Certificate of Advanced Study in Public Health

Deadline: May 1

MPH Program:

Deadline: May 1

Admission Requirements

Students interested in admission to the certificate program are required to meet similar standards as students applying for the MPH degree. These requirements are:

  • An interview, if invited Interview Information PDF Icon
  • Minimum GPAs at or above a 3.0 (4.0 scale);
  • Field Experience: Applicants should have relevant experience in a health or public health related field;
  • Minimum TOEFL External Icon of 600 written exam/250 CBT/100 IBT (revised 1/07) are preferred;
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution;
  • Official transcripts from all previous postsecondary courses;
  • Appropriate completion of the admission application and payment of a non-refundable application fee;
  • One public health essay; described in the application;
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who know you in an academic or professional capacity. This does not include personal friends and family;
  • A Resume or CV;
  • It is highly recommended that students have the following college level courses: biology and statistics.
  • All incoming students must attend new student orientation.