Students with related experience, a basic understanding of physiological and/or psychological human development, and a quantitative background or interest (for Epidemiology track) are best suited for academic success in the Maternal & Child Health MPH program.

Admissions Requirements (General)

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Program-specific Prerequisites

(Note: the requirements below are in addition to the general admissions requirements above)

All Maternal & Child Health MPH Tracks:

  • A strong interest in, and understanding of, maternal, reproductive, child, and family health and public health content (expressed in the applicant’s letter of intent).
  • Work or volunteer experience in a clinical, community-based, public health or managed-care agency/program that focuses on vulnerable populations, women, children, adolescents, and/or families (preferred, not required).

Epidemiology Track: Applicants to the Epidemiology Track are expected to demonstrate strong quantitative skills and a specific interest in working with data upon graduation. They are also expected to have undergraduate coursework in statistics and/or calculus.

Advanced Standing Track: Advanced Degree or 3 years experience

Application Deadline

Scholarship Consideration Deadline for Fall Admission: December 1

Final Deadline for Fall Admission: July 1

Spring Admission (advanced-standing program only): November 1

May and Summer Admission (advanced-standing program only): March 1

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