Online MPH in Public Health Practice

This fully online program provides an exciting opportunity for public health professionals and others interested in the field to obtain a Master's Degree in Public Health. Like our traditional MPH program, this concentration provides a strong academic foundation in the core disciplines of public health AND opportunities for students to apply new knowledge and skills in the public health field. 

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Admissions Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in a completed bachelor’s and/or graduate degree
  • GRE, GMAT, MCAT, LSAT, PCAT or DAT scores*
  • Personal statement describing your interests and goals in public health
  • Resume
  • Three references  

*The standardized test requirement can be waived for applicants who have completed a graduate degree program from an accredited US institution and received a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the program.  Applicants requesting a waiver of the GRE, or other standardized test, must submit the GRE Waiver Request Form.

NOTE:  At this time we are only able to accept international students if they are living in the US for the full duration of their study.  Please note that F-1 and J-1 students are not eligible for enrollment in the online MPH program.

Application Process

To apply to the Online MPH in Public Health Practice Program, applications must be submitted through SOPHAS, the centralized Schools of Public Health Application Service.

The application deadline for spring admission is October 15.

The application deadline for fall admission is April 15.

Questions and requests for additional information should be directed to the Online MPH Program at  onlinemph@albany.edu.