Master of Public Health

Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator
Dr. Michele Moore
mmoore@unf.edu
(904) 620-1449
Building 39, Room 4009
ADMISSIONS
Application InformationApplications are accepted for fall admission only.
Application DeadlinesFall Term . . . . . . . . August 1

Admits during fall term only. The review process for admissions each fall term will begin July 1st. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications and required documents before the August 1st deadline to ensure admittance pending application review by the program director. 
Admission Requirements

University requirements:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or its equivalent from a foreign institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study. 

Additional program requirements:

  1. Official transcripts from all attended institutions
  2. GRE test scores (Institutional Code: 5490):
    • Prior to July 1, 2011:    1000 combined verbal and quantitative scores with no lower than 400 on either section
    • After July 1, 2011:        153 verbal and 144 quantitative 
  3. Letter of intent describing:
    • reasons for seeking an MPH degree
    • short and long-term goals
  4. Resume
  5. Two letters of recommendations

Applicants not meeting the GRE or 3.0 minimum requirement may contact the Master of Public Health Program Director (Dr. Moore, mmoore@unf.edu) for additional admission criteria options. For additional tools to determine GPA, please visit Calculating Your GPA.

 

Students should be aware that admission into any graduate program is granted on a competitive basis. Students meeting minimum requirements may be denied admission based on such factors as program capacity or academic discretion. Likewise, students may be considered for admission as an exception if stated admissions criteria are not met.

 

 

For more information on how to apply click here.

Additional requirements for International applicants can be found here.

THE PROGRAM
Program OverviewThe MPH degree is the most widely recognized professional credential for leadership positions in public health. This degree is appropriate for those who wish to pursue careers in developing, planning, managing, or evaluating health promotion and disease prevention programs, or in conducting public health related research.  The UNF MPH Program prepares students with a broad understanding of the core areas of public health combined with a focus on competencies specific to the health promotion and education concentration area.  MPH graduates will be able to integrate and apply their knowledge to address public health problems, and will possess skills and competencies necessary for public health practice in a wide range of public and private institutions.  Graduates are typically employed in governmental or non-profit health agencies, health care facilities, work site wellness programs or school settings.
INFORMATION
AccreditationCEPH -- Council on Education for Public Health
Curriculum & RequirementsPublic Health Curriculum
Total Program
Credit Hours
48
Average Length
of the Program
Two Years
Approximate Enrollment70
Career PossibilitiesCareer Services Information