Students may enter the Executive MPH program from a variety of professional backgrounds in the public and private sector and must have a minimum of three years of relevant professional experience. Students are only admitted in the fall semester.
Admission is Based on:
- 3 years minimum full-time, paid work experience in a relevant field
- Completion of 4-year degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher education or its foreign equivalent.
- Abilities assessed by standardized test scores (Applied Epidemiology Track Only)
- Professional goals relevant to track choice
- Commitment to working in public health
Please become familiar with the important application dates, below:
- August 17, 2018 - SOPHAS application for fall 2019 opens
- March 15, 2019 - EMPH priority application deadline
- Completed applications submitted to SOPHAS by this date will be considered for scholarship awards
Included in the SOPHAS application, applicants will need to submit the following materials:
- College transcripts (must have a 3.0 GPA minimum recommended; specific attention paid to grades in quantitative courses)
- Three letters of recommendation
- GRE test (Applied Epidemiology Track Only) Score must be less than 5 years old. Minimum of 60th percentile score in each test area. These scores are approximately 156 verbal, 148 quantitative, and 3.5 analytical however this will vary; MCAT scores are also accepted.
- Statement of purpose tailored to your track of interest.
Tuition and Financial Aid
The 2018-2019 tuition rate for EMPH degree-seeking students who enroll in the 3-Course Schedule/2-year program (Minimum of 6 hours per semester) is set at a flat rate of $11,300/semester.
The 2018-2019 tuition rate for EMPH degree-seeking students who enroll in the 2-Course Schedule/3-year program (4 hours per semester) is $1,700 per credit hour.
The 2018-2019 tuition rate for EMPH non-degree seeking students (Special Standing & Certificate) is $2,100 per credit hour.
Special Standing Students
If you are interested in the EMPH program, but are unsure if it is the right fit for you, you may want to consider enrolling as a special standing/non-degree student. Class availability varies each semester.
To enroll, you must:
- Have at least 3 years experience
- Meet all prerequisites
- Take a required online orientation prior to beginning coursework
One-Year Certificate Program
A certificate through the EMPH program is an ideal way for you to enhance your skills in a specific area of study in a format that fits your demanding lifestyle.
- Quantitative Methods in Public Health: Ideal for those who have experience in data-centered roles, but are looking to enhance their skills in quantitative research methods and analytics.
- Public Health Informatics for Leadership: Designed for professionals in a leadership role who are looking to enhance their knowledge of public health informatics.
The EMPH certificate programs begin in the fall semester of each year.
ADAP: Allyson Bianchi
Your associate director of academic programs (ADAP), Allyson Bianchi, can assist with admissions and enrollment-related questions for prospective students.
Allyson Bianchi- Phone: 404-727-3358, Email:firstname.lastname@example.org