If I apply and am accepted, can I defer my enrollment?
You can defer your enrollment, but you must contact the Office of Admissions and the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences and let them know of your decision. If you do not let these two entities know of your decision, you will have to completely reapply the following year.
What GRE scores are required?
There are no specific requirements. However, admission is competitive and generally students have a combined verbal and quantitative score of 295 or higher on the new GRE.
What TOEFL scores are required for admission?
For applicants from non-English-speaking nations, TOEFL exam scores must be submitted. The minimum expected scores are: Taken by Paper: 570-573 Taken by Internet: 88/89 Taken by Computer: 230
How long will it take me to complete the Master of Public Health (MPH)?
The Master of Public Health is a 45 credit degree. Students can finish the program in as little as 18 months (3 semesters), though 24 months is much more common.
What type of undergraduate degree do I need to apply for the Master of Public Health (MPH)?
Our students come from a variety of educational backgrounds. You do not have to complete a certain degree to apply for the Master of Public Health. If you are applying to our Registered Dietician program, then you need to have a verification statement demonstrating completion of an ADA-approved didactic program in dietetics.
I have applied and would like to know the status of my application. Who should I contact?
You may contact the Office of Admissions 1-800-676-5389 or firstname.lastname@example.org and they will be able to tell you if it is under review in the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences.
Can I transfer any credits toward the master of public health (MPH)?
The maximum number of credits which can be transferred in to a degree program at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is no more than 25 percent of the total required for the award of degree. Transfer Credit Waiver Forms are available here.
Where are MPH graduates employed?
Our students can be found in non-profit, for-profit, academic, community based agencies, and governmental agencies around the globe. Please check the Career Services page for more information.
I would like to work domestically/internationally. Is your Department still for me?
In addition to having several faculty members with an international focus, our faculty members conduct research within the local and national communities. Just as you will encounter public health agencies anywhere you find people, communities are not limited by borders. The principles of community based program planning, research, and advocacy are the same for a neighborhood in New Orleans as for a village in Cameroon.
How do I schedule a visit?
Visit the following website for more information on scheduling a visit.