Accelerated MPH in Global Health

The accelerated master of public health (MPH) degree in global health is aimed at experienced public health professionals interested in enhancing their knowledge of global health issues and building upon leadership skills.


Develop skills in areas like program management, research, and communication.


Past graduates from the accelerated MPH in global health track have gone on to acquire such job titles as: Program Director, Consultant for International Organization, Research Director/Investigator, and more. 

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Admission Requirements

In addition to the SOPHAS application, all applicants will need to submit the following materials when applying to Rollins:

  • College transcripts
  • GRE scores
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume (optional)

Cohort Size: 8

Average GPA: 3.5 

Detailed information about each of these admission requirements can be found in Admissions.

We do not have specific GPA or GRE score requirements. However, due to the strength of our applicant pool, admission is very unlikely if the score on any of the three portions of the GRE is below the 60th percentile.

The accelerated format requires three in-residence semesters. We also offer the MPH in a traditional, four-semester format

Accelerated Program Requirements

  • 5 years of full-time, post baccalaureate public health-relevant work experience or a professional graduate degree in a field relevant to public health + at least three years of public health-relevant work experience
  • Students should include a statement outlining their proposed thesis topic and thesis chair with their SOPHAS application. 

Degree Requirements

42  credit hours: Includes a  thesis  and an  applied practice experience

Accelerated Sample Schedules 

Culminating Experiences 


All Rollins MPH and MSPH students are required to complete a 200-400 hour practicum. This practical experience is designed to enhance the student’s understanding and application of knowledge and research findings to public health settings by providing an opportunity to gain practical experience. Public health work environments include nonprofit organizations, hospitals, local health departments, and for-profit firms.

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Applicants must include a potential topic for thesis on their admission application.

Examples of past department thesis titles include:

Electronic Theses and Dissertations