Applicants must possess an advanced degree, such as MS, MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD,  or  PhD, or a Public Health Certificate in Core Concepts with a minimum CUM GPA of 3.25 and have significant work experience in the area of health or human services.  No admission scores or tests are required .

To get started on your MPH Executive Program in Public Health Practice application in SOPHAS, go to  To find our program – follow this path.

  • Areas of student – check ALL
  • Degree – check ALL
  • Institution – check University of Minnesota of Public Health
  • Alternative section – check the Executive Program, > Public Health Practice: Executive Program.

Applications deadlines:

  • *April 1 to start May/summer terms, The application deadline has been extended to May 1 to start in the Summer term, June 11, 2018.
  • August 1 to start fall term
  • December 1 to start spring term


Program stats

Applications Accepted Graduated
2016/17 39 27 13
2015/16  38 17 17
2014/15 31 29 17
2013/14 44 41 11

Who else is in this program?

2017 2016 2015
DDS  3 3 6
DVM 16 14 18
JD 0 1 0
MD/MBBS /PA 23 25 25
PhD/MA/MBA/MS  7 7 10
PharmD  5 5 6
PubH Core Concepts Cert  11 16 17


What do student say about the program?

“Highly flexible graduate degree program”      MD, MPH

“My experience in the Public Health Practice program was incredible valuable. Not only did I achieve my  goal of an MPH and a career in epidemiology, but I learned  about the amazingly broad impact that all aspects of public health have on our daily lives. I gained much more insight
into the world than I ever expected.”  DVM, MPH

“The executive PHP program allowed me the flexibility to customize my MPH to gain skills I need for future endeavors”  DVM, MPH

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