Students with related experience, a basic understanding of physiological and/or psychological human development, and a quantitative background or interest (for Epidemiology track) are best suited for academic success in the Maternal & Child Health 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.
Admissions Requirements (General)
(Note: the requirements below are in addition to the general admissions requirements above)
All Maternal & Child Health MPH Tracks:
- A strong interest in, and understanding of, maternal, reproductive, child, and family health and public health content (expressed in the applicant’s letter of intent).
- Work or volunteer experience in a clinical, community-based, public health or managed-care agency/program that focuses on vulnerable populations, women, children, adolescents, and/or families (preferred, not required).
Advanced Standing Track: Advanced Degree or 3 years experience
Final Deadline for Fall Admission: July 15
Scholarship Consideration Deadline for Fall Admission: December 1
Spring Admission (advanced-standing program only): November 1
May and Summer Admission (advanced-standing program only): March 1