Minimum Work Requirements for Admission

Academic Requirement

Degree

Public Health Related Work Experience

Biostatistics

MPH Full-Time
None
 MS Theory and MethodsNone
 MS Clinical Research MethodsCertain clinical training or clinical research experience required
 MS Patient Oriented ResearchCertain clinical training required
 MS Statistical GeneticsRelated paid or volunteer work preferred

Environmental Health Sciences

MPH Full-TimeNone
 MSNone

Epidemiology

MPH Full-TimeRelated paid or volunteer work preferred
 MPH AcceleratedMinimum 5 years of related work or research experience (and/or related master's degree) if not completing/have completed a doctoral degree 
 MSRelated paid or volunteer work preferred
 Executive MSSeveral years of experience in a health-related field

General Public Health

MPH AcceleratedMinimum 2 years' work experience and additional health professional training

Health Policy and Management

MHA Full-Time None
 MHA Part-TimeMinimum 1 year
 MPH Full-TimeNone
 MPH AcceleratedMinimum 5 years of related work or research experience (and/or related master's degree) if not completing/have completed a doctoral degree 
 MPH/MHA Executive Masters of Healthcare Management ProgramsMinimum 7 years

Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health

MPH Full-Time
The department feels strongly that students possessing real world experience elevate course and program dialogue and lead to creative research and problem solving. Prospective MPH candidates should possess at least one year of full-time, public health-related work experience. Applicants with less work experience but otherwise exceptional applications may be offered admission.
 MPH AcceleratedMinimum 5 years of related work or research experience (and/or related master's degree) if not completing/have completed a doctoral degree 

Sociomedical Sciences

MPH Full-TimeNone
 MPH AcceleratedMinimum 5 years of related work or research experience (and/or related master's degree) if not completing/have completed a doctoral degree 
 MSNone