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Master of Public Health Program Admission

Admission Requirements (M.P.H)

To be considered for admission to the Master of Public Health degree program, applicants must submit the following documented evidence:

  1. Completion of a bachelor's degree or higher, preferably with a major in the sciences, from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a scale of 4.00 in all coursework completed for the bachelor's or higher degree program.
  3. Two letters of recommendation from individuals able to comment on the applicant’s academic or professional experiences.
  4. Official transcripts from each college or university attended.
  5. Test scores submitted to the Office of Admissions from one of the following: Graduate Record Examination (GRE), Medical College Admissions Tests (MCAT), Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT), Dental Admissions Test (DAT), Optometry Admissions Test (OAT), or other professional program admissions test.
  6. Personal Statement.
  7. Resume or Curriculum Vita.
  8. Passage of the Midwestern University criminal background check.
  9. Commitment to abide by the Midwestern University Drug-Free Workplace and Substance Abuse Policy.

Current or admitted Midwestern University students may transfer their MWU healthcare professional application to the M.P.H. Program for admissions consideration. 

Transfer of a limited number of graduate-level course credits from other institutions may be allowed: up to 10 quarter hours for the Master of Public Health degree. Generally, transfer credit will only be given for coursework completed in a CEPH-accredited M.P.H. program or an accredited professional healthcare degree program with a minimum letter grade of “B.”

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis. Students are advised to complete their application files as early as possible, but no later than April 1, to ensure timely consideration.


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