Students from any undergraduate background are encouraged to apply to the Community Health Promotion MPH program, including recent graduates, mid-career professionals wanting to increase mobility in their current position, or those looking to change careers completely. The emphasis on practitioner-based learning is a great fit for returned Peace Corps volunteers and AmeriCorp volunteers.
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.
Admissions Requirements (General)
Note: These requirements are in addition to the general admissions requirements above.
College-level courses in the following areas:
- Social and behavioral sciences (at least 3 courses)
- College-level quantitative analysis (1 course): Evidence of college-level coursework in quantitative methods is a prerequisite for application.
Preferred courses include:
- Statistics or Biostatistics (Introductory course)
- Research Methods: please provide evidence with your application to confirm that the course covers quantitative analytical methods, such as including a syllabus
- Calculus or other advanced mathematical modeling
- If you have not yet taken statistics or a relevant course, we strongly recommend that you do so, at the institution of your choice, as part of the application process
- One year of paid or volunteer experience in a public health, social service, or community setting.