Applicants must be admitted to an AVMA-accredited college of veterinary medicine. Applicants are encouraged to begin the DVM/MPH program the summer prior to starting veterinary school; however, are eligible to apply any time during vet school​.

Students who do not have a bachelor’s degree, regardless of whether their veterinary school requires one, are not eligible for the dual degree MPH program.

Effective for the 2020-2021 application cycle, 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 GRE. Applicants must be applying to or admitted into an AVMA-accredited veterinary school.

Admission Averages

  • GPA of 3.00
  • GRE minimum composite score of 1000 and a 3.5 on the AWA


  • April 1 for Summer Term Admission
  • August 1 for Fall Term Admission
  • December 1 for Spring Term Admission
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