MPH Application Requirements

Applicants with clearly identified career goals consistent with the anticipated training in public health are encouraged to apply.  Strong academic record and excellent references which support future success in a career in public health are needed.  All students must possess a baccalaureate degree.   At least one of the following scores is required: GRE, MCAT, GMAT, or LSAT.

Graduates with an advanced academic or professional degree (MD, DO, JD, PhD, ScD, etc.) from a U.S. or Canadian institution may request a GRE waiver. Waivers for other advanced degrees (MBA, MPH, MPP, MSW, etc.) will be considered on a case-by-case basis; waivers are generally granted if the degree is from an institution that required the applicant to take a graduate admissions test such as the GRE or MCAT.

Test of English as a Foreign Language
Applicants from countries where English is not the primary language must submit official scores of the TOEFL. 

Loyola Guidelines for International Students
For more information about applying as an international student please see Loyola’s Graduate School international application page

All interested candidates should complete and submit via SOPHAS:

  • One set of official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended
  • A letter of intent (Statement of Purpose), describing why the applicant wishes to apply for the MPH degree and future career plans
  • Two letters of recommendation

Admission to the Program will be determined by the faculty committee. Admission requirements shall be applied equitably to individual applicants regardless of age, sex, race, disability, religion or national origin.

Tuition and Fees MPH programs

Up-to-date tuition and fees information can be found at the Office of the Bursar

For the MPH programs a total of 42 credits are needed for graduation.