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The Master of Public Health program has specific requirements for admission.

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    Applying for Admission

    Admission requirements:

    1. A current resume

    2. A short career plan essay answering the following questions:

    3. Contact information for 3 professional or academic sources willing to provide a letter of reference

    4. Proof of a healthcare credential if it is possessed

    5. Basic Statistics class or equivalent in current job duties

    6. Technical/Scientific writing course at the 300/400 level

    In addition to the above:

    The EWU Graduate Studies Office collects a $50 application fee. No additional fee is charged for application to the MPH program

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      Admission Requirements

      Based on the standards described below:

      Applicants may seek admission on the basis of:

           1. their bachelor's degree work

           2. completion of another master's degree

           3. admission procedures and requirements are the same for the MPH degree and the certificate programs

      Admission Based on Undergraduate Academic Performance

      Students who have completed a bachelor's degree at an appropriately accredited institution may be admitted to the Graduate Program in Public Health based on the following criteria:

        Admission Based on Another Master's Degree

        Students with proof of possession of another valid master's degree may waive the scientific/technical writing requirement. All further application requirements remain the same.

        Admission Based on Work Experience

        Applicants whose GPA is less than 3.0 and who have at least 10 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in public health may also be offered regular admission

        Admission is based on the following:

        1. Evidence of having obtained a bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution
        2. An essay demonstrating critical thinking skills
        3. A statement of intent demonstrating a level of knowledge and intellectual maturity appropriate to the proposed field of graduate study
        4. Evidence of professional success in Public Health

        English Language Requirement:

        Contact Information

        Public Health
        668 N. Riverpoint Blvd., Rm. 236
        Spokane, WA 99202

        phone: 509.828.1369
        fax: 509.828.1370

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