific set of instructions on how to apply depending on which type of applicant you are. You will find detailed admissions instructions for each below.