To be eligible to apply to the Public Health MPH, applicants must be currently applying or accepted to an accredited MURP program.

Students must have a baccalaureate degree before beginning MPH coursework. Preferred performance levels: GPA of 3.00. All applications are reviewed holistically.

Effective 2021, SPH is not requiring the GRE for all master’s and doctoral degree programs. Learn more about our decision regarding the GRE.

Standardized Test Requirement

This program does not require the GRE. Applicants are required to be applying or admitted to a MURP accredited program to be eligible to apply to the dual degree.

Admission Averages

GPA of 3.00.

Applications deadlines:

  • April 1 to start May/summer terms
  • August 1 to start fall term

To get started on your MPH dual degree with MURP complete the application in SOPHAS. To find our program – go to SOPHAS – Program Finder.

  • Areas of student – check ALL
  • Institution – check University of Minnesota of Public Health
  • Program – MPH/MURP – Public Health Urban and Regional Planning
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