SPH does not require the GRE for its master’s and doctoral degree programs. Learn more about our decision regarding the GRE.

Admissions Requirements

View SPH admissions requirements.

Program-Specific Prerequisites

Applicants must possess an advanced degree, such as MS, MD, DDS, DVM, PharmD or PhD, or a Public Health Core Concepts certificate with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25, and have some work experience in the area of health or human services. 

Student Testimonials

“Highly flexible graduate degree program.” —MD, MPH

“My experience in the Public Health Practice program was incredibly 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

Application Deadlines

May/Summer Term:
April 1
Fall Term:
August 1
Spring Term:
December 1

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