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:
- Completion of a bachelor's degree or higher, preferably with a major in the sciences, from a regionally accredited college or university.
- 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.
- Two letters of recommendation from individuals able to comment on the applicant’s academic or professional experiences.
- Official transcripts from each college or university attended.
- 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.
- Personal Statement.
- Resume or Curriculum Vita.
- Passage of the Midwestern University criminal background check.
- 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.