Minimum Work Requirements for Admission

Academic Requirement

Degree

Public Health Related Work Experience

Biostatistics

MPH Full-Time
None
  MS Theory and Methods None
  MS Clinical Research Methods Certain clinical training or clinical research experience required
  MS Patient Oriented Research Certain clinical training required
  MS Statistical Genetics Related paid or volunteer work preferred
  MS Pharmaceutical Statistics Certain clinical training or clinical research experience required

Environmental Health Sciences

MPH Full-Time None
  MS None

Epidemiology

MPH Full-Time Related paid or volunteer work preferred
  MPH Accelerated Minimum 5 years of related work or research experience (and/or related master's degree) if not completing/have completed a doctoral degree 
  MS Related paid or volunteer work preferred
  Executive MS Several years of experience in a health-related field

General Public Health

MPH Accelerated Minimum 2 years' work experience and additional health professional training

Health Policy and Management

MHA Full-Time  None
  MHA Part-Time Minimum 1 year of relevant experience in a health-related industry
  MPH Full-Time None
  MPH Accelerated Minimum 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 Programs Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in a health-related industry

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 Accelerated Minimum 5 years of related work or research experience (and/or related master's degree) if not completing/have completed a doctoral degree 
  MS Minimum 3 years in public health/related field or prior doctoral degree

Sociomedical Sciences

MPH Full-Time Related paid or volunteer work preferred
  MPH Accelerated Minimum 5 years of related work or research experience (and/or related master's degree) if not completing/have completed a doctoral degree 
  MS None