Master of Public Health
|Master’s (residential)||MPH||MPH||Fall||February 9, 2021**|
|Master’s-Asheville site (residential)||MPH||MPH||Fall||April 13, 2021***|
|Master’s (distance)||MPH||MPHX||January 2021||November 17, 2020****|
|May 2021||March 9, 2021****|
|August 2021||June 15, 2021****|
|Fall Graduate School Fellowships||December 15, 2020* (Recommended)|
|Academic Program Aid/Financial Assistance||http://studentaid.unc.edu/|
|Associate Director||Karla Townley-Tilson (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Director of Graduate Admissions||Johnston King (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)|
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 2021 Graduate School Fellowship consideration, SOPHAS must be submitted by December 1, 2020.
**For Fall 2021 MPH applicants, SOPHAS must be submitted by December 8, 2020.
***For Fall 2021 MPH-Asheville applicants, SOPHAS must be submitted by April 1, 2021.
****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:
1. Why are you interested in pursuing a Master of Public Health degree and how will this prepare you for your career?
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:
*****Concentration also offered in the MPH@UNC online format
******Concentration offered only via the UNC Gillings MPH Program in Asheville.