Master of Public Health
|Master’s (residential)||MPH||MPH||Fall||February 14, 2023 **|
|Master’s-Asheville site (residential)||MPH||MPH||Fall||April 11, 2023 ***|
|Master’s (distance)||MPH||MPHX||January 2023||November 15, 2022****|
|May 2023||March 07, 2023****|
|August 2023||June 13, 2023****|
|Fall Graduate School Fellowships||December 13, 2022* (Recommended)|
|Academic Program Aid/Financial Assistance||http://studentaid.unc.edu/|
|Associate Director||Karla Townley-Tilson (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Director of Graduate Admissions||Jonathan Earnest (email@example.com)|
|Address||135 Dauer Dr
263 Rosenau Hall, CB #7400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400
GRE scores are neither required nor typically recommended for applicants to the Master of Public Health program
|Letters of Recommendation||3 – Letters of recommendation should come from letter writers who can attest to the applicant’s ability or potential to complete graduate public health training. Applicants who have graduated from an academic degree program in the past 5 years are recommended to have at least one academic letter of reference.|
|International Applicants Only||TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)|
|Other Requirements||In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements.
Residential applicants must submit an application to the MPH through www.sophas.org first. After the SOPHAS application has been submitted, applicants will receive an email from the UNC Graduate School with instructions on how to submit the UNC Graduate School application. Applications will not be reviewed until all applications and application materials have been submitted and verified.
*For Fall 2023 Graduate School Fellowship consideration, SOPHAS must be submitted by December 1, 2022.
**For Fall 2023 MPH applicants, SOPHAS must be submitted by February 1, 2023.
***For Fall 2023 MPH-Asheville applicants, SOPHAS must be submitted by April 1, 2023.
****The School of Public Health also offers an online MPH degree program, MPH@UNC. Please visit https://onlinemph.unc.edu/ for more information and to apply. Applications will not be reviewed until all applications and application materials have been submitted and verified.
Statement of Purpose: Applicants should respond to the following questions without exceeding 1500 words:
Concentrations: Applicants must select a single concentration as part of the application process. An applicant can only submit one Graduate School application for one concentration.
Concentration specific admissions preferences:
Environmental Health Solutions
Successful students in this concentration typically have some college-level calculus and chemistry and have an interest in working at the intersection of science and public health. Training in other STEM disciplines and/or statistics is a plus.Global Health
Health Equity, Social Justice and Human Rights
Maternal, Child and Family Health
MPH Nutrition and Dietetics Concentration*****
(The residential format of the MPH Nutrition and Dietetics Concentration program admits for the fall term; the distance format of the MPH Nutrition and Dietetics Concentration program admits for the January term only)
Population Health for Clinicians
*****Concentration also offered in the MPH@UNC online format
******Concentration offered only via the UNC Gillings MPH Program in Asheville. At this time, our joint MPH program located in Asheville cannot provide sponsorship for F-1 student visas. International students who have or are eligible for other visa types that allow them to study in the U.S. are welcome to apply. Please contact us with any questions.