Admission Information for the Department of Public Health

Undergraduate Admissions

Admission information for Current Students

We value a diverse student body at the University of North Florida. Prospective public health students will apply for admission to the University. There is not a separate application to the program. General admission information can be found on the Freshman Student Admissions webpage.

Admission Information for Transfer Students

Prospective transfer students can contact a Brooks College of Health advisor for general information regarding the transfer of course credits. A formal transcript evaluation is completed after the student is accepted to UNF. Admission information for transfer students can be found on the Transfer Student Admissions webpage.

Admission Information for Post-Baccalaureate Students

Post-baccalaureate students should apply for undergraduate admission to seek a second bachelor’s degree in public health. Prospective post-baccalaureate students can contact a Brooks College of Health advisor for general information regarding the transfer of course credits. A formal transcript evaluation is completed after the student is accepted to UNF. Additional information can be found on the Post-Baccalaureate Admissions webpage.

 

Graduate Admissions 

Application for admissions to a specific Masters Program are handled by the UNF Graduate School. For program specifics, requirements and application questions please contact them at (904) 620-1360 or graduatestudies@unf.edu.

First-time UNF Students

  1. To apply online or in writing visit the Apply Today webpage 
  2. See the Graduate School’s website for information on application submission fees; make checks payable to the “Graduate School”.  Your application will not be processed without application fee payment.
  3. Have official transcripts from every college you attended sent to the UNF Graduate School.
  4. Request that your official GRE scores are sent to UNF.  UNF’s institution code is 5490
  5. Provide all required application documentation to the Graduate School.

Current or Former UNF Students

  1. You will need to fill out a full application and pay the application fee found on the Apply Today webpage.
  2. If you have attended any other colleges since you last attended UNF, you will need to supply official copies of those transcripts to the Graduate School.
  3. Requirements for the GRE remain the same for all students. Request that your official GRE scores are sent to UNF.  UNF’s institution code is 5490.
  4. Provide all required application documentation to the Graduate School.

 

Additional Required Documentation for Graduate Admissions

Master of Health Administration

  1. Submit two letters of recommentation. Please use the M.H.A. Recommendation form.
  2. To review application and admission requirements visit MHA Graduate Program.

Master of Public Health

  1. For admission criteria please review specific program requirements on the UNF Graduate School website.
  2. To review the application and admission requirements please visit MPH Graduate Program.

Master of Science in Health, Geriatric Management

  1. Personal Statement: This is a brief essay outlining the applicants’ reasons for wanting to pursue a graduate degree in Geriatric Management, career objectives, and any other information they believe is pertinent to their admission.
  2. Resume: Applicants are asked to provide a resume that indicates education and work background; honors; memberships in professional, school, and service organizations; etc.,
  3. To review application and admission requirements please visit Geriatric Management Graduate Program.

Master of Scince in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  1. Complete a personal statement. Your personal statement should include an explanation of your motivation for pursuing a degree in mental health counseling. Please describe short-term and long term professional goals and a brief auto-biography noting particular life events and experiences that play a role in your ambition to become a mental health counselor.
  2. Send your resume, summarizing your educational, employment, and volunteer work history.
  3. Submit three letters of reference. All letters of reference should be from current or previous employers,supervisors and/or professors
  4. To review application and admissions requirements please visit CMHC Graduate Program.

NOTE: Clinical Mental Health Counseling applicants who meet the “paper” requirements may be selected to interview with the Faculty Selection Committee. More information concerning this can be found on the CMHC Interview Process webpage.