The master of public health (MPH) degree in global health provides students with applied public health training in a global context.
MPH in Global Health
Develop skills in areas like program management, research, and communication.
Global health MPH students choose from four concentration areas:
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: 90
Average GPA: 3.5
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.
Preference is given to students who have advanced training and applied experience in the global arena. This might include working with underserved populations, volunteer or mission experience, or Peace Corps or AmeriCorps service.
42 credit hours: Includes a thesis and an applied practice experience .
Methods Requirements (9+ credits)
Students are required to complete a minimum of 9 credits in methodological skill driven courses. These must include one selective course from (GH 503 Quantitative Data Collection, GH 522 - Qualitative Research Methods for Global Health, or GH 560 - Monitoring & Evaluation of Global Public Health Programs) and additional courses listed on the GH Approved Methods Course Guide, that together total a minimum of 9 credits.
Traditional Sample Schedules
Applied Practice Experience
All Rollins MPH and MSPH students are required to complete a 200-400 hour The Applied Practice Experience (APE) is a unique opportunity for graduate students to integrate and apply practical skills and training learned through coursework in a professional public health work environment. In most cases, students can use a part-time work position, graduate assistantship or internship to meet the Applied Practice Experience requirement. The Applied Practice Experience is a significant educational experience that requires a minimum of 200 clock hours in a public health agency, institution, or community under the supervision of a Field Supervisor and the guidance of the student's department and/or the Office of Career Development.